Panama-Pacific 9yr Rum
Panamá-Pacific Rum 9 Year begins with freshly-distilled sugar cane being laid into used American Oak bourbon whiskey casks for initially for 3 years before a 6-year finishing in used Tennessee and Canadian rye whiskey casks that have been toasted, not charred. The interplay between these barrels maintains the desired balance between the rum’s intrinsic qualities and the characteristics introduced by the oak.
The 9 Year expression offers aromas of warm butter, flan caramel custard, and golden raisin that float over a bed of spiced dried cherry and apricot. A sweet caramel palate quickly gives way to charred wet wood, with golden raisin close behind, before subtle coconut husk and banana notes lead to a nice, long, buttery wood finish.