Tag Archives: Nicaraguan Rum

Flor de Cana Centenario 18

Flor de Cana 18 Centenario Rum Review by the fat rum pirateFlor de Cana – Sugar Cane Flower in English are a Nicaraguan rum producer. Hailing from the wonderfully named Chichigalpa the distillery and San Antonio Sugar Mill have been housed theres since 1890.

I have reviewed and tasted a few of the Flor de Cana line up – with contrasting results.  The Dry White 4 and the Gran Reserva 7 I both enjoyed.  The Gran Anejo 5 and the Centenario 12 less so.  The Centenario 12 was perhaps the most disappoiinting.  Insipid, muted and just very dull. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Flor de Cana 5 Anejo Clasico

Flor de Cana 5 Anejo Clasico Rum review by the fat rum pirateUp for review is another rum from the Flor de Cana range from Nicaragua.  It has taken a while for me to review many of the Flor de Cana rums, as I was disappointed with my experience when I bought the Centenario 12. This is the Flor de Cana 5 – Anejo Clasico.

The increase in decent rum on our supermarket shelves gave me an easy opportunity to pick up this gold rum from their line up. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Plantation Nicaragua 2001 Old Reserve Rum

Plantation Nicaragua 2001 rum review by the fat rum piratePlantation’s line of rums are multi award winning and feature regularly at events around the world.  They are a very active, if relatively new player (if we trace rum back to 1703 certainly) in the rum world.

Plantation are to all intents and purposes an independent bottler.  However, such is their status and presence within the rum community they have perhaps passed over into the rum mainstream.  It should be remembered they do have the backing and are part of Cognac-Ferrand. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Flor de Cana Centenario 12

Flor De Cana 12 Year Old Rum Review NicaraguaFlor de Cana (Sugar Cane Flower) are a well known and well respected rum producer from Nicaragua, Central America.  This rum is slow aged for 12 years and bottled by Campana Licorera de Nicaragua.  UK distribution of the rum is handled by Amathus Drinks PLC www.amathusdrinks.co.uk.  Whom procure a number of more exotic spirit offerings.The Centenario 12 is bottled at 40% ABV and I obtained a 70cl bottle which cost a little over £40 in the UK. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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