Rational Spirits Cuban-Inspired Rum
Rational Spirits // South Carolina, USA
Rational Spirits based in Charleston, South Carolina has teamed up with Bryan Davis from Lost Spirits. Bryan has partnered with them as their Consulting Master Distiller. This Cuban-Inspired Rum is the second generation of the Lost Spirits version. This one is bottled at 141-proof and uses reactor technology in its "flash aging" process. In this case, virgin American oak is used. The rum is meant to emulate pot-distilled rums of pre-revolution Cuba.
Aged RumRum that is aged, but no specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for length of aging, but will often carry an age statement (which should be taken with a grain of salt). Often thought of as "sipping rums".
Cask Typevirgin American oak
"Pouring the rum fills the air with notes of toffee and butterscotch. After theses aroma settle nosing the glass provides a strong hit of alcohol vapor followed by caramelized banana, cinnamon, and brown sugar. On the palate, the first sip brings the proof of the rum front and center igniting the mouth and throat with a warm swirl of butterscotch, caramel, and cooked bananas. Additional sips reveals a pop of salt and dark vanilla. A kick of toasted almonds and cherry flavor make an appearance before a brutal medicinal finish. "