Perhaps more famous for its aromatic bitters, Angostura Limited has been in the business of rum making through its production company, Trinidad Distillers Limited, since 1947. It ferments, distils, ages, blends and bottles alcoholic beverages, mainly rum, in Laventille, Trinidad, West Indies.
Starting with a French designed still made by Savalle capable of producing 5400 litres of alcohol/day, today's production capacity is more than 65,000 litres of alcohol/day. There are ageing warehouses with a total capacity of 80,000 casks. It bottles more than 600, 000 cases of rum/year. Exports are mainly to the US, UK, Europe and the rest of the Caribbean.
3 year old white rum from Trinidad, this is distilled in Angostura's 5-column still, and is aged in American oak bourbon barrels before being charcoal filtered.
Nose: Creamy and slightly herbaceous. Sugared almonds and citrus blossom.
Palate: Leafy mint, white pepper, blueberry and vibrant mango.
Finish: Medium length, with lasting lemon and lime sweetness.