A single barrel of Ron del Barrilito Rum was set aside in 1942 called the 'Freedom Barrel.' When Puerto Rico gains its independence the Freedom Barrel will be opened in the Bayamon town square for all to share.
Distilled from fermented molasses, this Puerto Rican rum is Aged 6 to 10 years in Spanish sherry casks and bottled at 86 proof. It's full-bodied with a slightly smoky flavor, and is an enticing sipping rum.
Brown rum distilled from fermented molasses. Minimum of 6 to 10 years in used whisky and bourbon barrels. The older of the two rums from Barrilito, the extra time spent aging is evident in this heavier rum with a slightly smoky flavor that doesn't overpower the rum flavor. Bottled at 43% alcohol by volume.
Nose: The nosing finds mature smells of molasses, honey, milk chocolate and nougat.
Palate: The palate entry is a touch smoky and very sweet; the honey and molasses tastes come to the fore at the midpalate.
Finish: Finish is warm, comfortable and mature.
Bottle Size: 750mL