Rum Nation Panama 18 Year

Rum Nation Panama 18 Year

Price: $60 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Valera Hermanos / Rum Nation

Region: Panama

40% ABV

Distillate: Molasses

Aged For: 18 Years

Cask Type: Oak

Chill Filtered: No

Additives used: No

Color: Burnt umber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Oak, coffee, caramel, chocolate, cinnamon

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, maple, oak, and light fruit

Finish: Light warmth, shortish medium length, brown sugar, molasses, coconut, vanilla, butterscotch

Thoughts: A rum that has many sweet notes, but I don’t think it’s been dosed so that’s unique.

Score: 81 out of 100

Plantation Single Cask Panama 8-Year Sauternes Finish Liquor Barn

Plantation Single Cask Panama 8 Sauternes Finish Liquor Barn

Paid: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Plantation

Region: Panama / France

41.8% ABV

Cask #: 12

Bottle #: 059

Distillate: Molasses

Aged For: 8 Years

Cask Type: Undisclosed, finished in late harvest Sauternes casks

Chill Filtered: Yes?

Additives used: Sugar added



Color: Light amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Honey, peaches, apricot, pineapple, vanilla

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Honey, vanilla, pastry, delicate fruit, coconut

Finish: Light warmth, medium length, white chocolate, coconut, and marzipan

Thoughts: Simple, sweet, and fruity with bakery flavors, a very easy sipper, but a bit lacking in complexity.

Score: 80 out of 100