Hacienda Saruro, VenezuelaWebsite
Budget — under $20
Where to Buy
THL: What is it?
Diplomatico Anejo Venezuela Rum is distilled using column still distillation and aged for 4 years in repurposed bourbon whiskey and scotch whiskey barrels.
THL: Why should you try it?
Venezuela provides cool nights and warm sunny days for the sugarcane whose juice is fermented to make every bottle of Diplomatico Rum. In the case of Diplomatico Anejo, the sugar cane juice is left to ferment for an extended period for the richest flavor. Ron Diplomatico is committed to environmental sustainability as they know how the benefits of responsibility taking care of their land yield the highest quality sugar cane. They are the first distillery in Venezuela to receive the ISO 14001Envionmental Management Certification for their green practices.
THL: Who makes it?
Diplomatico Anejo Venezuela Rum is distilled in at Hacienda Saruro, Venezuela. The distiller also produces Reserva Exclusiva Rum, Diplomatico Reserva, Diplomatico Rum Blanco, and Diplomatico Ambassador Selection Cask Strength.
THL: What does it taste like?
caramel, oak, dried plums, cinnamon
THL: How should you drink it?
If you want more depth and danger in your Daiquiri, try adding some Diplimatico to the mix. Also try this delicious rum neat. It’s the perfect sipper for fall and winter.
2 ounces Diplomatico Anejo Venezuela Rum
3/4 ounce Lime Juice
1/2 ounce Dark Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup
Combine in a cocktail shaker. Shake all the ingredients together, and pour into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass. Go light on the sugar because this is already a pretty sweet drink. The sugared rim just allows the drinker to adjust the sweetness to their desired level while they enjoy their drink.