Banks 5 Island Blend Caribbean Rum is a pure, dry, flavorful white rum blend with unprecedented complexity, character and depth. The rum is carefully charcoal filtered to remove the pale color but retain its aroma and flavors.
Banks 5 Island Blend is blended in the style of classic rums from the 1920s, making it ideal for cocktails – from classics, like the Daiquiri, to more modern creations. Banks Rum allows more, true rum flavor in every drink.
A unique blend of 21 rums from 6 distilleries from 5 islands
Trinidad: Hints of Black Strap Molasses give the blend backbone
Jamaica: Pot-stilled rums provide exceptional aromatics
Guyana: Earthy and tropical fruit notes deliver depth
Barbados: Character-filled golden rums add zest
Java: Batavia Arrack, lends a touch of spice.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge – 96 points.
NOSE: Funky, vegetal, citrus and a dollop of earthiness.
PALATE: Crisp, some vegetal flavors, licorice, spice (including pepper), a touch of sweetness.
FINISH: A long, lingering spice, vegetal, notes of molasses.