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Barcelo Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario rum

Barcelo Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario

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87 Barcelo Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario ratings

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Posted 4 months ago by Steffmaus (TASTING CLUB) from Denmark with 35 ratings

Very decent tasting, notes of caramel and vanilla, and a nice, long aftertaste

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Posted 8 months ago by ja.viper from Czech Republic with 16 ratings

I have to admit that buying of this rum was the box. ;)

Unfortunately, the taste of the rum does not respond to the price.
There is a lot of better rums with better price


Posted 10 months ago by ripperussr from Czech Republic with 113 ratings

Well balanced flavour. Caramel and touch of vanilla in body.


Posted 10 months ago by Tomas from Czech Republic with 154 ratings

Good balance of burn, body and tail. Strong aroma of cocoa and vanilla.

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Posted 11 months ago by VikingXO from Denmark with 153 ratings

It looks very expensive. Taste and smell is good. I expected a deeper aftertaste.

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Posted 1 year ago by Richard from Sweden with 75 ratings

Very intense with notes of coffee, tobacco and something roasted. Quite the burn but this one can handle it


Posted 1 year ago by Orlando from United States with 3 ratings

People get confused, the rum title says "30th Anniversary" not "30 years". Created by Miguel Barceló this anniversary blend is aged for 10 years in used American bourbon barrels. The rum is then recasked in Chateau D'Yquem barrels for two years. The rum is 12 years aged, bottled nicely to overcharge you.


Posted 1 year ago by Tomeczek from Poland with 12 ratings

Very well ballanced, not to sweet, rich flavour. Lovely bottle : )


Posted 1 year ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 371 ratings

It's the logical continuation of the barcelo onyx, more intensive.
Still mild, but with 43% of course heavier. The taste reminds me of brandy because of grape seeds.
The younger Barcelo Imperial is balanced but a little bit watery compared with the 30th.
Because of the higher abv and more maturation it has more intensive aromas.

Nose starts like a brandy with black tea, grape seeds, burned sugar and some grains. There is wood and dry orange peels in the background. Intensive nose for 43%.
The taste starts like a cognack with black tea (peach flavored), then grape seeds with some bitter notes and orange peels. In the middle I get some honey sweetness and again grape seeds.
Some wood is also there and at the end the same: orange peels, wood and tannins.

This is a good and intensive taste, there are some other rums that contains this flavors. Orange cests is always a good sign of aged tropical rums.
The grape seeds are very dominant and reminds me of cognack.
Would rate it with 87 points. It's great and intensive for just 43%

Nose: black tea, grape seeds, hazelnut, burned sugar, caramel, some earth, wood, dry fruits, some pepper
Taste: cold black tea, paper, grape seeds, dry fruits, caramel
Middle: some tannins, hazelnut with honey, dry fruits (raisins), barrel/wood, some tannins
Finish: spice, paper/wood, grape seeds, cold black tea with peach flavor, dry fruits

Sweetness: 2.5/5
Spice: 2.5/5
Fruit: 3/5
Mildness: 3.5/5
Complexity: 3/5
Value (65€): 4/5


Posted 1 year ago by jemjem9999 from United States with 25 ratings

In my opinion this is not worth the $100. The 21 Anniversary was better in flavor. The packaging and presentation is impeccable, but only slightly smoother than regular Imperial. I had two bottles of this one o bought the other was a gift. Can be enjoyed Neat. Keep in mind this is not a 30 year old Rum it celebrates a 30 year anniversary.