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Old 06-06-2007, 08:06 AM   #1
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Anybody got any hints to this rum in the 21 version I think? Bought a bottle in a blue ceramic, numbered bottle and velvet bag a couple of years ago and have yet to open it and try...wanted any ideas as to what to expect before I decide to crack it open
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:16 AM   #2
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This rum was released to celebrate the coming of the 21st Century, hence the 21. The rum is actually made from rums aged 15 years. It has a medium body and great flavor. I recommend it as a sipper, or with a few drops of water. Obviously, you are a cigar lover. If you look through the threads, I have posted some comments on rum and cigars, and also some pairings that I enjoy. Give them a look if you like, and let me know what you think!
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:29 AM   #3
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Cheers Hank, we have a cigar dinner at the end of this month to celebrate the last time we are legally allowed to smoke indoors in restaurants in the UK and I think I may well take this one along to go on the table
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I reviewed the 21 not too long ago. http://scottesrum.com/2007/05/05/flor-de-cana-21/
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Nice review Scotte, kind of helped me decide that I may have to open it before our Last Gasp dinner
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Old 06-08-2007, 08:52 AM   #6
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Cheers Hank, we have a cigar dinner at the end of this month to celebrate the last time we are legally allowed to smoke indoors in restaurants in the UK and I think I may well take this one along to go on the table
Good news Cigar-Aficionado. Flor De Cana is now available in The UK from Amathus.They have the whole range including the 15 YEAR OLD 21st Century Blend. www.amathuswines.co.uk . They will be offically launching at the UK Rumfest in October this year.
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Sitting with a bottle of Flor de Cana Centenario 21 in front of me, but I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy.

Color is deep amber with a slight hint of green.
Gentle nose of cane flower, vanilla, and oak... hint of canela.
Taste: lots of mid tones, medium base, few high notes, good harmony.
Big finish!

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Old 06-12-2007, 07:05 AM   #8
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Cheers for the info on Amathus...I can keep them in mind when guys ask about the rums we are drinking on our Last Gasp dinner. They usually use Drinkfinder for rums but he hasn't got the Flor de Cana
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