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Now this is some good stuff
Here's a rum from Panama 🇵🇦 presented at 40%ABV. This Abuelo is a blend of rums averaging 14 years maturation and finished in a tawny port cask.
On the nose there's molasses, strawberry, honey, cherry, orange zest, raisin, honey, pepper, oak and it's sweet.
The palate is creamy, syrupy, vanilla and cherry cola.
The finish is long (surprising given the low ABV) with caramel, coffee, oak and walnut.
This rum has a lovely nose and is quite viscous for the ABV. Very syrupy but not artificially so - this would be a great rum to give to someone starting off in spirits or not familiar with rum - I think it would be a general crowd-pleaser: easy going, well made, sweet but with some complexity.
Beautiful color. It's a smooth sipper that's not overly sweet, but sweet enough for my taste. Seems I can appreciate port cask rums. Will try more :)
First night in Panama the Hilton had the entire double aged series on display. I am partial to Port aged rums and tried this one first. Deep dark color in the bottle smooth and not to sweet with a nice port finish. Highly recommend.
Ce rhum est très bon comme souvent chez abuelo. Biensur on ne parle pas d un rhum d exception mais très plaisant. Bien pour ceux qui aiment le mélasse un peu sucré. Note 8.5.
Je le conseille surtout pour eux commençant les vrais rhums de mélasse de qualité. Pour les experts ou ceux aimant l agricole il manquera de peps.
Beautiful. Port cask aging shines through. Oak and white pepper notes. Very smooth. Great balance. Another superior rum from Abuelo. Long sweet finish. I like the Sherry cask finish just a bit better but this is sumptuous. A definite 9.
As I like it sweet but not too much,so this one is good for me. A port cask is more dominating then in Détante, for example. That is why we love rums. So many varieties in the taste.
Black treacly. Really sweet finish. Very nice burn. Kind of navy rum vibes. Tastes like Christmas cake.
Too sweet but mad tasty. Tastes Jamaican. 6.5.
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