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24 Days of Rum (#12) – Coloma 8 Anos Rum (Colombia)

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 12, 2019

We have returned to the South American Continent for the twelfth day of my Christmas Rum AdventColoma 8 Anos Rum is produced in Colombia at the Hacienda Coloma which is a coffee estate located south of Bogota, 1700 meters above see level. The Hacienda Coloma does not appear to have a rum distillery attached to its facility so it is likely that the rum bottled at the coffee estate was produced elsewhere (there are a couple of likely candidates within Colombia). According to the Ron Coloma website this is a molasses based, age stated rum, which was matured continuously in American oak barrels. (Non Solera Aging).

What makes the rum unique, is that after the initial aging, the spirit is then finished in barrels previously used for aging Coloma coffee liqueur. Thus a light ribbon of coffee flavour can be expected to be found within the rum’s flavour profile.

Here is a link to my tasting notes and scores for the No. 12 spirit in the 24 Days of Rum – The Original Rum Tasting Box:

Review: Coloma 8 Anos Rum

“… Oak spice, vanilla and butterscotch melded with almond and orange peel. Obvious notes of chocolate and a light imprint of tobacco. Coffee notes are subtle and do not disturb the well structured rum. …”


Note: 24 Days of Rum – The Original Rum Tasting Box produced by 1423 World Class Spirits contains 24 handpicked rums from 24 different countries all over the world. It features an extraordinary opportunity to sample a wide variety of premium rums allowing you to hone in on the particular style which suits your palate. As indicated in my previously published review (here) This Rum Advent Calendar is a highly recommended gift for the rum enthusiast.



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