Poison of the Month – Don Papa Rum

Poison of the Month - Don Papa Rum

Rum isn’t just for sailors and pirates, but you’ll definitely have a great time sipping on it and pretending to be one.

How it is made: Don Papa is created on the fertile foothills of the active volcano Mt. Kanlaon, where the finest sugar cane is milled to produce sweet, rich molasses. The rum is charcoal filtered to remove any tannins and impurities before being blended to perfection. The combination of the volcanic soil, the quality of the sugar cane, the ageing in oak and the blender’s art come together beautifully to give Don Papa rum its signature rich, smooth taste.

Flavours: It is light and fruity on the nose, smooth and delicate in the mouth with a long-textured finish, and offers flavours of vanilla, honey, and candied fruits.

Cool Fact: Don Papa is a tribute to Papa Isio, the charismatic Philippines’ leader who, in the 1890s, helped drive the Spanish from the Negros and win independence for the island.

Try one: The perfect way to drink Don Papa is neat, on the rocks, or over a large block of ice melting gradually in your glass. Don Papa is a versatile spirit and also makes wonderful cocktails. Try one of f our suggestions!

Available From: All good liquor stores, bars, and restaurants in a 750-ml bottle at 43% Vol. Don Papa retails at approximately R420 per bottle.

For more information: www.donpaparum.com

Images: Supplied

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