About Rum and Cane Spirits from Venezuela

About Rum  and  Cane Spirits from Venezuela
Rum is a critically important spirit in Venezuela, so much so that under law, Venezuelan rum must be aged a minimum of two years. As with most other South American countries, there are various types of rum from Venezuela, while (blanco) as well as gold along with some that are aged for five years or more. While some are meant for cocktails or as an ingredient in a punch, many are very high quality sipping rums.

Top Picks for Venezuela

Rum and Cane Spirits

359 Spirit Purveyors Rhumb Runner Limited Release 16 Year Aged Single Cask Strength Venezuelan Cadc Sa Rum
96 points
$181
Amber color. Aromas of dark caramelized nuts, nougat, sweet and peppery spices, and cola nut with a fat body and a very long finish. A rich and flavor-packed, long-aged overproof Rum with gusto.
Santa Teresa 1796 Solera Rum
95 points
$41
Copper color. Grassy, green, dusty, mature, nutty aromas and flavors of dark molasses, leather, tinge "musty" or just old, old leather books and parchment, bananas foster, and dried fruits with a glycerous, crisp, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, stimulating, medium-length finish with accents of caramel with a bit of burned sugar (quinine), milk chocolate, dates, chocolate coverage blueberry, and herbal. A superbly versatile and complex Rum for sipping or crafting elevated cocktails.
Santa Teresa 1796 Rum
87 points
$41
Amber color. Confected aromas of cola, frosted spice cake, dark caramel, and toasted sesame with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, refreshing, medium-length vanilla cream pie, spiced nuts, and toffee-mocha latte finish. Rich spices and sweets play on the palate in this crowd-pleasing Aged Rum.