Review #1422 – Plantation 22yr Extreme Collection 1996 No. 3 ITP

The Schtick: This is a bottling by Plantation of spirit distilled by Long Pond in Jamaica and aged for 22 years. Bottled at cask strength, this rum is finished for a year in Ferrand barrels. Let’s see how it is.


Review #1422 | Rum Review #90

Distiller: Long Pond

Bottler: Plantation

Brand: Plantation

Selection: N/A

ABV: 54.8% ABV

Age: 22 Years


Nose: Sweet pear, mango, brown sugar, papaya. Bright, some copper, pepper, mostly sweet. Faint funk.

Taste: Thin to medium mouth feel. Prickle of heat, but not excessive. Sweet cream, plantain, pepper, nice oak structure, faint astringency.

Finish: Short, but nice. Apple, fruits, stone fruits, cream and pepper.

Overall: This is nice overall. Not mind blowing, but nice. That said, I don’t think it’s unseating any greats.

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Rank: 5


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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