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Pampero Aniversario was first crafted in 1963 to commemorate the Pampero company’s 25th anniversary. The rum is a blend of rums ranging in maturity from four to six years and aged in whisky and bourbon barrels.
The Pampero distillery was founded by Alejandro Hernández of Venezuela in 1938. The brand is now a division of the world’s largest liquor holding company, Diageo.
Beautiful color led me to beleive this could rival the el Dorado's for flavor. It was slightly disappointing though based on the beautiful reddish black. It has nice molassas and vanilla with a little bit of butterscotch on the nose and just a hint of oak spice. There is something I cannot place when I swirl it covered and then sniff. Almost a buttery nougat or toffee. Very light on the palate with a tinge of bite. It finishes very smooth giving more molassas and vanilla. A little bit of clove and burnt sugar were also present. Very good sipper and I highly recommend it as a change up. Tried it again and wow. The spices you.get just holding it in your mouth are great. Try to enjoy it slowly and really switch it around.
Most prominently in the taste is a leathery and bitter tobacco flavor with a touch of vanilla. This is masterfully balanced out with brown sugar. Although this rum is very refined, I prefer to mix high-end drinks with it, which I personally think makes better use of the bitter taste. So far my favorite drink with this is a classic Mojito.
If you drink it straight up, I find that its character is much improved when you let it rest in the glass for at least 5 minutes.
It definitely worth's to test it, for that money it is good and I would say nothing more. Package and bottle is stylish and color of the rum is very promising. But over all I would say it is just average, good choice for someone who is able to find there more than just a obvious tastes, I would say this can really evaluate professionals.
The Pampero Aniversario is a dark rich amber colored rum with a wonderful smell that opened my noise up. I don't remember the exact smell of the rum, but I do remember the way my noise opened up to the rum. This was an incredible buy for around $35 that had tones of sweet flavors from the molasses, and hints of vanillas. The finish on this glass was a bit stiffer, which I liked, slimier to a bourbon. This finish comes from the pre-aged bourbon barrels the rum is blended in, and is currently my favorite rum that is put in bourbon barrels. This rum is far better than the Flor da Cona 12 year, and is half the cost. I would recommend this to any bourbon fan, or blended rum fans.
It has a smooth taste... you can drink it alone or combined with coke.. a bit pricy for what it is
Good tasting rum, good nose, mouth and finish. For the price it is what i would call a reasonable purchase. I like it with one rock or neat. No sweetness just plain ole man's rum. Arrrrrgg..
Beautiful design with the leather pocket and beautiful barell like bottle. Flavour is tasty, full and spicy. I like this rum very much
What can I say about this rum? It's smells nice, one of those that become quite better with a little bit of air. But still, the good smell is not on the surface.
The same with the taste. It has that hard and bitter leather with tobacco taste, wich is nice. But (the Obvious but), it is not as good as it suppose to be. At least that is what I kept thinking. I liked it, but something was off there.
This rum left me guessing, like the flirt of a lady you saw that afternoon on the station. Was it a flirt, or something you wished for?
Nice smooth sipping rum, like a more upmarket Chairman's Reserve. No alcohol burn but leaves a nice lasting warm belly sensation
Very good for the price! Would definitely try again
Pampero Aniversario is one of the rums I "cut my teeth" on when I first began exploring sipping rums.
I very much enjoy the leather, spiciness, oak, vanilla, molasses flavors and smooth finish.
Highly recommend to all!
This rum is the top of Pampero's range, it has a very interesting colour (caramel added for sure) and a instant recognizable bottle, with a signature leather envelope.
In Italy it's widely available and in supermarkets it's often about 15€, making it one of the best value for money for an aged rum.
It has a nice smell, but in the mouth i feel too much alcohol and the taste is quite plain.
I recommend it on the rocks, in a quality highball or a cocktail such a rum sidecar.
As a neat sipper i believe you need to upgrade to something better.
Not amazing rum but good tones and easy to drink. Reasonable rum for the money
En god rom med en härlig mörk rödbrun nyans med en tilltalande arom.
Lite vass i början med när den har fått rulla på tungan så kommer smakerna fram.
Kan varmt rekommendera denna.
Du très bon pour pas trop cher !
Rhum doux Subtilement caramélisé
Great if u're mixing it in cocktails but didn't enjoy it neat
Des arômes de caramel, boisé, ce rhum est présenté dans un séduisant sac en cuir mais il lui manque une légère longueur en bouche
Very good rum. Perfect choice for those, who don´t like sweet rum, but want top quality tasty rum. The first tase is spicy but then after second try you will feel very interesting taste. One of my favorite even if it isn´t A.H.Riise.
Nice colour, good odour and good taste. Very nice rum.
The taste is good. The leather packaging is very nice
This pampero tastes sharp and bitter. The smell has simillar characteristics as the taste.
This rum is fantastic if you like woody, smoky sweet and caramel all in one. There is really nothing that compares to this flavor wise. Other rums gravitate around it, but I personally like very much the blend of flavors this rum offers. The only other rum that compares to this one flavor wise is the Kirk and Sweeney's either the 12 or 18 year old. This is how I rank them:
- K&S 12: 7
- K&S 18: 8
- Pampero Aniversario: 9