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Fresh sugar cane juice rhum from the French islands.

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Old 09-23-2017, 01:27 PM   #1
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Default Which Agricole should I buy first?

Hi all,

I have just joined the ministry in my search for the best first Agricole to buy for my small but growing collection.

I want something with the characteristic grassy and sharper taste of an Agricole, I don't mind it being a bit harsher than a typical sipping rum, but this will be its main purpose. I am avoiding Barbancourt as I have heard it is a bit sweeter than Agricole should be and looses those characteristic tastes.

I feel like trying to stick to Martinique is a better option, as they seem like the more quintessential Agricole rhums.

Any suggestions would be greatly welcomed.
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Old 09-26-2017, 09:41 AM   #2
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On Martinique, Neisson is considered the best agricole. Look for sugar cane in the finish which is the hallmark of agricole rhum. The freshness of the sugar cane combined with a long fermentation yields the most sugar cane in the nose, body and finish in this agricole.
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Old 02-12-2022, 12:15 AM   #3
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Does the “Neisson” Rhum have the smoky flavor like the Negrita?

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