Matusalem 10 Year Old Clásico Rum
  • Category Rum
  • Country Barbados
  • Distillery Matusalem
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style White Rum
  • Maturation ex-Borubon barrels
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • caramel
  • nutty
  • sweet vanilla
  • oak
  • sweet
  • sugar
  • coffee
  • cola
  • nutmeg

Matusalem

10 Year Old Clásico Rum (0.75l, 40%)
Price $20.99

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A classic golden Rum from the Dominican Republic.

When you hear the name Matusalem, you can probably guess we ain’t talking about no new kid on the block. In the Old Testament, Matusalem would live up to be a 969-year-old and while Matusalem Rum hasn’t been around for 969 years as it was founded in 1872 in Santiago de Cuba by Benjamin and Eduardo Camp, the idea behind the name was – timelessness. The most sought-after Rum during Cuba’s Golden Age – you know, when all the artists wanted to be there, including Hemingway who even ended up living there – Matusalem never followed trends, but instead opted for the classics. Named the Cognac of Rums for using Solera ageing, today, Matusalem is bottled in the Dominican Republic as the family initially producing it went into exile after Castro gained control of the country.

Matusalem 10 Year Old Clásico is distilled from fermented molasses in the Dominican Republic. Its beautiful golden color comes from spending time in ex-Borubon barrels, although we don't know exactly how much time. The Solera ageing system means that selected aged Rums are married and aged, for an average of 10 years in this example. And voilà, here is your exceptionally soft, breezy, floral and sweet Clásico. You can savor it neat or it can be exactly what your next cocktail night needs.
 

  • Category Rum
  • Country Barbados
  • Distillery Matusalem
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style White Rum
  • Maturation ex-Borubon barrels
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Slightly floral and sweet

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Vanilla, tropical fruits, oak

Finish
Long

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  • caramel
  • nutty
  • sweet vanilla
  • oak
  • sweet
  • sugar
  • coffee
  • cola
  • nutmeg
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum is why we measure alcohol proof. To make sure Rum wasn’t watered down, it had to be ‘proven’ by soaking gunpowder with it. If it was ‘overproof’ (higher than 57.15 % vol.), then the gunpowder would ignite, but if it wouldn’t, it was ‘underproof.’
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Rum (usually) comes from molasses, the sweet and syrupy residue of refining sugarcane into sugar. Molasses is over 50% sugar, but it also contains significant amounts of minerals and other trace elements, contributing to the final flavor.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum is why we measure alcohol proof. To make sure Rum wasn’t watered down, it had to be ‘proven’ by soaking gunpowder with it. If it was ‘overproof’ (higher than 57.15 % vol.), then the gunpowder would ignite, but if it wouldn’t, it was ‘underproof.’
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Rum (usually) comes from molasses, the sweet and syrupy residue of refining sugarcane into sugar. Molasses is over 50% sugar, but it also contains significant amounts of minerals and other trace elements, contributing to the final flavor.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
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