The Schtick: This is a rum distilled and bottled in Cuba. Currently embargoed by the United States, Cuban rum is only available from international retailers.
Distiller: Havana Club (Cuba)
Bottler: Havana Club (Cuba)
ABV: 40% ABV
Age: 7 Years
Nose: Sweet almond, toffee, caramel and root beer barrel candies. Honey, toasted nuts and sweet syrupy molasses. Overall, very sweet, but no heat and no astringency.
Taste: Thin mouth feel, still no heat. Sweet toffee, pecans, caramel and more syrupy sweetness. The continuation of the sugar-y root beer candy is interesting. Overall, no astringency, very little oak body. Not bitter.
Finish: Short, loaded wtih cocoa, toffee and caramel. No heat.
Overall: Thin overall and very sweet, but not terrible. This is more enjoyable than the US counterpart.
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