Originally Posted by rumdog007
Years ago, 7 or so, it was pretty good. Not an orange-y cordial, but a real rum. But, it went in a different direction. I still have 2 bottles of the original stock. I am curious to hear your take on it. It's around $20 a bottle in CA, now. Actually, one can make a pretty good drink with it. I like it in a Rum Manhattan. The bitters tones down the sweetness.
Yesterday I also bought a bottle of Pyrat XO to see what all the fuss was about too. I'm not a fan of the citrus-y taste. I may keep the bottle when it's empty tho.
The week before I picked up a bottle of Zaya Gran Reserva. Now That
was a temptress. Smooth and irresistible.