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Old 12-31-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default January 2012 - Angostura 1919

The first Rum of the Month in 2012 is Angostura 1919.
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Old 01-01-2012, 07:24 AM   #2
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Not a fan. I was surprised the first time I tasted it that it had a Dominican/Cuban flavor to it--in the same category with Atlantico and vizcaya--not that that's a bad thing but I was surprised.

However, to me 1919 is too hot, has too much smoke, menthol, and clove(?) flavor to be enjoyable as a sipper. But this style is just not my personal favorite one and I wouldnt be surprised to hear that others are fond of it. I do enjoy vizcaya as the top representative of the style.
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Not one of my favourites either. Too much vanilla and much too "slippery". I prefer the younger Angostura rums - they seem to have a more robust/spicy flavour.
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One of my first , and still like it. I love the vanilla flavor...
never tried the younger angostura's , I will
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Funnily enough just bought a bottle of this to sip with brother in law a few weekends ago. Tasty stuff although the vanilla doe stand out a bit. Pretty good for the price (less than $A60), too, I reckon.
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