Don Q Gold along with Don Q Cristal are the entry level rums from rum producer Serralles.
Don Q hails from Puerto Rico, which is perhaps most famous in the rum world for being where Bacardi defected to at the time of the Cuban Revolution.
Don Q as a brand began in 1934 and yes, it is named after Don Quixote. This family ran concern has over 150 years of rum making experience, making its first rum sales in 1865. The Serralles family are currently in their sixth generation of rum making and are headed up by Felix J Serralles Jr. The family originally arrived in Puerto Rico around 1820 and Juan Sebastian Serralles set up the Hacienda Teresa – a sugar cane plantation.