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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Chocolate

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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Chocolate

The specific character of the chocolate aroma note in rums has what could be described as a cocoa-dark chocolate element. This note contributes to the smooth sensation of a well-aged rum. No chocolate or any similar entity is added to rum but in the initial heating stages of sugar extraction, the heat promotes chemical reactions leading to some of the many aroma molecules that we find so delightful in chocolate. The note is again influenced by the cask with the ageing process of the rum liquid. Differences in casks lead to variations in the milk to dark chocolate flavour profiling....

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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Toffee

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Focus Aroma : Rum Aroma Kit : Toffee

The cooked sugars and molasses from Rum production give a cooked candy element including the well-known and much-loved toffee aroma which is typically quite easy for people to identify – as compared to many aroma nuances. In general, in many rum brands, the toffee aromas are constructed around a blend of buttery and creamy aromas that are in turn nuanced with other aroma types to provide many different expressions of toffee aroma and flavour. For example, many toffee aromas have both roasted and nutty aromas in the background.The toffee type we include in the Aroma Academy Rum Aroma Kit is...

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