Don Q 2005

Don Q 2005

Price: $45 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Destilería Serrallés

Region: Puerto Rico

40% ABV

Distillate: Molasses

Aged For: 10 Years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Undisclosed

Additives used: No

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Bright and has a pop of sugar, fruit, caramel, and oak, strong for the proof, but sweet.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Grilled banana, coconut, pineapple, burnt sugar, and vanilla

Finish: Light warmth and medium length, Mineral spirits, oak, and vanilla

Thoughts: I prefer this to many of the other Puerto Rican rums I have tried, but for the price it doesn’t beat out Mount Gay Black.

Score: 77 out of 100