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Posts Tagged ‘Cihuatan Reserva’

24 Days of Rum (#23) – Cihuatan Reserva Especial 12 (El Salvador)

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 23, 2019

With one day left to go, in my 2019 Christmas Rum Advent I have arrived in the Central America, specifically the Republic of El Salvador (Republic of the Savior), which is the smallest continental country in the Americas, and the most heavily populated by population density. The rum we are examining today is Cihuatan Reserva Especial 12 which is produced by El Salvador’s first ever rum distillery, Licorera Cihuatán.

According to the producer’s website all of the distilleries rums are handcrafted in El Salvador, and with respect to their Cihuatán Reserva Especial 12 the website additionally tells us:

We have taken our aging methods further to bring you a complex rum, awarded all over the world. Cihuatán 12 Years is proudly handcrafted in the Cihuatán Valley, from the seed of the sugarcane to the bottle.

Here is a link to my tasting notes and scores for the No. 23 spirit in the 24 Days of Rum – The Original Rum Tasting Box:

Review: Cihuatan Reserva Especial 12

“… Melding of fine oak spice, vanilla, butterscotch and almond with light baking spices and orange peel. Banana and light coconut flavours as well …”


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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