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Posts Tagged ‘Destileria Espiritus del Norte’

Review: Pixan Solera Especial

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 2, 2020

Pixan Rum is produced at Destileria Espiritus del Norte a relatively new distillery located in Monterrey in northeastern Mexico. Apparently Pixan comes to us linguistically from the Mayan people and it is a word which roughly means ‘Spirit which gives life’.

Pixan Solera Especial is sold as a premium Solera aged rum. I visited a few retail websites, and found that most were implying that the spirit was a 6 Year solera aged rum. This would mean the oldest rum in the blend would be aged about 6 years with the average age of the blend being somewhat younger. I also discovered that the solera was comprised of American oak barrels, and also saw evidence that the Pixan rum was finished for at least 3 months in old wine barrels.

Here is a link to my full review:

Review: Pixan Solera Especial

“… Butterscotch and vanilla lead out accompanied by oak spice and almond flavours. Raisins and grapes can be tasted in the background. Orange peel and light baking spices (cinnamon and ginger) add to a lively mouth feel …”

Please enjoy my review of this new Mexican rum.

Chimo!

 

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24 Days of Rum (#6) – Pixan 8 Anos Rum (Mexico)

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 6, 2019

Day 6 of my 24 Days of Rum advent takes me to Destileria Espiritus del Norte a relatively new distillery located in Monterrey in northeastern Mexico where they produce Pixan Rum. Apparently Pixan comes to us linguistically from the Mayan language and it is a word which roughly means ‘Spirit which gives life‘.

Pixan 8 Anos is their most premium rum. Several retail sites I visited indicated that the rum is produced from molasses upon a double column still and then aged for up to 8 years in American oak barrels which previously contained bourbon.

Here is a link to my tasting notes and scores for the sixth spirit in the 24 Days of Rum – The Original Rum Tasting Box:

Review: Pixan 8 Anos Rum

“… Oak spice continues to pour out, heightened butterscotch sweetness with vanilla and hints of sweet and sour fruit, bits of menthol and herbal grass …”

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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