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Flor de Caña Gran Reserva - 7-Year rum

Flor de Caña Gran Reserva - 7-Year

Nicaragua | Aged

A sugar-free 7-year old super 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 Mojito or with sparkling water or ginger ale.

6.5/10(276 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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276 Flor de Caña Gran Reserva - 7-Year ratings

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Posted 1 day ago by POLYMENARON from Greece with 3 ratings

If you like aged rum but you don't want to get yourself drawn into fruits and Sweetness, this is an excellent choise . You will enjoy every zip to the end. With a dry taste either you like it or you don't.

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Posted 9 days ago by BigChief17 (TASTING CLUB) from United States with 41 ratings

Not as good as the 12 year but still better than the 18 year Flor offerings. You can't go wrong with the solid choice on the rocks.

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Posted 17 days ago by Harrie from Netherlands with 71 ratings

My first rum from Nicaragua and it is probably not going to be my last expression to try from Flor de Caña. Very reasonable priced, especially in the 1.0L bottle.

The nose is rather boozy; the alcohol is clearly present and I am expecting a little harshness. Furthermore I detect fudge, spices (nutmeg mostly), vanilla, figgs and orange peel. A bit of charred oak is detectable as well.

On the palate the alcohol remains very present despite just being 40% ABV but it is just tingling a little without becoming harsh. There is some acidity in there (gooseberries, rose hip) along with grassy notes I didn't pick up just sniffing the rum. It is a spicy and pleasantly fiery rum with a lot of freshness in it without being very fruity. At the same time it has darker notes as well; dried fruits, tobacco, leather. The finish is medium long and pleasant but not great. Not overly complex but there is enough to discover in this rum to look forward to a refill.

At its pricepoint a nice sipper. Not great but well made, well balanced and with a pleasant dryness makes it a nice everyday kinda rum.

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Posted 20 days ago by MatLen from Greece with 15 ratings

Since I do not especially appreciate Latin American rums (added sugar taste like syrup), I was hesitating getting a rum from Nicaragua. I went through their site, saw no added sugar or flavour, my guy at liquor store made a worth mentioned bargain and so Flor de Cana gran reserva 7year got in my rum shelf.
I honestly admit, it is one of the most not just decent, but tasteful rums I've had so far. Naturaly sweet and smooth taste. Caramel, vanilla and a bit of orange along with dry apricot on the nose. Mouth smooth butterscotch, dry fruits, balanced dry-sweet taste. Neat, on ice with a slice of lime or tangerine.
Overall..yup... Very good choice. Well done Nicaragua!!

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Posted 21 days ago by butWHYistherumgone from United States with 17 ratings

You won't hear a complaint from me with this rum. However, I think there is just more out there at the price point.

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Posted 23 days ago by N3OCarter from Germany with 7 ratings

More complex taste than other rums in this price range. The smell is reminiscent of liquid glue. Strong alcohol taste. Causes me a weak headache every time. The basic taste is ok, but as a whole I can't recommend it.

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Posted 24 days ago by WEDGEYBOY1 from United Kingdom with 7 ratings

My favourite dry rum and one I turn to for a treat fairly regularly. You can taste care and attention to detail in the blend and the standard never drops.

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Posted 1 month ago by r.svec@gmx.at from Austria with 56 ratings

Liveless - high in alcohol taste - somehow not attractive - and clima neutral

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Posted 2 months ago by Craiglee from Netherlands with 73 ratings

My first Nicaraguan rum and I love it. Hardly any sugar, incredibly good with cola. At around €20 this punches above it's weight.

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Posted 2 months ago by geroji from United States with 26 ratings

Faint vanilla and orange-peel notes, but it’s pretty muted, maybe by the young ages of the blend. It does do very well mixed with soda.