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Dictador 20-Year rum

Dictador 20-Year

Colombia | Aged

Dictador iconic product. Dictador 20 Years Old is aged in American Oak ex-Bourbon barrels, then finished in ex-Port casks. Your rum for the special occasion. Taste it neat!

7.4/10 (282 ratings)
Recommendable to most

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Posted at Calle Jardin 9 months ago by Ronesvenezolanosdim from Colombia with 1 rating

Conserva el sabor de las barricas y sabe amaderado. No obstante ls notas fuertes que conserva le matizan mucho el sabor de la madera, siendo esas notas muy deliciosas que hacen de este ron único en su sabor. Identificarlo en una cata sería facil porque tiene un aroma muy especial

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Posted 9 months ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 195 ratings

The new bottle is different to my old expressions. It's so full of cocoa, this has nothing in common with the old blend. I can't taste the heavy and light mix anymore.
I read in another reviews also some notes of chocolate and cocoa. I think all Dictadors have changed, this could be beause they toasted their casks heavier.

This rum has a recognition value but I can't taste the mix of heavy and light rums anymore (it's pot still + column still blend). It needs 30min in the glas until it opens the aromas.
The flavor profile is not very unique anymore, the old one was better.

Smell: cocoa ***, dry fruits **, some vanilla, fruits, caramel
Taste: cocoa, dry fruits (plum, peach), vanilla, wood, caramel, spice
Very nice aftertaste with floral notes

Country: Columbia
City: Cartagena
Material: Sugar Cane Honey ( 30% pot still / 70% column still)
Age: 20 years. Solera, but just the angels share (evaporation loss) will be filled up with younger rums (some times ago with same age rums)
Barrels: American oak barrels (bourbon)
Master Blender: Hernan Parra

Sweetness: 1.5/5
Spice: 3/5
Fruits: 3/5
Mildness: 3.5/5
Value (45€): 3/5 the old value was 3.5/5

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Posted 9 months ago by IBO from Slovakia with 110 ratings

Tak veľmi som sa tešil na 20 ročný Dictator,sklamal má fakt moc. Je fakt pikantný,suchsi a neprišiel mi vyvážený. Časom ho vyskúšam znova a uvidime,či zmením hodnotenie

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Posted 9 months ago by Zane from Norway with 49 ratings

Smell is magical. But taste not so special. Still good but was expecting more after the first scent. Sweet licorice taste.

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Posted 9 months ago by Shotzone3 (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 17 ratings

Black bottle = hidding something. They keep you uptight but no surprise insight. Never more for me

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Posted 10 months ago by Don from Canada with 141 ratings

Impressive black packaging and black bottle to match. The rum had a dark mahogany colour and a different nose of coffee and anise. It has a complex taste matching the nose with a light burn. I paid $85 after the LCBO dropped the price by $30.

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Posted 10 months ago by Jero83 from Colombia with 10 ratings

Magical aroma, no easy to understand how can it smell like that. Perfect taste and beautiful color, it keeps being one of my favorit ones.

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Posted 10 months ago by maraczizsolt from Hungary with 30 ratings

What is 20 years in this rum? It's like a 5 year rum. Strong alcohol flavour.

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Posted 11 months ago by Mike (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 130 ratings

Better in every aspect than his 12y brother. Aroma of coffee, nuts and vanilla. In taste continue flavours of nuts, coffee, tobacco, vanilla and oak. Very smooth.

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Posted 11 months ago by DjAugust from Hungary with 24 ratings

Dictador rums are quite nice for my taste and this is no exception. Very nice smell, hints of walnut, coffee, slight tobacco. Probably not the most complex 20yr old rum I tasted but a great amd smooth one.