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Gold, Brown, Red or Black how do you enjoy them?


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Old 07-02-2016, 11:21 PM   #1
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Default Appleton Rum Reserve and 12 Year

Is it just me or has Appleton gone from Bourbon style rum to a sweeter formula. I recently tried the Reserve and the 12 Year and they seemed sweeter. Now I'm opposed to a sweet rum but each one has their place.


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With the new packaging Appleton has also reformulated some of the products in the line so it is possible. I can't remember the exact changes but I think Appleton 12 should have remained the same blend. Of course blends change naturally over the years. I still have an old version of Appleton 12 and will compare it with the new packaging when I get the chance.
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