Thanks so much for submitting a report. It has been emailed to the Rum Captain and will be actioned shortly.
No redeeming rum characteristics whatsoever. More like rubbing alcohol with a slight lighter fluid finish. Setting the rum in the freezer for a sufficient amount of time will tend to neutralize much of the
off-putting taste, as well as the vapor trails. Should be more appropriately labeled, "Tricky Daddy's Revenge".
I'm not familiar with the #12 classification, but this review is for Cane Run light rum: my personal go-to rum for the perfect Mojito.
Had a rum tasting on a sunny afternoon, because why not. Cane Run Number 12 Rum bottle and label design looks very low end. $10 at the local liquor store. Strong alcohol to the nose and palate mixed with artificial vanilla. Nasty burn at the end, so better mix this one with your favorite soda.
nose - vanilla
taste - grassy, vanilla, light, almost no burn
I'm a novice tikiphile. In my opinion, the Jamaican + Agricola (more generally, sugar cane rum) combo in a Mai Tai taste the best. I've done a blind taste test, this rum versus Clement Select Barrel in Mai Tai's. Both my wife and I said the both taste very similar. Find the Cane Run version was more grassy and the Clemete version had a rosy taste. So if your looking to make budget friendly Mai Tai's, try this with some J Wray Gold.
Filler/base rum for mixed drinks.
Not worth the $ in any way. I couldn't detect any flavor other than strong alcohol and a it had a very potent burn.
A friend brought this to a rum tasting as the guy at the liquor store said it was a good value ($15 on sale for $6). It was one of the first rums we tried (light to dark) and a train wreck. About 8 of us tried it and most struggled to finish even a sip or mix it with anything. 2 other light rums tasted that day were far better (Artisan Grain Silver rum (very enjoyable for a light rum) and blue chair bay (ok)). Much better light rums out there that cost the same or less (Don Q Cristal and Cruzan Aged Light to name two).
I admit I prefer aged rum to light style, but found no redeeming qualities in Cane Run Estate #12.
Light, almost tastes like watered down vodka. No rum taste when tried on the rocks.
Crystal clear in color and very little smell. Maker is right that this is smooth and honestly could be sipped but ideal in your classic drinks like a coke. Worth the less expensive price