Avua Amburana Cachaca rum

Avua Amburana Cachaca

Brazil | Cachaca

16 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted over 4 years ago by "Samuel Brunello" 🇺🇸 | 81 ratings

I do like cachaca, but this just strikes me as another one of those creative cask expressions that didn't really work.
N- Big hits of golden raisin, followed by some sugar, raw egg and cinnamon.
P- More golden raisin along with tree sap and some vanilla
F- Some vegetal stuff finally comes out.

Posted almost 7 years ago by Falcon91Wolvrn03 (PREMIUM) 🇺🇸 | 513 ratings

This is a very good cachaça (though I'm not a huge cachaça fan). It's like an agricole with a unique and interesting scent/flavor added in. I'm guessing that's the amburana aging, though I've never smelled amburana wood before. It's truly unique and therefore very difficult to describe, but it makes this a fun rum to try!

This is definitely the best Avua Cachaça I've ever tried!

Posted almost 2 years ago by steveinny 🇺🇸 | 36 ratings

The wood certainly has a great effect on the flavor. Cinnamon, spicy and great as a sipper. Recommended.

Posted 5 years ago by Michael Huff 🇺🇸 | 100 ratings

Avuá(av-wah) Cachaça is a darn good cachaça. This is made even better and more unique in that it has been aged in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amburana wood. It tastes of cinnamon and "je ne sais quoi". It's nose is pleasantly spicy and almost tangy.

Posted at Hidden Harbor 3 months ago by beeporama (PREMIUM) 🇺🇸 | 54 ratings

I have not developed a complex palate for Cachaça; it is still clairin's less funky cousin to my tongue. But of the dozen or so I've tried, this is probably the best one for straight drinking, sufficiently complex from aging but still essentially the same drink as its unaged peers. Vegetal and oily with a hint of cinammon and amber.

Posted 9 months ago by Mascarum 🇺🇸 | 22 ratings

It’s aged. But that’s all I can say. I love the cocktail but this is not one I’d spend much time on.

Posted 11 months ago by Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) 🇺🇸 | 362 ratings

My tasting continued at Saks in New York, wonderful new bar on the 9th floor to get your happy place when your wife is shopping. Great selection including this unusual Cahaca with an Amburana finish for 2 years. Taste and scent of bananas foster with a slightly woody finish, reminded me a bit of Mezcal. Very smooth and worth trying.

Posted 1 year ago by BigChief17 (TASTING CLUB) 🇺🇸 | 53 ratings

When the bottle is opened, an immediate aroma fills the air.

The Nose is something to behold: Cooked Plantains, Cinnamon and Wood.

Unfortunately, it is not as pleasant on the palate. The alcohol takes over and spice lingers.

Great to try, but not "go-to" sipper.

Posted almost 2 years ago by Tim 🇨🇦 | 80 ratings

I’ve been drinking my way through the cachaças in this line and this one is a stand-out. The aging in the amburana wood has added a bold baking-spice element that’s really lovely. There’s a good cocktail with it as well, though it’s a great supper: 2oz amburana cachaça; 1oz oloroso sherry; 1/2oz giffard’s Banane de Brésil c/o @cocktailwonk I believe. Santé!

Posted almost 2 years ago by Smovens 🇺🇸 | 103 ratings

solid overall, very smooth but I usually dislike aged cane rums because they lose the intensity and funk of the base, and agree here. Not too different from oak

Posted at Hale Pele almost 3 years ago by Engwild 🇺🇸 | 153 ratings

With a subtle dark berry flavor toward the end of it all, it's better than many.

Brand Details

Name: Amburana Cachaca
Company: Avua
Type: Cachaca
Distillation: Unknown
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