HAPPY RUM MONTH! That's right, we are dedicating the entire month of August to our favorite spirit, rum. From August 1-31, Cuba Libre in Old City will feature a special rum tasting flight from Don Q, as well as the hand-picked “Tour of the Caribbean” flight, both available exclusively from August 1-31 during lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
Then, on August 16 for National Rum Day, all rums and rum cocktails will be offered at half-price at Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at the bar.
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum bar will offer the following tasting flights from August 1-31, 2016:
Don Q Flight, $16
Light pilsner gold in color, this rum is aged 3 to 5 years. Pineapple, black pepper and honey permeate warm caramel flavoring. Clean, spicy finish.
Light golden brown in color. Aged 3 to 7 years in whisky and bourbon barrels. Medium-bodied. Molasses, vanilla, tobacco, leather, and oak. Slight sweetness. Pleasant complexity. Dry finish.
A blend of rums aged 3 to 12 years to create blend of sweet and dry finish. Flavors of baked apple, tropical fruits, spice with hints of nuts and smoky vanilla. Wonderful to sip neat or on the rocks.
Tour of the Caribbean, $19
A light bodied sipping rum that is aged up to three years in carefully selected oak casks. It contains citrusy aromas and flavors, with a warm vanilla finish.
Single column and double pot distilled, finished in charred bourbon barrels. Bouquet of sultanas, black pepper and vanilla. Taste of cinnamon, spice with a hint of liquorice and more vanilla. A long, balanced finish, drifting between sweet and spice.
Rum liqueur aged at least 4 years in virgin Limousin barriques and re-charred in Bourbon casks. Warm caramel, exotic spices, and dried fruit permeate the nose, with coconut, banana crème brulee flavors. It has a silky entry and a slightly dry finish.