ginger ale
cinnamon
coffee
clove
chocolate
vanilla
pepper
lime
spicy
Spiral Kraken Black Spiced Rum

Kraken Black
Spiced Rum
Reviews and Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Black like molasses, or squid ink, if you must.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Heavy chocolate up front with coffee and cinnamon.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate
Chocolate sweetness, molasses and vanilla mingle with spices commonly associated with Rum; clove, cinnamon, ginger and galangal.
 
Finish
Slightly warming with a big punch of vanilla, a touch of coffee and a hint of pepper.
 
Comment
It's versatile enough to be drank neat, on the rocks, or in a variety of mixers and cocktails. If you are a spiced Rum fan, Kraken deserves its own spot in your liquor compartment.

Flavour spiral
Ginger ale, cinnamon, chocolate, coffee, clove, ginger beer, pepper, vanilla, lime. 
Price:
$21.99
Kraken Black Spiced Rum is adored for its ginger ale, cinnamon, coffee and clove flavor notes.

This Rum is carefully distilled at Kraken distillery, Carribean.

Based on 528 votes, the average rating for Kraken Black Spiced Rum is 7.7/10.

Top reviews for Kraken Black Spiced Rum:

— This is possibly the best spiced rum I have ever tasted it’s so smooth. A staple in my house

— Well balanced.... the Kraken makes you feel like a Buccaneer sailing the seven seas.

— Kraken has been my go to rum for years. Perfect level of spice and bite. Enjoy most when mixed with ginger ale.
  • Category
    Rum
  • Style
    Spiced Rum
  • Region
    Virgin Islands
  • Country
    Carribean
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
    Kraken
  • Age
    12-24 Months

Kraken Black Spiced Rum

(0.75l, 40%)


7.7/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Kraken Black Spiced Rum
Desiree
Desiree,
This is my favorite spiced rum for all the things. Cold drinks in the summer, in the winter in hot butted rum, grandma uses it to make a killer rum cake, and of course, the branding is amazing.
 
Phillip
Phillip,
This is possibly the best spiced rum I have ever tasted it’s so smooth. A staple in my house
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Delicious and spicy with a bit of a bite. Good sweet flavor with a nice spice and tastes great.
 
Anne
Anne,
I'm not a huge fan of rum, but if I drink it, its gotta be kraken.
 
Michael
Michael,
One of my favorite basic spiced rum. Sweet but nutty.
 
Nelo
Nelo,
good party drink
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Great with a mix. Smooth blend with enough spices to give you that extra kick without knocking you out.
 
Brodie
Brodie,
For the price and how much you get it's pretty rum to share with friends
 
David
David,
Great as a mixer with cola. A little rough on its own.
 
Brian
Brian,
Wonderful flavor, beautiful spices. Has a good kick on the tongue and in the throat. It goes well on it's own, or with some Coke.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
Well balanced.... the Kraken makes you feel like a Buccaneer sailing the seven seas.
 
Jake
Jake,
Decently smooth
 
Sean
Sean,
A little too much after taste.
 
Mikel
Mikel,
Cheap spiced rum, almost syrupy not bad when mixed.
 
Michael
Michael,
Kraken has been my go to rum for years. Perfect level of spice and bite. Enjoy most when mixed with ginger ale.
 
George
George,
Drinking it neat, Love the taste. Friend says Fantastic mixer. As a dark , spiced rum, the burn is just right. Have gummy bears soaking in a glass now, will see how they are in a day or so!
 
guest
guest,
Outstanding workhorse spiced rum. My go to.
 
Jason
Jason,
Spiced rum that is good plain, on the rocks or as a mixer. Jack of all trades.
 
Lynn
Lynn,
Pleasant. Many different tastes. Very enjoyable.
 
Amber
Amber,
WOW
 
Lynn
Lynn,
It,s the kraken. Wonderful spiced. Beware it can bite.
 
Wade
Wade,
IT HAS A BURN IN THE THROAT, I LIKE MY RUM SMOOTH AND NOT SPICED. SO I AM KEEPING ROOM IN MY LIQUOR CABINET FOR A FAVORITE OF MINE.
 
George
George,
Served neat, Very nice, spicy, Full of flavor with a great finish. Will be on my bar from now on. Wife even enjoyed it, liked the aroma, but thought it had a bit much heat at the finish when served neat.
 
Tiffany
Tiffany,
I found it to be harsh at 1st although I like the flavor
 
Stephen
Stephen,
This was wonderful, I must have more.....................................
 
Jordan
Jordan,
Wonderful rich flavors!
 
O
O,
A little rough around the edges. Not fond of the bite.
 
roland
roland,
Beautiful taste
 
Theodore
Theodore,
We’re not shocked that we receive this one since we already have it in our bar. We love rum, rum, and more rum
 
Sean
Sean,
Very "sugary".
 
Bryan
Bryan,
Sweet and spicy with a nice vanilla finish. Rarely drink spiced rum neat, but I make an exception with this one.
 
Monet
Monet,
Hated it, was very heavy tasting.
 
Jason
Jason,
Absolutely delicious by itself or mixed in a drink
 
Lucanus
Lucanus,
wonderful taste
 
Henry
Henry,
Great Rum flavor with with a comfortable aroma and a fine sweetness. Tastes wonderful blank.
 
Joel
Joel,
Strong
 
Michele
Michele,
Love it straight, on the rocks, or in Dark & Stormy drinks
 
Joseph
Joseph,
Dash of orange bitters, rocks, garnish with lime. Enjoy all summer.
 
Chad
Chad,
Smooth but strong. Drinks like a whiskey. Lots of flavor!
 
Edward
Edward,
O
 
Matej
Matej,
Nice cinnamon vanilla aroma.
 
guest
guest,
Delicious
 
Chris
Chris,
Loved it should’ve ordered more
 
Antti
Antti,
It is an outstanding, rich, Spiced Rum with a long & warming finish.
 
Kenneth
Kenneth,
Chocolate up front. Hints of cinnamon and a touch of spice.
 
Kenneth
Kenneth,
Notes of black licorice and is somewhat heavy on the spice as far as spiced rums go.
 
Clive
Clive,
I bought this to take to a reunion. My friends and I finished the bottle in one evening. Enough said maybe. Easy on the palette and some interesting hints of liquorice.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
Flavorful and easy to drink. I find it to be a great introduction to people afraid of booze. Strong licorice flavors really make it a crowd favorite.
 
Shenan
Shenan,
A lot of dark chocolate notes. Felt luxury.
 
guest
guest,
Love the flavor straight and mixed. A great drink.
 
andrea
andrea,
dark'n strom perfetto
 
Murl
Murl,
Very good rum for mixing, I like it with Dr. Pepper the 2 just seem to go together, but not bad by itself either.
 
Terrence
Terrence,
It's good for mixing. The flavor adds a distinct spice to certain juices and sodas.
 
Byron
Byron,
Nice; excellent rum for the price.
 
James
James,
Nice flavor. Nice finish. Nice kick. Great mixer.
 
Bud
Bud,
Deep dark and rich in flavor. Not my favorite rum but really not bad for the price at all.
 
Jamie
Jamie,
Very smooth with just enough fullness for my tastes.
 
Ryan
Ryan,
Sweet, smooth, and dark. My kind of rum!
 
Zsolt
Zsolt,
Neither too full-bodied nor too sweet - somewhere in between which goes to every occasion; especially at its price
 
Chris
Chris,
VERY good stuff!
 
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
This would be perfect in a Dark and Stormy. Gosling has been my go to but will be buying Kraken from now on. Really like the chocolate notes
 
Scott
Scott,
Great flavor on its own and with mixers. Will always keep a bottle in my stock.
 
Donald
Donald,
Very affordable & a pleasure to deal with. Great deals.
 
Karen
Karen,
Beautiful. Amazing on its own AND in coke which is rare for rum!!
 
James
James,
Smooth finish, best flavor profile
 
Conny
Conny,
Very tasty and smooth.
 
Corey
Corey,
Very smooth and affordable
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
Great for a dark and stormy.
 
guest
guest,
My rum of choice, Kraken goes with pretty much everything.
 
Max
Max,
This whiskey is pretty good if you're looking to try something different
 
guest
guest,
I can't stop buying it because of the bottle. I'm obsessed with it. Rum is pretty tastey. Nothing too special but good for the price.
 
Onni
Onni,
Very smooth to drink straight. Take your time of move it around in your mouth. One of the most enjoyable rums I have tasted.
 
Henry
Henry,
It's got a bite when you drink it alone but mixed with eggnog it's delicious.
 
guest
guest,
Strong, smooth and great flavor. My all time favorite spirit.
 
Steven
Steven,
Very dark spiced rum. Heavy vanilla flavor. Works well straight or as a mixer. Its also easier to obtain stateside than most of the other rums on here.
 
Anthony
Anthony,
Great dark spiced rum, Great for sipping and for mixing
 
guest
guest,
A bit too easy to drink with Coke, I like the sweet flavours in Krakens & the sharpness of a wedge of lime.
 
Paul
Paul,
Its a very smooth for a dark rum, nice by itself on ice or I make a island tea drink to unwind the work week with.
 
Mr
Mr,
Always smooth and enjoyable. Feels like a treat.
 
William
William,
This has by far become my favorite summertime drink while at the pool. Great flavor with just a splash of cola.
 
Cedric
Cedric,
Interesting spiced rum, to mix or introduce this type for beginners. No interest if you're looking for a real rhum/rum/ron.
 
Brett
Brett,
Smooth
 
Mr.Tim
Mr.Tim,
We tried Kraken and was pleasantly surprised by the taste and finish. It won a spot on our bar! You can taste all the flavors that they say ate in it and the alcohol to us is perfect.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
really great tasting rum
 
guest
guest,
I love this Rum, it is one of my favorites. I really like sweeter drinks, and this one hits the spot.
 
Shane
Shane,
Greeeaaaaattttttt!!!!
 
Andrew
Andrew,
Very sweet. Almost overpowers the liquor, but still enjoyable.
 
Michael
Michael,
Too spiced for me.
 
Glen
Glen,
Bought this rum from an other vendor after reading Flaviar reviews. The only word i care to use is disappointing. The only flavour you get is vanilla, it is comparable to an over oaked wine. I tried it hard chilled, with coke, with pineapple and many other variants but still got the same result. Vanilla, no one that I served to requested a second serving, that speaks volumes. I stick to my Bacardi 151.
 
guest
guest,
Amazing, went down smooth & great tasting. Will always be a #1 favorite.
 
Kelly
Kelly,
Favorite dark rum. Can't go wrong with this one.
 
Dillon
Dillon,
it is a great rum. especially during the summer months.
 
Kevin
Kevin,
Love this rum
 
guest
guest,
A very nice and easy to drink Black Rum
 
Michael
Michael,
Lovely
 
Jordan
Jordan,
Very creamy, nice opening aromas, smooth on the pallet, warm finish, would have it again in larger quantity
 
Patrick
Patrick,
Very nice flavoured and spiced.
 
guest
guest,
Full hard six on this one. Spiced but of what?
 
guest
guest,
Excellent for the price but can't compete with the aged Rums.
 
Jonas
Jonas,
Heavy, dark, scary and absolutely raw high
 
guest
guest,
Very smooth
 
guest
guest,
Great with Coke. But be careful, the Kraken can be dangerous!
 
Jacob
Jacob,
Great flavor Makes a great dark & stormy
 
Gregory
Gregory,
Like it with Coke! Has a Carmel taste to me.
 
guest
guest,
The top
 
Rima
Rima,
Love it! Gets me so happy!
 
Andrew
Andrew,
Like a Christmas Cake in a glass. Rich syrup sugars with cloves and cinnamon.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth taste and easy to drink.
 
Mitja
Mitja,
Coffee. Sweet.
 
guest
guest,
My favourite spiced rum for regular drinking. Always try to have a bottle in the cabinet.
 
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