Abuelo 7 Years 700ml. 40%
Ron Abuelo (literally 'Grandfather's rum in Spanish) is distilled from fermented molasses at the family-owned Varela Hermanos distillery in Panama. Aged in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels for a minimum of seven years.
Sampled on 12/05/2012
Appearance : Clear, burnished copper.
Aroma : Resiny wood sap, caramel, overripe banana and cinnamon.
Taste : Initially sweet palate with dried fruit, nuts, orange zest toffee, leather and tobacco.
Aftertaste : Long, dry woody, smoky, fruity toffee finish.
Double Gold Medal 2010 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Gold Medal 2009 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Gold Medal 2009 Ministry of Rum Tasting Competition
Gold Medal 2009 Best Buy Bar Competition – Beverage Testing Institute