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Posted over 2 years ago by Philip from Canada with 22 ratings

I must say this is a perfect rum for rum Martinis, mojitos or a rum and lemon/soda. I do enjoy a crisp taste in my cocktails and not to sweet. Not essentially a good rum for sipping but excellent for mixing do to the dry and unsweet taste. a believe its a must have in your bar for cocktail making.

Posted 7 months ago by Border Rum Guy from United States with 64 ratings

Sometimes if not most the old saying "a good mixer" is meant as a slight to the Rum however given that most Rums are consumed as 'mixers' this matters. This is Dry and clean and sweet and a great mixer as well as its affordable. Can't go wrong......

Posted over 1 year ago by Robhendriks from Belgium with 11 ratings

Great rum for mixing. Maybe one of these better. Not expensive...

Posted over 1 year ago by Mayo from Italy with 22 ratings

Among the best rum forse mixing, not very expensive.
Perfetto forse molto.

Posted over 1 year ago by Joola69 from United States with 2555 ratings

Enjoyed a bottle of Brugal Especial Extra Dry while vacationing in Malta. Very boring and cheap looking bottle and label design. Pure alcohol to the nose and palate. Mix it with your favorite soda and down it goes.

Posted about 3 years ago by Dumle2000 from Sweden with 26 ratings

Again I might be biased because I love Dominican rum but if you find a better white rum for thoose cocktails I mentioned...call me ;-)

Sip it with a little ice and water. Blackbeard style! A'rrrrr!!!!

Posted about 3 years ago by Boris from Slovenia with 40 ratings

To abvish nose. Little vanilla in nose too. Gentle start but harsh body immediately. Some vanilla and little smokiness and too much abvish slowly fades out in long aftertaste. More suitable for cocktails or other long drinks...

Posted about 3 years ago by Tino from Indonesia with 4 ratings

Nice aroma (vanilla?), but not smooth when drink neat. Best when mixed (tried mojito and it goes well)

Posted over 3 years ago by Kieron wood from United Kingdom with 374 ratings

Perfect cocktail rum that can be blended into so much more

Posted over 3 years ago by Claudio from Italy with 30 ratings

This is my standard white rum for mixing.
Not too much to say about it, i think it's the better tasting in making Daiquiris and stuff like that.
It costs a little more that Havana, but in my opinion it's slightly better.

Posted about 4 years ago by Nicholas Miller from United States with 75 ratings

In terms of basic white rums go this is as basic as it gets. White vanilla oak. The slight harshness. blhablhablahablh put it in coke and you get a basic white rum and coke with a little more sweetness. A direct upgrade from this would be Diplomatico blanco. Diplomatico blanco has a much better sweetness at the end a better body and less harshness. This joins the basic white rum club.

Posted about 4 years ago by Craig from Canada with 16 ratings

This is a nice mojito rum. Surpasses Bacardi in my opinion. Like the Brugal X/V and Anejo I consider this rum a great one for the price. Always a nice mixed drink created with these rums. Enjoy!

Posted over 4 years ago by Alejandro F. from Germany with 16 ratings

Esperaba mucho mas de este ron... alcohol de farmacia rebajado con agua

Posted almost 5 years ago by R.Ennell from Canada with 28 ratings

replaces Vodka or straight alcohol quite advantageously when making punches or Sangria

Posted almost 5 years ago by thefatrumpirate from United Kingdom with 122 ratings

A really nice well put together slightly dry white mixing rum.

No sipper but no pretensions to be one. Great in a Cuba Libre

Posted about 5 years ago by Passie from Netherlands with 46 ratings

A favorite and my standard white rum. I only use it in mixed drinks. More smooth and better of taste than Bacardi blanco.

Posted over 5 years ago by DelectaBlee from United States with 59 ratings

This is among my favorite white rums. It's slightly aromatic with subtle flavors and fairly smooth, more complex than most other white rums. It's a great buy at this price point, around $15 US for 750 ml in Ohio . I prefer it neat or neat with a little water or chilled. The subtle flavors get lost when it's on on the rocks.
Nov. 2015 Update: recently I read that this was deemed the best rum for a Mojito in a blind taste test. I tried it and I agree, although the Mojito is not among my favorite cocktails.

Posted over 5 years ago by jmp3 from United States with 88 ratings

Not for drinking straight but a good mixer, has a pot still flavor.

Posted almost 6 years ago by Brendan S from Canada with 55 ratings

But I am. Very clean. Almost no aftertaste. No other taste but sugar but that's ok. Mixes well too.

Posted almost 6 years ago by mamajuana from United States with 148 ratings

This is an overall go to rum for the price at 24.00 for 1 Liter. This is a 7 sipper and a 10 mixer. So I give this a 8.5 overall. Anything calling for extra dry this is the number one choice. This overall is great either way. I can only hope to come come across ciglo de oro or even papa andre some day. This I hear replaced blanco which I can still get here at certain places.

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

Mixes well in cocktails and that´s about it. But there are way better white rums to mix drinks with though...

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

I have a new favorite now, but Brugal Especial is still in my cabinet. Good with Mojitos and other citrus drinks.

Posted over 6 years ago by Arowbal from United States with 31 ratings

I suppose this is ok for mixing as long as you mix it with something strong. Tasting this on it's own and it taste like rubbing alcohol.

Posted about 7 years ago by JJ Geewax from United States with 36 ratings

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