Click for information about flavored rum

 

Back home

Go to Reviews

An explanation of our ratings system

Go to Recipes

Go to Adventures

Go to web links

Go to special events

Learn how to send Samples to Spirits Review

Go learn about the owner/moderator of this website

Contact the owner / moderator


Rum Flavored - Bacardi Grand Melon

 

Click for a larger picture of Bacardi Grand Melon

Click here to enlarge

 

Bacardi Grand Melon
Bacardi Limited, Catano, Puerto Rico
IMPORTER: Bacardi USA, Miami, Florida

INGREDIANTS:
Molasses, Fruit
PROOF:  70 (35%) 
AGE: Not Applicable
TYPE: Flavored, Fruit

PRICE: $18.00 - 750 ml

 

 



Notes
: Most of our notes on Bacardi can be found here. Other Bacardi flavored rums are: Big Apple, Limón, Coconut, Dragonberry, O, Peach, Razz, and Mojito in the flavored line. Not to mention various premixed and ready to drink concoctions - some of which actually contain rum, others a malt alcohol, or none at all depending on the product or in some cases, country.

What is a Grand Melon you may ask? A watermelon. Marginally better name and concept than a watermelon flavored rum - sounds a bit less like a kiddie drink or taste.

Appearance: Clear, no sediment whatsoever. On swirling, it leaves a thin, but tenacious clear coat on the inside of the glass, then develops legs and some droplets on the edge line.

First Impression: Waxy chocolate notes, with a green watermeon rind smell - almost more like a cantaloupe smell a little latergreen and slightly spicy notes to it.

Taste: Watermelon candy a litttle citrus or tropical fruit candy, spice, lots of sugar. Very thick glycerin and corn syrup entry - almost gelatinous body. Sickly, sticky aftertaste. I hate to think what would happen if you drank too much of this . . . Filthy tasting stuff - the taste of which clings like grim death.

Drinks: Ugh. . . Rather drink the contents of a spitoon.

Cigars: Swisher Sweets.

Bottle: Clear glass with silkscreened graphics and a screwcap.

Final Thoughts: Think watermelon gummi bears or lifesavers dissolved in cheap rum . Not a serious rum or something for a serious drinker. This is one of those concoctions out there for people who love sweet, fruity, candylike alcohol for a cheap price. I'm not saying directly targeted to the underage, but certainly people with similar tastes to the underage.

Web site: http://www.bacardi.com

 


home

 

Overall rating:
Grey OliveGrey OliveGrey OliveGrey Olive
Grey OliveGrey OliveGrey OliveGrey OliveGrey Olive

Value/price rating:
Grey OliveGrey OliveGrey Olive
Grey OliveGrey OliveGrey OliveGrey OliveGrey Olive