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Diplomatico Reserva rum is distilled from molasses using both copper pot and column stills. The rum is then aged in small oak casks for between 2 and 8 years before blending and bottling.
the Diplomatico distillery is located on the northern slopes of the Andes mountains in Venezuela. The area has a rich rum history dating to 1896,
This is a great rum. I love Diplomatico!
Not quite as sweet or smooth as the Diplomatico Exclusiva, but still great - especially for the incredibly low price of only $19.99 (Total Wines & More). Smells and tastes of toffee, vanilla, oak, and molasses. A fantastic rum which deserves a great score.
Ce diplomatico n'est vraiment pas intéressant. C'est une bouteille qu'on peut ramener en soirée histoire d'éviter le whisky coca et le vodka orange.
Like others, I bought this Diplomatico Reserva as an entry into the brand. My local stores do not carry any of the other Diplomatico varieties, so this is as good as it gets for me for now. The color is rich and dark, the aroma has a bit of an alcoholic strength. Nice sipping rum with a slight afterburn, but not harsh. Overall it's a nice choice... I look forward to trying the Reserva Exclusiva.
Although I prefer the Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva, the "younger sibling" is quite a good rhum itself. Not as sweet or complex, it is nevertheless a good sipping rum.
Really nice rum to sip.
It's simple rum(no complicated smell or taste) which I reaaly enjoy with a cube of ice.
It's bigger brother reserva exclusiva is a step up from this one, but this one is well worth the money.
Tout est dans le titre. quand on a gouté le diplomatico reserve exclusive, celui ci parait bas de gamme....
Sugar: 41 gpl. Since Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva is no longer available in Ontario Canada I thought I would give the Reserva a try. Reserva is lighter in colour, has a sharper taste and aroma. There is more oak taste to Reserva. It's not as sweet or as smooth or complex as DRE, but it is good enough to sip. If you like the DRE and can't get it, then this one will do in a pinch. This good value at $35 Canadian.
Nice color, Great taste, smooth no strong after taste. Only negative is the aroma. Price is not bad, got a bottle for $25. Definitley worth a try.
I love Diplomatico RE very much but this younger one is too dry and if it were not so cheap, I would left out without notice.
If someone tells you that you should try Diplomatico, they surely ment Reserva Exclusiva. ;-)
Straight up - great - 8/10
With cola - so great for mixing for me
sec, trop de sensation d'alcool en bouche et finalement on ne retient pas grand chose de la dégustation... il y a tellement mieux chez Diplomatico!!!
After my second test I upgraded reserva to 78 but exclusiva so much better. I foundout it differsa lot base on bottle. You more I test you better it becomes.
If this Diplomatico is a good representation of Venezuelan rum then I offer my house to this country to settle their next embassy ;-)
In Cuba we are always told we make the best rum in the world, right?... Wrong!
Diplomatico reserva is a nice yet sweet rum that can challenge may of the cuban brands. I have rated this one 7 as I find it a bit harsh in the afterburn. I also find the smell a bit ethanolish... Overall I like this one as a sipper and for about ~38CAD in the Ontario, Canada marketplace is a much superior deal to others like the Matusalem solera 15.
This younger brother of the Reserva Exclusiva is by no means an inferiour rum. It is somewhat less sweet, more dry but still very nice to sip!
This one has a lot going on from the barrel aging but one would wish it was in that barrel just a little longer. This is Much better than the Anejo version. It has all the great flavors you would expect mainly I got chocolate, butterscotch, some vanilla. I finished this one rather quickly so overall a great product but for a little more a 12 year would totally eliminate the alcohol presence which was hidden greatly below the flavor but detectable. This one has a small amount of added sugar per testing but not as massive as Exclusiva.
God karamell doft initialt.
Smaken lite sträv och örtig.
Annorlunda men helt OK
This is a nice rum for the price, but there are others much easier to drink, like RZ23, Don Papa, and of course the Diplo Reserva Exclusiva.
Good rum, very smooth ,smell of vanilla with some caramel.
Very good rum, very smooth ,smell of vanilla with some caramel.
suprisingly sharp alcohol when drinking straight, for "up to 8y" old its bit strange, on the otherside taste is ok, what i loved with this rum was addition of coke. Something i would do again and again and again. Also price gave +1 to the final score.
Rhum sympa mais pas comparable au "Reserva Exclusiva". Il faut dire qu'il y a une belle différence de prix et il est plus sec. Son parfum est agréable, et bien que moins doux que son grand frère, il n’agresse pas la gorge non plus. Un rhum que je conseillerais.
I tried this for the first time this past weekend. I didn't realized how much I enjoyed it until my wife pointed out to me the bottle and how half full it was. I drank it with a coke as well as a shooter and truly enjoyed myself. Obviously I am not an expert so I won't go into details on how it appealed to my palate, I will just say that for me, for the price and taste, you can't go wrong.
I was fairly disappointed when i tried this.. The extra anejo is one of my "daily" rums.. And it has a clear spot in my cabinet.. Now to this guy..
A little bit too light sniff.. All the right tones are there.. But to little of them..
The taste i free from ethanol at the beginning.. But the longer in the mouth and the clear taste of ethanol evolves.. The finish isn´t pleasant either.. A clear bite from alcohol and a quick wiff of tatest.. I almost wondered WTF happened ?.. Tried it again and the same disapointment strikes again.. If this is the only diplomat you have tried.. Try another one.. They don´t taste like this at all..
Na to ako strašne mám rád ich vlajkovú loď, tak toto ma naozaj sklamalo
A really excellent rum for the price, lovely after flavors but the initial bite took some getting used to.
Recommend using a cube or more to mellow out the on-ramp, helped the deep flavors rise to the top.
Diplomatico Reserva rum review by the Ultimate Rum Guide