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Zaya Gran Reserva 12-Year rum

Zaya Gran Reserva Rum is a blend of rums distilled from molasses in a five column still, the rums are aged in white oak barrels for a up to 12 years.

Zaya rum was initially distilled by Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala in Guatemala. The brand was acquired in 2008 by Infinium Spirits and is now produced in Trinidad and distilled by Angostura.

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Posted almost 6 years ago by Felipe P from United States with 70 ratings

A tad sweet, but very smooth. Drink on the rocks or freeze the bottle.

Posted about 6 years ago by Helena Tiare from Sweden with 110 ratings

The perfect example of a sweetened rum pretending to be "premium" but is a good dessert rum. It´s sweet and smoooth.... from added sugar... 20g/L but that is less than some other "sugar bombs" out there, still 20 is a lot.

Posted about 6 years ago by Gerald from Austria with 21 ratings

Nose: sweet , caramel , vanilla ,spicy , smoke
Taste: sweet , vanilla, caramel, nutty ,oak, smoky, little bit fruity/alcoholic .

For me , a nice sipping Rum with a good finish.

Posted about 6 years ago by Thomas Christiansen from Denmark with 9 ratings

Meget sød, fed og velsmagende rom som alle kan drikke. Måske en kende for sød. Men super god(har naturligvis alt den karamel og vaniliesmag den kan trække:)

Posted about 6 years ago by Norup from Denmark with 60 ratings

Elsker den flaske. Og indholdet. Sød men ikke kvalm. Lækker rom, svært at drikke ét glas.

Posted about 6 years ago by Hrpalle from Denmark with 19 ratings

Sweet vanilla smell, with some other notes in the back. The smell is fantastic.

The taste I great as we'll. The vanilla is not as heavy in the taste, but it's there. It's a real nice, smooth and easy to drink rum.

Posted about 6 years ago by Bigdaddy from Denmark with 6 ratings

Denne rom er til alle som er til en sød rom.
Der er noter af vanilje, kaffe samt chokolade og dufter fantastisk. En dejlig rom som bør have sin faste plads i skabet.

Posted about 6 years ago by Nicky from Denmark with 2 ratings

Dette er en super god og sød rom

Posted about 6 years ago by Morten from Denmark with 4 ratings

Love it

Posted about 6 years ago by jørgen from Denmark with 26 ratings

Et must i en rom samling

Posted about 6 years ago by Eric Montgomery from United States with 23 ratings

Zaya is one of my introductory rums. It's where I started when I began drinking rum in the way that it was meant. Slightly sweet with a gorgeous caramel finish, this rum is an excellent way to end a day. The price point on the bottle is just about right (@$25/bottle) so as not to break the bank.

Posted about 6 years ago by Sam from United States with 8 ratings


Posted about 6 years ago by N Bishop from United States with 18 ratings

An interesting, smooth rum, albeit a little expensive. It's not quite a sipping rum, although I have certainly enjoyed it as such, and it's not quite a mixer, although I've certainly done that as well. It's in the price range between a mixer and a sipper. However if I had to make a list of top 10 rums to try, Zaya would absolutely be on it.

Posted about 6 years ago by jmp3 from United States with 88 ratings

A very good aged rum, a little to much vanilla but still sippable.

Posted about 6 years ago by Shane from United States with 26 ratings

Another good mixer with cola. Much better on the rocks. Nice, sweet froth. Love it.

Posted about 6 years ago by Bill Gaylor from United States with 51 ratings

Probably the best rum available in the market I live in. Nice caramel and honey taste with a hint of spice. Good over ice with a twist of lime. The color is excellent. Overall, one of my favorites for regular consumption.

Posted about 6 years ago by Tikihead from United States with 23 ratings

Vanilla flavor is too dominant for my tastes. Very smooth and very little after burn. A pretty good sipper.

Posted about 6 years ago by Jay Crandall from United States with 12 ratings

Okay- While I cheerfully admit to being a dilettante as far as being a "true" connoisseur of rum, I do know what I enjoy drinking, and Woof! This is a definite keeper! It starts with a somewhat sweet vanilla flavor, and wanders it's way into a cinnamon finish, and leaves you wanting "just one more" to wrap the night up. Not quite a velvet brick, but it sure comes close.... This is pretty much one of my favorite Rums, Period.

Posted about 6 years ago by forrest loftis from United States with 13 ratings

I only drink sipping rums and don't believe there is a bottle of any booze with more than 50.00 us. So that culls the field for me. Zaya is my all time favorite in bouquet, roll around on the pallet flavor of honied butter, smokey caramel, and unreal smoothness going down. No harsh after burn. Perhaps a lime twist.

Posted over 6 years ago by nimrodrose from Israel with 7 ratings

good Trinidad taste

Posted over 6 years ago by Thomas Jesen from Denmark with 41 ratings

Sikke en duft og smag, der er dømt afslutningsfest i folkeskolen med alle de karameller der her bliver smidt i munden på mig. Super pris også.
Absolut et genkøb.

Posted over 6 years ago by Tito Jackson from United States with 28 ratings

This belongs in everyone's rum collection. A well balanced rum with enough difference to make it stand out from the others.
I've only had the bottle from Trinidad, not from Guatemala.

Posted over 6 years ago by Njia from United States with 5 ratings

Who needs cola when sipping on Zaya Gran Reserva? Vanilla and caramel are the dominant tasting notes as others have described. I also detect the hints of orange on the nose and I think a bit of melting ice brings it out. The sweetness is very pronounced, but as an after dinner drink, would be a great alternative to sherry. This is a magnificent rum.

Posted over 6 years ago by elmo0823 from United States with 17 ratings

On the rocks or straight up