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Montanya Platino Light rum

Montanya Platino Light

United States | Light

Montanya Platino rum, a direct fire pot-distilled, unrefined raw crystalized cane- and molasses-based rum that spends one year in American white oak barrels that previously held both Colorado whiskey and Montanya’s Oro Rum (molasses makes up 12% of the fermentation). A tiny amount of caramelized Colorado wildflower honey is added and the rum’s color is removed with a coconut husk filter before it’s bottled at 80 proof.

via American Rum Report

6.1/10 (9 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 4 months ago by Kieron wood (PREMIUM) from United Kingdom with 426 ratings

This is a fire aged barrel rum which means the pot is directly heated from flame . What this does to the rum is give it a slight spice but being a white rum that's just barrel flavoured I find this one rather bland .

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Posted 8 months ago by Clem from United States with 11 ratings

Gotta say it's pretty sweet when I can support a local small distillery. First had this in a daquiri and loved it. This is now my go to for mojitos, daquiris and other drinks needing a good pot distilled white.

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Posted at The L Garage about 1 year ago by Canadian Captain from Canada with 55 ratings

Better than Bacardi White 🙂. Pleasant sugary nose, like Brown sugar or caramel. Not sweet tasting, slight burn at the neck of the mouth.
We used it for mojitos though, and it worked very well.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Joola69 from United States with 2649 ratings

Bought a bottle of Montanya Platino while vacationing in San Diego. Fairly plain and cheap looking bottle and label design. Quite a strong alcohol mixed with light vanilla and mild oak to the nose and palate. Medium burn at the end. Surprisingly the Platino is better than the Oro.

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Posted about 2 years ago by James Worthington from United States with 6 ratings

I have never met a white Rum I would sip until this one. It sips more like an aged rum but works in strong cocktails like a daiquiri more like a light rum. I will never make a daiquiri with anything else. Crisp, light, smooth, with a great but subtle vanilla finish. I am a fan of this company’s sustainability work too. I care about cane workers and good environmental practices. I hear they take good care of their employees too because I met one (not an owner) at a tasting event once.

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Posted about 5 years ago by Troy from United States with 27 ratings

I typically only like dark rums but this one is awesome and local to crested butte Colorado

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Posted about 5 years ago by Brion from United States with 26 ratings

I really don't find much flavor in crystal rums. Would be fine for mixed drinks. Didn't have any of the off flavors I've found in similar rums.

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Posted about 7 years ago by Rick The Rum Runner from United States with 34 ratings

Aroma: soft, sweet I get vanilla, perhaps a bit of almost licorice. This is an aged rum (in Oak barrels) so I do get just a hint of almost floral in nature. Crisper than I'd expect, let's taste.
The sweetness happens first, then a very crisp transformation to an almost peppery end. At 80 proof , it has just a pleasing bite up-front. The sweetness tends to stay on the tongue and the edges finish with a dry, clean taste. The aftertaste is slight - I find drier. Very nice indeed. While a great mixer - this Plantino is just a much at home in any glass with a splash, a rock and some time.

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Posted over 7 years ago by muppet from United States with 49 ratings

it's ok not bad but ok.