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Tout ce qu'on attend d'un ron hispanique de 12 ans.
This is a pretty standard rum. There isn't a lot differentiating it from your other standard rums. It’s a little higher on the vapor end than I prefer for a sipping rum. Given the choice, I’d go for the Ron Zacapa Centenario.
Good but not exceptional rum. The taste is better that the smell.
Smell: Burned sugar, dry fruit (plum), a lot of oak, some gum
Taste: Burned sugar, dry fruits, some wood, spice
Finish: long, warm and spicy, sherry in the aftertaste
This one tastes dosed but dont mind the sweetness when having a smokey cigar.
A nice rum for sipping. Oak notes, a little sweetness and a touch of smoke.
Mooie smaak. Met karakter. Je proeft de barrel en hij heeft een lekkere afdronk.
Od Abuela 12YO som očakával čosi viac. Je to chutný rum,skôr ostrejší s dymovym podtónom,no ničím má neprekvapil. Zreteľne cítiť aj dozrievanie v sudoch po whiskey,ale dal by som mu tak 5,8 bodu.
A (too) sweat vanilla tasting rum with a strong alcohol. Not a sipping rum for me and I assume that there is added sugar/caramel to this rum. An ok rum for a decent price.
Great aroma, sweet carmel, cinnamon and vanilla notes. Great value. Fans of Diplomatico will definitely enjoy. A staple in my home bar.
Excelente ron, buen color y textura, solo o con un cubo de hielo excelente. Buen precio en el mercado.
Nice sharper taste from beginning to end. But Ron is more dry than sweet.
Good rum with a lot of sweet flavour. Smells also sweet.
Har ofte læst at 7 års var bedre end 12 års, men det giver jeg ikke ret i. 15 års er dog bedre. Duft af tobak, træ og appelsin. Meget smag af tobak og træ, men også lidt marcipan ved 3-4 forsøg. Ikke dårlig, men heller ikke en til romskabet. Lang eftersmag. (12. December 2018 i MacY)
We did a rum tasting of Central America rums all 7 yr and older and this was #1 choice from 4 out of 5 guys
This is really nice supprise. This was my first rum from Abuelo and and it was a hit. Really nice aroma of oak, vanilla and caramel. In mouth you can feel nice balance of fruit, oak, toffee and vanilla. End is supprisingly long and sweet. Outstanding rum for its price.
A staple of the upmarket canary island all inclusive this one. Decent.
This 12 years is less sweet than the 7 years and I find the burn of alcohol at the end is just to harsh!
You always gotta love your first. When I first dove into drinking nicer rums this was my first taste, and I was hooked. Still love it today. Smooth and easy to sip neat. Always in the cabinet.
I have always loved this rum, but it's expensive in Canada. I bought 3 bottles at the duty free on SJO for 75 USD. I still love taking this 12 year old out and sipping it. It isn't as smooth as some 21 or even other 12 year olds, but it's very easy on the palate.
Picked this up in Dom Rep recently at duTY free. Could possibly be referred to as DREs little brother. Not as sweet but certainly has a lot of similarities.
Wood and fruit on the nose, gorgeous colour, a short burn leaving a really warm feel on the tongue.
Top class sipping rum,
Good body and nicely balanced between sweet and dry. Good sfter dinner neat or with a rock or two.
Don't expect something superior. This is a good quality daily sipping rum. Very good at this price category. Very sweet and indeed comperable to Botucal Reserva Exclusiva. A lot of vanilla, cane sugar, cocoa and fresh wood notes.
I think this is a pretty good rum, it’s quiet sweet which I don’t mind too much with tonic or something. I get vanilla and coconut with a slight oak after taste.
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