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Abuelo Gran Reserva 12-Year rum

Abuelo Gran Reserva 12-Year

Panama | Aged

A refined and elegant rum, inspired by true character. After 12 years of aging in selected barrels, it boasts luxurious and exceptional. Its well-rounded flavours are only achieved by time and artistry. Drink it by itself, paired with dark chocolate or along with mature tobacco cigars. Character behind every sip.

7.5/10 (325 ratings)
Recommendable to most


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Posted 6 years ago by A.Greenleaf from United States with 51 ratings

fantastic says it all. The smell is sweet and alluring. Tastes of raisin, molasses, and a little oak. Truly one of the best I have tried recently.


Posted almost 6 years ago by Eanousa from United States with 54 ratings

Why unexpected? Was for some reason not too sure what to think, it initially had a cheaper alcoholic whiff which burnt off quick. Very shortly afterwards I realized that I need to keep a bottle of this around, like a Ron Barrilito or a Diplomatico Reserve Exlusiva. Has a really nice unique flavor; wood, sweet chocolate and some vanilla. Wouldn't dare mix this, would through a bottle of Zaya instead to save it!


Posted over 1 year ago by Kenneth from United Kingdom with 64 ratings

To my palate, this tastes a wee bit like Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva, but with much more "fire". Also hints of sherry, raisins and vanilla. Beautiful tasting Rum, sweet but not overly so.


Posted over 6 years ago by Felipe P from United States with 70 ratings

I'm not one to enjoy too much wood, and this tips to that side for me. I can appreciate the expertise though and will recommend it. For my tastes, I'll stick with the 7 year.


Posted over 4 years ago by solartje from Belgium with 29 ratings

I can't give a 10, because nothing is perfect but this one comes close. Sweet but not overpowering or chemical. Well balanced with an amazing afterburn. Pairs well with a good cigar. Complex but still tastes like a rum. I don't like rums who taste like a whiskey or a sherry. Almost no strong ethanol taste. For it's price obe you can buy with your eyes closed. The bottle could be more beautifull. Pitty it doesn't come in a decanter style bottle

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Posted over 4 years ago by sulohanuri from Finland with 28 ratings

I really enjoy this one. Not big difference with Abuelo 7 y but enough to get one moore points.


Posted almost 5 years ago by Rudy Mayers from Panama with 12 ratings

This rum rocks!! I enjoyed this one with a nice cigar aged to
Perfection and lots of caramel flavors and oak notes and vanilla.


Posted almost 6 years ago by Pascal from France with 1 rating

Je ne le connaissais pas mais bon choix, je le conseille


Posted almost 6 years ago by Kenny from Sweden with 4 ratings

Taste is good, a little to sweet for me. Similar to Zacapan but with more oak taste.


Posted almost 6 years ago by pearl from Czech Republic with 13 ratings

first tried abuelo 7 and did not like its thin taste and fany sweetness. 12 is a different story, very fruitfull smell, yet you know you are drinking rum. Seems somehow filimial to Barcelo Imperial. Long sweet aftertaste.