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Don Q Gold rum

Don Q Gold

Puerto Rico | Gold

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.

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43 ratings
Easily consumable in a bind

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Posted 4 days ago by Foderetti from United States with 14 ratings

Pretty smooth, not heavy on flavor, nice finish, no crazy after taste, great to mix.

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Posted 5 months ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 330 ratings

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

Sweetness: 1.5/5
Fruits: 1.5/5
Spice: 3/5
Mildness: 3/5
Complexity: 1/5
Value (16.9€): 1.5/5

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Posted 8 months ago by tortemd from Germany with 66 ratings

Kräftiger, intensiver Rum, welcher sich sehr gut zum Mischen eignet.

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Posted 8 months ago by JGiralt from United States with 84 ratings

It’s a fine light gold rum. Perfect for a rum and coke

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Posted over 1 year ago by desdamonas_rocketship from United States with 3 ratings

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.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Gregdeboer2019 from United States with 13 ratings

My “go to” Cuba Libre while I’m in Puerto Rico. Its much better that its Bacardi equivalent.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Daan from Netherlands with 56 ratings

All the don q rums are a bit to agricolic for me. This one is no exception. Nothing special....

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Posted almost 2 years ago by KYRumRunner from United States with 5 ratings

Misses the mark in my book. Strong, harsh like a bottom shelf tequila. Ugh!

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

About what you'd expect from a cheap rum with minimal age.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Tomy from Romania with 423 ratings

Is a comercial rum. Good only in a cocktail combination.