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Flor de Caña 12-Year rum

Flor de Caña 12-Year

Nicaragua | Aged

A sugar-free 12-year old, ultra premium rum that is sustainably produced (Carbon Neutral & Fair Trade certified). From a 5th generation family estate, it is naturally aged without artificial ingredients, distilled 100% with renewable energy and KOSHER certified. A full-bodied rum with a long and smooth finish that lingers in the palate. Best enjoyed in a Rum Old Fashioned or with a splash of premium sparkling water or ginger ale and an orange twist.

454 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted over 2 years ago by JellyJortikka from Finland with 67 ratings

Nose: Sharp, quite alcoholic, banana,toffee and oak. Not that promising
Palate: Quite sharp and bit alcoholic, oaky, subtle notes of dark chocolate, coffee and caramel and baking spices.
Bit too subtle for my taste.
Finish: medium, oaky and dry. Quite pleasant.
Overall: This type of rum is not for me personally.
While it isnt sugared up to destruction like el dorado 12, this rum is just way too subtle tastewise, no dominant flavours except the oakiness.This rum just feels quite flat and also slightly alcoholic.
The price was cheap for 12yo rum and presentation and package was maybe the best i have yet seen on a rum bottle so if u get a chance to get the legacy edition of this bottle for cheap, go for it.


Posted over 3 years ago by piratejabez from United States with 325 ratings

40% ABV. Faint alcohol on the nose. Some nail polish. That's about it. Watery. Some tannic astringency. Vanilla. Harsh. Short finish. Improves with time; a bit more vanilla and oak, but still very light.

This took waaaay to long to open up, and once it did, there was hardly anything there. I expected a lot more of this one. At least it's dry.



Posted over 3 years ago by Rene Rum from Switzerland with 410 ratings

Goldenes Bernstein im Glas.
In der Nase am Anfang sehr leicht, fruchtig und blumig. Jeh länger Er atmet umso mehr gehen die Düfte in die tiefe, gebranntes Karamell, Leder, Tabak, dunkles Holz, Lavagestein.
Im Gaumen, kompromisslos ehrlich und ohne Firlefanz. Angenehm jagen die Aromen von unreifen Früchten, Karamell, Vanille und Eichenholz über die Zunge. Jegliche Süsse fehlt.
im Abgang, sehr holzig und scharf und doch sehr lieblich. Auch die fruchtigen und blumigen Töne schwingen nach.
Ein Ron für Geniesser, finde jedoch diese art von Ron könnte noch ein paar Jahre im Fass lagern, freue mich auf eine Verkostung des 25 yo.

Golden amber in the glass.
In the nose at the beginning very light, fruity and floral. The longer he breathes the more the scents go into the deep, burned caramel, leather, tobacco, dark wood, lava rock.
On the palate, uncompromisingly honest and without frills. The aromas of unripe fruits, caramel, vanilla and oak wood pleasantly haunt the tongue. Any sweetness is missing.
On the finish, very woody and spicy and yet very kind. The fruity and floral tones also resonate.
A Ron for connoisseurs, but think this kind of Ron could be mature for a few more years in the barrel, looking forward to a tasting of the 25 yo.


Posted over 3 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2727 ratings

Flor de Cana 12 year old is in a different level than its younger siblings 4, 5 and 7 year olds, with very good flavor profile, but unfortunately quite a strong afterburn. 12 year old will make one helluva rum-and-coke drink. Can easily be a neat sipper also.


Posted almost 4 years ago by Don from Canada with 152 ratings

The palate is drier than expected with medium weight, and some clove, dark chocolate, and dried fruit flavours on a warming, medium-length finish. It is not a great sipping rum, nor does it make a good rum and coke(not enough rum flavour) ,but it is perfect in a rum punch.


Posted almost 4 years ago by Mo McGurk from United States with 204 ratings

Was a 6.5 of 10 on my scale, but the more I sampled over time, the more the oak came out and the more I enjoyed.


Posted 5 years ago by John Smith from Canada with 38 ratings

Realy good taste. You should try it. Don't suit everyone but I like it.


Posted over 5 years ago by Pascal from Canada with 191 ratings

Mi-corsé et plus sec que ce qu'on attendrait, il révèle en bouche des saveurs de clou de girofle, de chocolat noir et de fruits séchés, menant à une finale chaleureuse de longueur moyenne. excellent rapport qualité/prix.


Posted over 5 years ago by nomad from United States with 131 ratings

This is solid, no frills rum. Not too spicy, a little dry, and not much burn. Short finish and lack of complexity keep it from scoring better.


Posted 6 years ago by YMHC from Netherlands with 160 ratings

Herkomst: Nicaragua
Abv: 40%
Fles: 25cl tube
Aroma: sinaasappel, bloemen, tabak
Smaak: zacht, droog,.zoetig tabak, sinaasappel, karamel
Nasmaak: droog. karamel, kruiden.

Prima rum en geen suiker toegevoegd.