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experience true Cuban flavour

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    Havana Club 7

    When he created Havana Club 7, Maestro Ronero Don Jose Navarro, wanted to showcase the Cuban art of ageing rum to reveal the depth of Cuban flavours.In his own words Don Navarro describes it like this :

    “ Havana Club 7 is the king of all aged rums. It has an intense and complex aroma, with a palate of honey, vanilla, chocolate, cocoa, sweet tobacco, dry fruits and spicy notes. ”

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    A new drinking experience

    We wanted to bring out the rich flavours of Havana Club 7 to allow people to explore and enjoy our rum even more and this is why we created Essence of Cuba. It is a new way of experiencing Havana Club 7 :

    Playing with the flavours and your senses regardless of how you enjoy the rum :Neat on the rocks, in long drinks or simple cocktails.

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    Created by Craftsmen

    To create the Essence of Cuba flavours we wanted to find a partner with equal craftsmanship credential to match our rum maestros. The Bitter Truth company is just that: a small company started by to passionate bartenders to create all natural, top quality products following traditional methods.

    Today in the world of professional bartendingThe Bitter Truth is the most awarded for the product quality.

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  • Honey

    Supported by fine vanilla and oak notes of Havana Club 7 we combined natural honey extractions with a secret blend of warm spices and a selection of orange peel forming a delicate liquid that is intense and inviting while keeping the natural sweetness of the honey at a minimum level.

    Aroma

    Sweet honey and caramel with hints of sweet spice.

    Tasting Notes

    Lingering honey and nutmeg notes enhanced by a fresh citrus hint and warm honey cake.

  • Coffee

    Created with natural flavors of roasted coffee beans and a concentrated espresso brew enriched with liquorice, citrus peels and an aromatic selection of spices from the Caribbean. Build on Havana Club 7 the ingredients are carefully married and rest for several weeks to achieve its balanced and seductive bouquet.

    Aroma

    Intense roast coffee beans, dark chocolate and espresso.

    Tasting Notes

    Rich and powerful coffee beans with spicy black pepper tingle and burnt notes. Intense ground coffee with strong dry espresso and bitter dark chocolate.

  • Island Fruit

    Crafted with Havana Club 7 as a base and blended with natural flavors from mangos, passion fruits and ripe bananas. Cardamom and coriander seeds are macerated with various citrus peels to support the exotic aromas with a fine tuned spice basket evoking memories of Cuba white sandy beaches, sunshine and a cooling sea breeze.

    Aroma

    Intense and exotic with fruity impressions of a tropical garden and smoked dried fruit.

    Tasting Notes

    Freshly cut mango and cooked papaya with lingering citrus acidity paired with dry fruit notes and delicate spice basket.

  • Aromatic leaf

    Capturing the flavors generated in a fermentation process of aromatic green leafs and dried tropical fruits that are finely enriched with spices, like vanilla and grounded allspice berries. The natural aromas of this blend and the warm characteristics of Havana Club 7 are married and rest to unite harmoniously.

    Aroma

    Freshly cut fermented tobacco leaves with hints of cracked allspice, figs and grounded orange peel.

    Tasting Notes

    Sweet & woody tobacco leaves, tanned leather, caramel with hints of vanilla and dried tropical fruits. Long and lingering hints of dry cigar smoke.

Made with and for Havana Club 7

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The natural place to start when The Bitter Truth was challenged to bring out the flavours of our rum, was our Rum – full of flavours from the land where it is made. Each of the four flavours have been made with Havana Club 7 as the base enriched with only natural flavours, without any bitterness for a rich and exciting drinking experience.

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  • on the rocks

    Havana Club 7 with a twist

    Fill half the glass with big ice cubes and pour 50ml of Havana Club 7 Años. Add 3 dashes of any Essence of Cuba and garnish with an orange slice

  • long drink

    Havana Club 7 with a twist

    Fill half the glass with big ice cubes and pour 50ml of Havana Club 7 Años. Add 60 ml of ginger ale and stir. Finish with 3 dashes of any Essence of Cuba and garnish with a ginger slice

  • Cocktail

    Havana Club 7 with a twist

    Fill half the glass with big ice cubes and add 5ml of sugar syrup, 15ml of dry vermouth and pour 50ml of Havana Club 7 Años. Finally add 3 dashes of any Essence of Cuba, stir well and garnish with a grapefruit wedge

3 ways to enjoy it

  • on the rocks

    Havana Club 7 with a twist

  • long drink

    7 Ginger

  • Cocktail

    7 Presidente with a twist

The Essence of Cuba is a versatile drinks’ flavoring, which inspires bartenders’ creativity. Just add a few dashes to your favourite way of enjoying Havana Club 7 : On the rocks, in a refreshing long drink or informal cocktails.

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Essence of Cuba is not available in your country ? You can enjoy Havana Club 7 Años with fresh natural ingredients

Have a look at Havana 7 drinks recipes
Have a look at Havana 7 drinks recipes

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