This distinctively packaged rum comes from the mountains of Brazil, a land known mainly for cachaca, not rum. It’s a pity: Based on Oronoco’s showing, Brazil really ought to be making more of the stuff.
This white rum is exceptionally smooth and creamy, offering an immediate vanilla nose. On the palate is offers a big mouthful of vanilla/creme brulee, plus some cinammon notes, with a lightly woodsy finish. Exceptionally smooth, this rum is totally sippable on the rocks but of course works well with any kind of sweet cocktail. Anywhere you want that vanilla character to shine, reach for Oronoco.
A / $40 / no website
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