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Don Q Gold rum is produced in Puerto Rico by the famed Serralles family. The ""Gold"" brand is aged between 1-5 years and then carbon filtered.
Don Q has over 140 years of history with the original distillery being founded in 1865. Its name is derived from the famous La Mancha character Don Quixote.
Easily consumable in a bind
I get shy and bright nose. Nothing special, it's not harsh but very simple.
The taste starts watery but warm with vanilla. It turns spicy, I get also some bitter notes and a light fruit taste. At the end is some oak.
Very simple and young rum. I would rate it with 42 points.
Nose: vanilla, white oak, some citrus a fruit like peach or apple (it's very shy)
Taste: vanilla, some peach, some spice, some bitter notes, wood
Finish: spice, vanilla
Value (16.9€): 1.5/5
Bought this to mix. Trying on the rocks to rate. Very sweet and boozy. No real nice aging characteristics at all, straight up liquor. Must mix this, not good by itself.
"Don Q Gold rum review by Derrick Schommer of Everyday Drinkers"
"Don Q Gold rum review by Chris Carlsson of Spirits Review"
"You get sweetness but a fair hit of more metallic bitter notes. It has a pretty muted, yet smooth mouthfeel and a very short finish."
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