Cockspur 12 Year Old

Cockspur

12 Year Old

(0.75l, 40%)


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$46
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Liquid treasure from Barbados.
 
Valdemar Hanschell founded his enterprise back in 1884. He started as a wholesale supplier for ships heading to and from Barbados. One of the main provisions he supplied was Rum - Barbados is supposedly the birthplace of Rum. His notoriety for quality Rum grew fast, and that was just in the time of the Rumbullion, when Rum was in extremely high demand. The operation expanded and with years it became focused solely on Rum. The establishment renamed to Hanschell Inniss, with the rooster as the emblem.
 
The Cockspur 12 YO is a creamy molasses-based Rum containing Rums aged from 4 to 17 years. Matured in American Oak barrels, the master blender selects the right casks for this blend each year to achieve the right balance worthy of the name, story and the legend. A Rum for any occasion. 

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  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    Caribbean Islands
  • Country
    Barbados
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
    Cockspur
  • Bottler
    Cockspur
  • Age
    12 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

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syrup
raspberry
lime
exotic fruit
roasted
orange
lemon
nutty
sherry
What does Cockspur 12 Year Old taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Cockspur 12 Year Old 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 / Colour 
Intense red sherry colour.
 
Smell / Nose
Nuances of oak, shortbread and exotic fruit from banana to pineapple. 
 
Taste / Palate
Dried fruit, roasted nuts and in the end taste prevailed with spices.
 
Finish
Very long, dry finish with prolonged spices.
 
Flavour Spiral
Rich, Tobacco, Vanilla, Walnuts, Roasted, Caramel, Toasted, Fruit, Fresh, Cinnamon, Neat, Bitter, Coconut.
 
Cocktail know-how:
 
Knickerbocker
This post-Civil War cocktail perfectly illustrates why you should make your own syrups. Only ¼ ounce of raspberry syrup shines through here, mixing seamlessly with the rum, lime, and orange liqueur and giving you a drink that has great complexity.
 
- 1/2 lime
- 2 1/2 / 70 ml of Amber Rum
- 1/4 ounce / 10 ml of Raspberry Syrup (see below)
- 1/2 teaspoon orange liqueur
 
1. Squeeze juice of the lime through a sieve into a mixing glass and drop the juice shell into the glass.
Add the remaining ingredients, fill the glass three-quarters full with ice cubes, cover with a Boston shaker tin, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled, 15 seconds.
2. Pour the drink, lime and all, into a rocks glass. 
 
Raspberry Syrup 

- 6 ounces / 150 ml of fresh raspberries, washed and dried
- 1 teaspoon strained, freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 cup warm simple syrup (1:1 granulated sugar and water)
 
1. Place raspberries in a 4-cup glass bowl or container and gently muddle the raspberries with a wooden spoon.
2. Add the lemon juice and stir to combine, then add the warm simple syrup and again stir to
combine. Allow the mixture to sit overnight at room temperature.
3. Strain the syrup through a fine mesh sieve or multiple layers of cheesecloth and discard the solids.
Transfer the syrup to an airtight container and refrigerate. The syrup will keep, covered and
refrigerated for up to two weeks.
Substitute: Monin Raspberry Syrup
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Haven't tasted yet. I have added this to my collection!
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