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This rum contains a very large amount of added sugar which makes it seem "sweet and smooth", but which masks the rum's actual flavors. What does this rum really taste like? We'll never know.
Sowohl in der Nase als auch im Mund sehr gut, smooth.
Terriblement équilibré et avec un rapport qualité/prix difficile à battre. Note de cigare. Un équilibre entre le gras d'un barcelo impérial et le sucré d'un dos maderas 5+5 mais sans être aussi extrême que ces deux derniers. J'aime beaucoup cette maison dont toute la gamme de rhum est excellent sauf peut-être le centuria qui est trop cher et trop sucré.
Sugar: 30 gpl. This is a good rum, but it is not in the same league as the Centuria, nor would I expect it to be. It's missing the smoothness and complex flavors found in the Centuria, but at a fraction of the price you do get some of the flavors found in the Big Brother vintage. I tasted some fruit perhaps prunes or apricots, a heavy dose of caramel, vanilla, and oak, making it a good sipper at a great price. The sweetness found in the 12 year old makes it a bit too sweet to be a mixing rum for me making it a sipping rum. At $33 USD per bottle this is fantastic value.
A verry good Rum! Ilike it verry much! Also the price for this good Rum is ok!
I thought the Abuelo Centuria was a little pricey, but this surprised me at only $36.99 (Beltramo's 2015 price). Tastes more like sugar cane than molasses; also includes brown sugar, tobacco, toffee, allspice, cinnamon, oak, bourbon, and vanilla. A surprisingly good rum; especially for the price!
But it's a really good rum!
Ron Abuelo Gran Reserva is made from molasses - but with little added sugar cane juice . And it is perhaps this that has helped to lift the Gran Reserva to a higher level !
The aroma have lots of fruity sweetness, yet with good balance with clear hints of caramel and cherry - and a little coconut ! The flavor is moderately intense with great sweetness! This will return the candy and the cherries from the aroma , along with exotic fruits !
I would rate this excellent rum at a much higher price in a blind test I am sure. My first bottle is soon empty and I will definitely go for a renewal.
This is a keeper! A really nice Spanish style rum that delivers a good mix of sweetness and fruity and spicy flavours. Maybe not as good as Zacapa, but I would put it on equal footing with say Reserva Diplomatico Exclusiva, which has a similar taste profile.
Good rum that goes down smoothly straight up. Not very complex but good allround taste
thin body and a little burn. Smell very interesting
Fairly smooth, nice color and aroma. A little pricey but you should try it a least once.
One for sipping and savouring. The best I've had yet.
Sweeter than Zafra. Nice mixed. No fancy packaging
A average okay rum. Strong first-touch that reminds me to cocnac
Ron Abuelo 12 Anos Gran Reserva Rum - når naturligvis ikke Centuria til ankelerne, men ok rom.
Nejsou tam zbytecne orisky a da se to pit porad dokola a chutna, ale je tezsi
Un rhum de caractère, un côté un peu sec pas si sucré que cela même si une finale très caramel. Un peu court en bouche, mais un très bon rapport qualité prix
colour is deep brilliant amber, nose is complex, sweet spice and fruit. tatse of nutmeg, cinamon, butterscotch, dried vigs, toasted nuts and dark chocolate.
For its price, I think this is the best sipping rum I have ever tasted
Nowhere near the Centuria. But at the price still a very good rum. Oak and vanilla seem to dominate.
Muy buen ron panameño, intenso color dorado, muy agradable aroma y de gran sabor al paladar. Recomendable para compartir con amigos.
Leger en attaque puis milieux de bouche très tonique. Il a un sacré caractère !
Il surprend et j'aime ça.
un rhum à boire pour sa conso régulière
Un excellent concurrent au Matusalem 15 ans
Not so sweet like same level Diplomatico (which somebody can prefer), smooth, nice, not so known premium rum. I like to give 8,5...
very good stuff. The nose isn't that great to be honest and i has this 'alcohol' smell, if you know what i mean. but then I sipped it and it almost blew my mind. after the decent nose i really wasn't expecting such a sweet and complex taste with a smooth and longholding ending.
By Warren Bobrow via Foodista