Don Papa Rum

Don Papa Rum



Don Papa Rum, a premium aged, single-Island rum from the Philippines, has officially arrived on Australian shores.


Made exclusively on the Philippine Island of Negros Occidental, known locally as 'Sugarlandia', Don Papa Rum is inspired by the history and mythology of Sugarlandia- a majestic experience where everything is not always as it seems.


Don Papa Rum is distilled in small batches from high quality sugar cane, the rum is then aged for seven years on the foothills of Mount Kanlaon, before being blended and bottled on Negros Island. Don Papa Rum is light and fruity on the nose, smooth and delicate in the mouth with a long-textured finish, offering flavours of vanilla, honey, and candied fruits.


As a premium aged-rum, Don Papa is versatile, and can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a range of elevated cocktails like the Don Old Fashioned, Don Manhattan, or the Manila Mai Tai.


Karel (Papi) Reyes, Brand Ambassador for Don Papa says, "For a long time, local and spiced-rum has dominated the marketplace for rum in Australia, so now is the perfect opportunity to introduce consumers to the craft, quality and versality of Don Papa aged-rum."


"If you're looking for a new way to enjoy rum, why not try one of Don Papa's signature cocktails, the Don Old Fashioned."


The Don Old Fashioned

  • 50ml Don Papa Rum
  • Bar Spoon Pure Cane Syrup
  • 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • Expressed Orange peel

Add all to mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill, then strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with expressed orange peel.


Don Papa Rum is available to purchase at Boozebud Hub:

RRP: $84.99

Tasting Notes:

Colour: Light Amber

Nose: Light and fruity

Mouth: Smooth and delicate

Finish: Long textured finish


Don Papa Rum is a premium small-batch rum which is produced in the Philippines where it is aged for seven years in oak barrels. The result is a light and fruity spirit with a rich texture and notes of vanilla, honey, and candied fruits which are distinctive to Don Papa.

Don Papa Rum is inspired by the people and places of the Island of Negros, known locally as Sugarlandia. Sugarlandia is a majestic experience where everything is not always as it seems. A world in which your senses are heightened and your mind is delighted. A place that is part real, part myth, and all heart.


Review: Strong scent of vanilla is present when you open the bottle of Don Papa Rum. Great start for those new to rum as it's smooth buttery and sweeter taste makes it easy to drink.  Strong taste of vanilla, subtle spices and fruity taste makes for an enjoyable run.  The packaging is very cool, so great for display.

The rum is made using sugar, grown on the island of Negros, Phillippines.  Matured for 7 years in oak barrels, it is then blended and bottled.


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