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Flor de Caña 18-Year Centenario Gold Rum is produced in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua. The rum is crafted using column stills and is then aged for 18 years.
The 18-year variety is the oldest rum produced by Flor de Caña, a brand owned by Grupo Pellas and founded in 1890 Francisco Alfredo Pellas. A 5th generatino Pellas family member still runs the company today.
Compared 18 yr vs 12 yr. Both smell extremely similar, the 12 tastes a touch bit sweeter and is slightly more rough, the 18 tastes a little bit more buttery and slightly more smooth but they are very close. I like the 18 better than the 12. I like diplomatico exclusiva better than both.
Quite a winner. Medium spice with oak. Slightly sweet. Good amount of oil lasts in the long finish. Could envision seasoned rum veterans really liking this one.
Too thin for it's age
A very nice rum choice; sure to please most.
I waited more from this one maybe other proof will help tout define
Ikke den der trækker de helt store overskrifter herhjemme, en del smag af eg og ikke så meget sødme. Ok rom.
Ikke et genkøb.
Le 18 comme le 12 ans d'âge sont de bons représentants des rons, mais ne se démarquent pas. Ils manquent de caractère et de longueur !
Very smooth rum. A coupe issues though:
1) Comes with a plastic screw cap instead of a cork like most of the other higher-priced rums
2) Taste has a little too much of an oak flavor - I'd prefer if some of the other flavors would be more dominant. I probably won't buy another bottle of this.
Found it a little too strong for me
A step higher from the 12yrs old. A better finish staying longer in the mouth, the balance between the oak and the spice is great.
A good value for money.
My absolute favorite. The only rum I thoroughly enjoy neat. No need for mixers, ice or even stones. Just beautiful, delicious, complex, and VERY smooth rum.
Very Nice smooth rum
This rum is on the top shelf in my home cabinet. I loved the 12 YO and this blew me away. A great sipper, but more pricey.
Really smooth and tasty! One of my all time favourites
Dark Amber with slight red hue. Legs are thin and dissapate quickly. Nose of brown sugar, caramel, & white chocolate. The first thing I notice as I tase this rum is the smoothness. Slightly dry with subtle oak and maple syrup flavors. A hint of chocolate on the finish. The finish fades rather quickly. A great rum to share with friends.
Meets or exceeds my gold-standard El Dorado 15, with the added benefit of being slightly less syrupy/mollassesy (sp?). A pricey bottle to be kept aside for special guests (or REALLY bad days) only.
It was my fave til I tried El Dorado 15, still a quality sipper for special occasions or to impress a rum lover.
The oldest offering from the guys in Nicaragua. A rich aged rum with plenty of caramel and cocoa that is suprisingly dry with plenty of oak leaving a smoky finish.