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Flor De Cana Gran Reserve 7 is produced in Nicaragua using a three-column still process. Distilled according to a precise recipe, the rum is aged for seven years in charred oak barrels that previously held Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey.
Flor De Cana is part of the Grupo Pellas, Compañia Licorera de Nicaragua, SA. The name, Flor De Cana, means “flower of the sugarcane.
My rum tasting began 15 years ago with Flor de Cana 4, 5 and 7 year old bottles purchased from a gas station while road tripping in Central America. Great memories, but the fact is that these are not neat sipping rums. They will however make a very good rum-and-coke, and especially if enjoyed in its natural habitat.
Belle couleur. Bon rhum avec du cola mais je suis pas un super fan des flor de cana a part bien sur le 18 ans....25 ans a venir
It has the oaky finish and a little harsh because of the young age,but it is an excellent daily sipper,which won't hurt your finances too much. Nice Nicaraguan,i prefer the 12yo tho
Dry and balance esay to enjoy this rum on the rocks, but is not complex enough to justify sipping. Better for Cuba Libres and mixed drinks.
Had it straight and in rum coke
Nice smooth and round but prefer it with cokctails
For me, nothing special about this rum...pretty flat..drinkable with coke..will have to try another Flor.
De 12j is beter om puur te drinken. maar de 7j is zeker niet slecht is nog beter als je er een heel klein beetje cola bij doe 2 cl is goe
Good every occasion rum. Good sweet taste, not too strong. Good on the rocks or Cuba libre.
On ne se trompe pas avec ce rhum. Bon rapport qualité et prix. Je l'achète souvent. Un petit gout de noisette grillée de caramel.
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Good value for money. Well balanced. With coke the rum taste is very subtle. Not very complex. 6.5/10
It´s OK but taste is little thin and ends too fast. Alcohol smells too much.
This was gifted to me and it's the best rum that I have tasted.
Smooth, most often used with some mix. Balanced flavor. I will say great for the price. This is a go-to for myself and a rum drinking amigo of mine.
Descent rum for the price. Makes a great rum and Coke but not a sipping rum.
Starts off with some nice caramel overtones, but the alcohol aftertaste is pretty unpleasant. Not enough going on here to make it a compelling sipper, yet it mixes well enough. And it's cheap. I won't ever need to buy a second bottle, because there are much better rums in this middle-shelf category.
I like this brand. The 7 years old is very nice and still quite cheap
Usually buy this in December to mix it up a bit. Nice flavour, can drink it straight up, on rocks, in drinks, probably a bit pricey for eggnog but whatever floats your boat.
Un rhum un peu sec et corsé, avec des senteurs boisées. Manque un peu de longueur, ça reste un rhum moyen à mon gout.
Relaxing sipping rum which a Nicaraguan friend introduced me to. It is best!
Classical school of rum, dry, strong, no special flavor but well balanced.Very good in mixed drinks
Rich and dark profile. Tobaco and woody tanins play prim. Hint of butter, nut shell and caramel. Lightly sweet in afterburn, pleasantly.
Example of an average rum which is actually not so bad but there is nothing special in it.
I wouldn't drink this one straight either. I'd personally step down to the 4yr Extra Dry if I wanted a mixer, or I'd step up to the 12/18yr old, if I wanted a more complex sipper.
Okay to start I like the bottle of Flor De Cana, its simple but that is what makes it nice so its a good addition to a collection. Flor De Cana is a nice amber color in the bottle. Opening it smells like raspberries to be honest, raspberries some faint cask smell and that's about it, no real alcohol smell. In a glass it smells more like alcohol and that's about it. So sipping is rough its harsh upfront bite and then stops and then gives a hello im back again bite. Hard to zone in on a flavour when being kicked in the balls then helped back up and kicked right again by the guy who helped you. Its very dry alcohol, the cask taste is there but not in the extent of woodsiness that I enjoy. Some sweetness but nothing bold. In all honest its a super simple rum. A harsh simple rum, wouldn't recommend sipping. in diet coke it keeps much of its simpleness but has a nice amount of sweetness with a some bitterness in the aftertaste (which some could enjoy). I would rate this rum higher but there are better options for its price that have far surpassed it in taste smoothness and complexity.