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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.
Available full time in Ontario, this is my “usual”. Poured on an ice cube is good, but a little cola or OJ is better.
I've drunk bucket loads of the 7 yr. old Flor de Cana. It is cheap enough to mix (around 22 euro's here), it goes extremely well with cola, yet is good enough to sip. It might be the most versatile rum in the world. It fits racous parties as much as quiet late drinking on your own. I've always loved the warm nutty, buttery caramel and vanilla notes in Flor de Cana, though it's not too sweet and I was relieved to see that testresults showed it has no or very little sugar added. I also had the pleasure of drinking it in its home country Nicaragua where it is a staple for young hipsters as well as old grannies drinking in their rocking chairs. Also it is delightfully cheap over there. When I left Nicaragua I was sweating Flor de Cana Gran Reserva.
This rum is good yet I would not choose it primarily for sipping neat due to it's slightly edgy character. An ice cube may help to dilute the alcohol feeling (even though me and my friends drank it mostly neat and enjoyed it). I don't mix so I can't say how it works there, but it must work as an exceptionally great mixer as it is not very sweet and remains strong. So you can sip it if you are ready for some edge, but within Flor de Caña I would definitely reach for the wonderful 12 year old.
Realy good taste. You should try it. Don't suit everyone but I realy like it.
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