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Ron Cubay Carta Blanca is made in Santo Dominco, Villa Clara (the centre of Cuba) by Cuba Ron S.A, which also produces Havana Club. The rum is matured 3 years before bottling.
Ron Cubay rum production began in 1964, but it was only released for export in 2010. The rum is aged in North American White Oak Barrels.
This is one of the best between whities. Though sipping is quite a challenge, this has an extra 'aged' note compared with other spirits in the same band. Also, it is quite cheap and good for cocktails.
This is a great, easily sourceable Cuban white found in Mexico, etc., that adds contrast to Havana 3 yr. It’s a little sweeter and lacking some of the herbal notes of Havana, but it’s still a good baseline example for the style. It could be sipped neat, owing to the fact there’s a palatable dosage, making it sweeter to taste. Perhaps not for the connoisseurs, although it shouldn’t be beneath anyone, but a great entry level white rum sipper, and certainly a clutch for a mojito or daiquiri, as you might imagine.
I do not prefer white rums and this one is not exception. Not bad aroma of coconut and spice. But taste is very artificial to me, just hints of oak and spicy finish. It could be good for mixed drinks.
Tried the Ron Cubay Añejo and Carta Blanco back-to-back while vacationing in Manzanillo Mexico. Very basic bottle and label design. Very strong alcohol smell, strong alcohol taste and strong burn if enjoyed neat. Mix it with your favorite soda and down it goes!
Sampled the Ron Cubay selection at their stall at Rum Festival Cardiff on the weekend.
This is a decent Cuban white rum aged for 3 years. It's spicy and sweet on the nose. Fresh and firy on the palate. A quality white that's easily comparable to Flor de Cana 4. Perfect for cocktails!
I received a bottle as a gift when in Cuba and I really appreciated it. It's perfect to man up Legendario or Cacao liqueurs. I use about 2 liqueur to 1rum and the Carta Blanca lets the flavor really come through while cutting the sweetness.
Simple bottle and the name, quite a good rum with orange flavor. It's not necessary to talk about the aftertaste. I bought it for $ 7, buy a few more in reserve.
I found this a bit rounder than the default Mojito rums (Havana Club, or Bacardi).
It's actually not that bad on it's own either, though definitely best in a mixer.
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