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La Hechicera Extra Anejo rum Is distilled using the solera method and aged between 12 and 21 years in American white oak casks.
La Hechicera rum has been produced by the The Riasco family for the past two decades. They're the only family-run Rum distillery in Colombia. The rum derives its name from the Spanish word “Hechicera” which translates to “enchantress”.
This is a quite dry and unsweetened rum that is very enjoyable both as a sipper and a mixer. reminds me of Flor de cana 12 or 18 but with a coffee tint. Really needs to stand in the glass for 15 mins to tone down the ethanol vapours. There is some caramel smell in there , taste of barrel , toffee , coffee and smokey tones. Not available here in Australia but cheap as chips in the UK at Marks and Sparks give it a go...
The first sip I took wasn‘t very promising because of a strong smell of alcolol. The second one was much better! A nicly balanced rum with coffee, tabacco and orange taste.
Takový dospělý rum. Voní a chutná po dřevě, karamelu. Mohl by být dobrý k doutníku.
From all the Colombian rims that I tasted during my one week holiday in Cartagena, Hechicera is bar my far the most balanced and smooth of all the Colombian rums I had the opportunity to taste.
A good rum for sipping. Not special for it's price.
This turned out to be a nice surprise. I usually rate rums about a point below consensus (as I've tried so many fabulous rums), but I'm rating this one slightly above the current score.
Smells and tastes of caramel, oak, toffee, tobacco, a peppery spice and a touch of cacao. Very nice!
Velmi pěkný RUM s pěkným příběhem o věnu pro jednu Kolumbijskou nevěstu. Při degustaci možná jeden z nejlepších. Určitě těžší RUM, ale moc rád bych domů celou láhev.
Initial burst of coffee and wood flavor, them a slight caramel finish...not as sweet as I like more like a Santa Theresa...would be an 8 in my books if it was a bit sweeter.
It's not quite Diplomatico but it's not far off - maybe not quite as smooth, not quite as sweet - but defintely has a character to it with a slight alcohol burn and a long lingering aftertaste of nicely roasted coffee. I have to say, a second bottle of this might see the rating go up a notch but for now it's good at 8/10.
Very dark in color but it stayed balanced. Its on the dryer side of rum. Not as dry as seale's but more than most. There is nothing offputing. The oak comes through on the finish. It wouldn't be my first choice but if I saw it at a bar it would be worth considering having again.
It has a nice brown color in the glass. Smell and taste is pretty. Has a small burn, but that's not a bad thing.
Boy! This is really good rum. There is a lot going on and a lot of subtlety. The nose is hard to pin down, but molasses, smokeyness, oak and sugar cane come through. Then when you taste it, it starts with much the same flavours as above and then gets a bit sweeter (maybe a touch of toffee and caramel), and then it finishes off quite dry but with a vague touch of a honey flavour on the lips. It seems to do an awful lot at a very good price.
Having read the descriptions here, I thought that this might be a little too dry and a little too oaky and smokey for my tastes, but it isn't - it's really very balanced between slight sweetness and slight dryness - that has to be down to good rum blending. This is definitely a top sipper, especially for the price - roughly 40 quid.
Rich and complex on the nose, creamy caramel and slight tropical notes on the palate. Good finish with little heat. This may become my house sipping rum - great quality/price ratio.
Found this in London recently, good tasting straight mixing causes this to loose some subtle flavors.
Tried at a local bar. It was awful. Even with coke. Somthing was smelling very bad inside. Never again.
Had pretty high expectations on the La Hechicera Extra Anejo rum for 2 reasons. First of all it's very hard to find in South Florida and secondly since the Diplomatico family of rums are coming from the same region as the La Hechicera. I was quite surprised about the results though. The rum has very nice semi-dark color, a bit strong on the nose, very quick flavor burst and then nothing. No afterburn, no lingering after taste. La Hechicera is very similar to the Santa Teresa 1796 rum, which I also scored an 8. La Hechicera is a relatively decent rum, but far from being a great rum.
Eye: Golden light brown.
Nose: Sweetness, dusty-wooden.
Mouth: Alcohol, wooden barrel, low on sugar. Soft.
- A good rum, got some to offer. With some edge, low on sweetness.
Ive only had a few quality rums, but this one is my favorite. Not as sweet as dictador, which i prefer.
Ron seco, fácil de beber, con bajo sabor a alcohol.
En rum på det jævne. Ikke den bedste smag/eftersmag
I don't know many rums from Columbia however this one i certainly can recommend. Not much alcohol aroma, nor very smooth however this is for me a honest product. Nice bottle.
taste little stronger but so nice smooth smell, dry rum once i tried and no need again
La Hechicera is a great rum with subtle smokey flavours. However this is not a smooth rum and burns on the way down.