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Flor de Caña Centenario 12-Year rum is distilled in a continuous column still process, then rests for 12 years in small American white oak barrels that previously held whiskey and bourbon.
Flor de Caña was founded in 1890 by Francisco Alfredo Pellas at the San Antonio Sugar Mill, in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua. The company remains headed by the Pellas family to this day and harvests the molasses and sugarcane used to create their rum from fields adjacent to the distillery in Chichigalpa.
I've changed my rating to a 7. It is an excellent sipping rum, straight without ice. Reasonably smooth and it has a nice rum flavor. Those are important characteristics of rums that I like, I generally don't care for spiced rums or harsh ones. It is not particularly complex, so that keeps it from being rated absolutely superb. However, it perfectly fills the need for a great tasting, smooth, sipping rum.
adorable with a bite of chocolate... and even if you dont have chocolate :o)
Très doux et bien balancé.
Really smooth and well balanced.
Not a bad rum if you like whisky, but not for me ultimately. The good: cheap, some character up front, smooth finish. The bad: not much in the way of flavor, at least not for a 12. Defenders will say it's subtle, but I'd say too much so. Also, I found it is oddly similar in taste to Don Q Anejo, not sure why this is, but it is.
First tried this Rum recently and loved it. First few were with Coke but with the 12 and 18 year old, they are perfect straight up
Tried FDC 12 years today. Nose only smelled like alcohol. Color is appealing light caramel. Taste is a little woodsy with very little afterburn. Very simple flavor profile. I would drink it if offered to me but would not buy a bottle.
Have read the reviews....you can only use your own judgement ...
Thought I would try as it was on sale ......so, so ..for a 12 year old....my tastes buds wanted more , just a bit more sweetness..like a Eldorado 12.....
Great as a mixer for me ...
A bit expensive for what it is. Probably because of the 12 years storage cost. Not as complex as I would expect for a 12 years rum. Not a bad choice though.
On opening has lovely nose, similar to Abuelo 12 and El Dorado 12, also like both of these a semi sweet finish, drank this neat, nice warmth and depth, not as much as El Dorado but still nice, would have preferred a bit longer finish but overall a nice well rounded mid range rum to be enjoyed neat or mixed, well worth a try.
This rum i really dont like, dont know why...it just smells like alcohol
Gemeinsam mit dem Appleton Estate Rare Blend 12 Years ist der Flor de Cana 12 Years mein absoluter Favorit - als Schul-Note bekommt er von mir eine 1,5. Also besser geht es fast nicht.
I've never been a huge fan of Flor de Caña rums but I got this as a gift, and I'm VERY surprised of HOW good it is. Very soft flavor, not so sweet, with soft woody notes.
Only nice with coca cola. Not nice to drink neat. I prefer more sweetness
It is an acceptable sipping rum although not first rate. Enjoyable but hasn't got the depth of some higher quality rums.
Decent rum, nice bottle. Good enough to drink neat or on the rock.
La última botella que compre me costó 14€ y era muy interesante la acompañaba un librito de poesía y un estuche muy majo.......pero como ron es bueno ya que tiene ese golpe fuerte del ron pero no el dulzor que busco y hay otros mejores por ese precio.
Medium amber in color. Pleasing nose with hints of cherries and vanilla. Wood surprises the tongue, with more vanilla. Very smooth finish but drier than expected based on all that preceded.
Color dorado de tono anaranjado, en nariz no hay notas destacables siendo muy plano en aroma tal vez notas de café, una vez en boca notas de frutos secos tostados parecido a nuez, deja un picor alcoholico similar a pimienta, para mi gusto demasiado seco, un poco de dulzor le vendría bien, para un 12 años el alcohol es muy intenso tanto en nariz como en boca.
Sugary and Sweet with a lot of honey notes. Would recommend this but if you want to go a step better get the 18 year.
It's only 12 years old, but it'll need another 12 to taste.
A decent drop, find it a bit light for my personal tastes.
Super sweet rum, recommended 100% if you find a good offer below 30$/L
Not bad, not great. Kind of smooth, but felt like there wasn't much taste.
It has a stronger alcohol aroma than taste especially once sat to breath for a minute. The mellow oaky, caramel, vanilla banana and a touch of chocolate tastes are very subtle and subsides too quick for my liking. It has all the traits of a brilliant younger rum. I expected a bit more from a 12 year, but at the price you can't complain.
Flor de Cana 12-Year rum review by The Ultimate Rum Guide