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Opthimus 18-Year rum

Opthimus 18-Year

Dominican Republic | Aged

7.3/10 (45 ratings)
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45 Opthimus 18-Year ratings

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

Nose - Good : light , smoke , sweety , caramel , vanilla , fruit.

Taste : mild , slight sharpness ,chocolate, caramel ,
dry fruits , lttle bit smoke

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Posted 8 months ago by Spidey-P from Netherlands with 73 ratings

This is a decent rum. It drinks away good but I think it is to expensive for what you get in the bottle. The 25 year-old is much and much better!

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Posted over 1 year ago by Taster from Switzerland with 114 ratings

Nose: Rich and fruity, wood, some smoke, orange and caramel. Nice.
Palate: smooth, a bit smoky maybe, not much burn, sweet and spicy. Authentic and pretty harmonic, but lass aromatic than the nose promises, and a rather short aftertaste. Not as well balanced and voluminous as the 25-Year with Malt Whiskey Finish. Seems to be a bit less sweet and a bit more orangy than the 15-Year.
8,7

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Posted 2 years ago by mmorgan103 from United States with 6 ratings

Color not as dark as I enjoy but vey pleasing, a hint of mystery, Taste is like it was made from the finest sugar cane, you can taste the rum on the tip of your tongue then the finish of a deep Sherry and light bourbon taste. Sip this one, light to no ice especially after a day of skiing.

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Posted over 3 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2663 ratings

Enjoyed back-to-back 25, 21, 18 and 15 year old Opthimus rums this weekend. 18 year old Opthimus is not bad at all when you drink it in isolation from the others, but the flavors are clearly lacking the depth and the smoothness when compared side by side with the 25 and 21 year olds. If you want to try Opthimus for the very first time, try the 21 year old and it will set you a very good benchmark.

Opthimus 25 year 7 points
Opthimus 21 year 8 points
Opthimus 18 year 6 points
Opthimus 15 year 4 points

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Jan Mynar from Czech Republic with 53 ratings

Not bad, but I can imagine several better rums for this price, honestly I think it is not for mass of people, but rather for advanced rum drinkers. It's taste is not so rich.

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Posted 6 years ago by Carl Saxmark from Sweden with 115 ratings

Everything looked super with this one. Great bottle and nice color.. But at the first sniff.. There is alcohol.. Tasted it.. Main taste is alcohol with some nice tones underneath.. The finish is also packed with the pure taste of ethanol and some nice tones underneath.. Have to trie an older one to see..

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Posted 5 months ago by Tomy from Romania with 422 ratings

Bitter caramel, dried fruit, brown sugar and oak - very soft with the lower abv.

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Posted 5 months ago by peter75 from Netherlands with 16 ratings

A rich, fruity, wood and smokey smell. orange and caramel tast. A very nice rum. But a little expensive.

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Posted 5 months ago by Michael Huff from United States with 100 ratings

This is definitely tasty, but falls short of great. Sweet finish, ethanol and caramel scent. Blooms with a fruity start, and continues to that sweet cane juice finish.

Still, there are much tastier out there.

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Posted 7 months ago by Paul Unwin from United States with 14 ratings

Not one of my favourite rums but lets face it, it's rum! Not a huge depth to this but I also used it in a cocktail which I rarely do and again very nice.