Afrohead 7 Year Old Original Rum

Afrohead 7 Year Old Original Rum

(0.75l, 40%)


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A rich and complex Rum, perfectly aged and reflecting classic Trinidad influences.

Joe Farrell owns The Landing Guest House on Harbor Island, Bahamas. He started having a private-label wine made for his little business with a modern-designed logo of a beautiful Bahamian woman’s face and detailed headdress. In 2008 he started bottling his own Rum blend to serve his guests as well. Soon, guest house visitors were requesting shipments of “that Rum with the Afro Head” to be shipped back home. Thus, a new business venture was born. It is available in both their original 7 and 15 year versions, both are really good.

Afrohead 7 year old original Rum is a blend assembled by Toby Tyler — the official “Rum Savant” of Afrohead. The molasses-base comes from across the West Indies — with a decided emphasis on the Dominican Republic — and are fermented, distilled, and aged for a minimum of seven years in Trinidad in first-fill ex-Bourbon casks. The unique strain of native Trinidad yeast is important to the process, bringing banana and toffee notes to the front.

Smartass corner: 
Toby Tyler is a music industry veteran living in the Bahamas — writing songs and drinking Rum in his studio. When his friend Joe Farrell asked him what his favorite Rum was, he replied, “It hasn’t been made yet.” They collaborated to blend the first Afrohead Rum.
  • Category
  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    West Indies
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
    Harbour Island Rum Company
  • Age
    7 Year Old
  • Maturation
    First-fill ex-Bourbon casks

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

toasted oak
What does Afrohead 7 Year Old Original Rum taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Afrohead 7 Year Old Original Rum and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Rum used to be accepted as form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Dark mahogany. 

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Smoky molasses arrives first, followed by a light turbinado scent.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Layered and complex with toasted oak, banana, and toffee present on the front palate and vanilla and Wine-like notes lingering on the back.

Medium length and a bit dry on the finish.
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