A 12 year old dark rum from Ron Abuelo of Panama. They age their rum in whiskey barrels, which adds a distinct vanilla sweetnses. This 12 year old was launched in 2009, and is elegant, slightly smoky and rich. It was awarded a Gold at the 2009 Ministry of Rum Tasting Competition.
Nose: Buttery toffee notes with hints of caramel and citrus. Molasses... Dates...
Palate: Thick and creamy, with notes of spice, toasted oak, herbs and dark brown sugar.
Finish: Good finish with cinnamon and oak.
-- Masters of Malt