Don Papa Rye Aged Cask Rum
  • Category Rum
  • Country Philippines
  • Region Asia and Oceania
  • Distillery Don Papa
  • Age 4 Year Old
  • Style Rum
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • caramel
  • spicy
  • mint
  • cedarwood
  • melon
  • mango
  • rye
  • oak
  • black pepper

Don Papa

Rye Aged Cask Rum (0.7l, 45%)
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Character Goatson
A Southeast Asian Rum aged in Rye Whisky casks for a fruity, spicy dram.

Don Papa refers to Dionisio Magbuelas, or Papa Isio for short. Living during the second half of the 1800’s Papa Isio was a "Babaylan" — a healer or shaman in the local Filipino dialect — who was instrumental in the Philippine Revolution. Since the company was named after him, it will not be surprising that Don Papa Rums are made in the Philippines, or, more specifically, the island of Negros Occidental. This island has always been the sugar-cane capital of the region, and where you find sugar cane you find Rum production. Don Papa Rums are sold and distributed through their Bleeding Heart Rum Company subsidiary.

Don Papa Rums have been coming on strong — finally getting the recognition in the West that they deserve. Don Papa Rye Aged Cask Rum is the signature Don Papa Spirit, but this time it’s been aged for four years in Rye Whiskey casks. So what we have here is a well-executed Rum aged in the warm tropics of Southeast Asia among the foothills of Mount Kanlaon. What it means is that the Spirit and barrels are squeezed by the sun — maturing the Rum fast. And those Rye Whiskey casks exert influence on the dram, building spice and toffee notes upon tropical notes.
  • Category Rum
  • Country Philippines
  • Region Asia and Oceania
  • Distillery Don Papa
  • Age 4 Year Old
  • Style Rum
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Harvest Grain

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma has notes of melon, mango, apple, black pepper, and oak.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate has more Rye spice and notes of salted caramel, a touch of mint, cedar, and passion fruit.

Finish
The finish is medium length with lingering warmth.
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  • caramel
  • spicy
  • mint
  • cedarwood
  • melon
  • mango
  • rye
  • oak
  • black pepper
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Next time you have a tipple of Rum you can say that you're tapping the Admiral. This intriguing phrase comes from the great Admiral Nelson who was killed in the battle of Trafalgar off of Spain. The story is that his body was preserved in Rum to be shipped back to England but, when the barrel arrived, some of the Rum was missing and said to have been siphoned off by some desperate or unknowing sailors. It's a great story but most likely false.
Rum (usually) comes from molasses, the sweet and syrupy residue of refining sugarcane into sugar. Molasses is over 50% sugar, but it also contains significant amounts of minerals and other trace elements, contributing to the final flavor.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Next time you have a tipple of Rum you can say that you're tapping the Admiral. This intriguing phrase comes from the great Admiral Nelson who was killed in the battle of Trafalgar off of Spain. The story is that his body was preserved in Rum to be shipped back to England but, when the barrel arrived, some of the Rum was missing and said to have been siphoned off by some desperate or unknowing sailors. It's a great story but most likely false.
Rum (usually) comes from molasses, the sweet and syrupy residue of refining sugarcane into sugar. Molasses is over 50% sugar, but it also contains significant amounts of minerals and other trace elements, contributing to the final flavor.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
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