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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,
Not so good as Reserva Exclusiva. Little bit more spicy. Average rum.
Pretty nice but not as good as the Diplomatico Reserva exclusiva. Good in cuba libre.
købte denne fordi jeg er glad for reserva exclusiva. Den her er synes jeg ikke er helt så god som exclusiva
Moins sucré que le "reserva exclusiva", ce rhum est en fait assez différent.
Plutôt sec en bouche, sa palette d'arômes (vanille, fruits secs, tabac) est troublée par une note d'alcool très présente.
Pas désagréable, il n'a pas le charme de son "grand frère".
Nothing overtly wrong with it. But to my taste, too sweet and lacking in concentration and sophistication. Not a rum I'd ever buy again. Quite well priced though and can see that it would appeal to many.
A tasty sip, not as smoky as its bigger brother but still a mighty fine one.
I like to pour this one into a glen cairn glass and let it sit for 20 minutes or so before sipping. Good flavor with depth, a little hot in the throat.
Did you hesitate when your hand reached for the Exclusiva, thinking it outside your price point? Yeah, I did that, and ended up here. This seems like the right introductory Venezuelan rum experience. And it is distinct, given Diplomatico's unique production. An enjoyable experience neat or on the rocks, yet not quite at the high level of rums in admittedly higher price points.
Similar to its older brother but it's topped with quite an edgy alcoholic taste. spend the extra money and get the Reserva Exclusiva
This full flavor rum is perfect for an afternoon on the porch. I prefer to drink at room temperature. The aroma and color will have your family and friends wonder what delicious treat you’re drinking.
As the years went by in my Rum travels, I shied away frim the ultra sweets that newbie rum mavens trend towards (Zacapa, Most Plantations, and the so called other Sugar-Bombs)).
At the start I thought they were great also).
So, I stuck my higher aged Diplomatico's and El Dorado's, in the back of the closet.
Then I read a rum article reminding me that the higher the age on rums with multiple ages, the sweeter they are.
I re-did this Dip. Resv. 8yo, and it's very, very nice !
Sweet but not TOO, like the 15yo.
I am humbled.
Tickles the taste buds as one can hope for, try it.
Ingen höjdare, duger som drinkrom. Väldigt spritig och tråkig
Less added sugar than its exclusiva brother. Go for this one if you have to choose. And add the sugar yorself, if you really want it.
Bon gout, mais arriere gout puissant dans la gorge. Vraiment moins bon que son grand frere le Diplomatico reserva exclusiva.
This is a rum I would have no issue with mixing. It’s is a nice sipper, but it does need ice and will have the alcohol burn on the finish. Still a great value and good entry level diplomatico.
Little brother of the exclusive. But stlll good. Good price, good taste. Cant go wrong.
Prijemne sladke tony ve vuni i chuti. Velmi prijemne me tato lahev prekvapila a šlape na paty exclusivě!
Bought this on an offer as Exclusiva is one of my favs. This is similar but lacking the depth in flavour of the Exclusiva. I generally mix this for a nice Cuba Libra.
Excelente en aroma y sabor para tomarlo en las rocas
This is a great rum, caramel and fruity with a more traditional rum finish, great all round and a nice treat.
The orange lable Diplomatico Reserva was the Rum that changed everything i expected and known about Rum as a Rum novice living in a market where Rum is not too popular and choices are limited byeond the few big brands and the high tier extra aged rums that may cost small fortune. as a Single Malt drinker i felt initiated into a completely new dimension, different than the mass market products i embarked on a new journey. My impressions of the Orange labeled Reserva were of total surprise and the urge to drink more and more, such a pleasant sip, such rich complexity of a rainbow color of sweetness, from Raisins via Coffee, Tobacco, Chocolate and fantastic Sugar molasses. it's so delicate on the throat i would compare it to Solera Grand Reserva and close to XO in cognac and to the smoothness of 18 year old Malts. seriously good stuff in this bottle. was amazed and disappointed to discover that this is now discontinued and replaced by another bottling called Mantuano which is also very nice but lacks the smoothness of this rewarded pure sipper bottle.
I get a lot of chocolate/caramel/toffee and wine-like flavours from this.
If you can't find the Exclusiva and haven't already tried it, this is a good runner up. The batch is always solid, better than the Anejo, and goes down easily. Great in a rum cocktail, substitute for Gosling's or other dark rum in a Dark 'n Stormy and you have a winner that is both easy to find and not hard on the wallet.
Diplomatico Reserva rum review by the Ultimate Rum Guide