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Produced in Barbados by master distiller Richard Seale, the rums in Doorly XO have been aged a minimum of 6 years before finishing in Olorosco sherry casks. The second maturation in sherry casks is rare and gives Doorly XO its unique flavour.
Doesn’t really stand out. On the bitty shelf, but rum is alright.
Not heard of this, but it turned out to not be something rememberable.
A very good rum at a very good price. At around £15 cheaper than the 12 year old this makes it an excellent purchase.
The smooth molasses and the double finish give a gentle aroma to this typical Barbadian rum. Easy and ready to drink, is a very good suggest for a not to expensive experience.
5.5 on my scale. Bought for a friend. Tried it over ice. Decent with a bit of an afterburn. Better mixed
Fruchtig und mit der klarer barbados-typischer Vanille Note.
Niestety jestem trochę zawiedziony tym rumem . W smaku trochę cierpki, raczej nie dosładzany. Nie wyróżnia się niczym szczególnym, dobrze sprawdzi się jako mikser, jednak zważywszy na cene (115PLN) wychodzi średnio opłacalnie. Można pić solo , jednak smak nie porywa, mały plus za ładną butelke z papugą. Oceniłbym go jako przeciętny. W tej cenie można dostać coś lepszego np. Plantation. Jednak to moja subiektywna opinia gdyż wolę rumy lekko słodkawe niż cierpkie. 6/10
Zippy, tangy, and alcoholic on the nose, with an underlying mellowness.
As a sip, it's impeccably smooth, not too dry, definitely not too sweet, distinctly and classically rummy, with a sherry-like undercurrent to bounce off of. It absolutely pulls its own weight in a mixed drink, although it's not a hugely flavor-dense heavy hitter that can bring real character to a cocktail.
All in all, it's a well-executed, no-frills Barbados rum that, especially at the price point, makes an exceptionally reliable standby.
Smooth, clean and dry. As good as if not better than Doorly’s 12 ($26) and The Real McCoy ($46 in the US) which are also very good.
Best sipper I have enjoyed for under $30. That it is priced at under $20 is pretty amazing.
Not as clean and flavorful as the Seale Cask collection (like Premise which is outstanding) but a great sipper and the price point is awesome for a go to/Daily sipping rum.
Dobrý rum za ty peníze. Vyvážené sladký a koreneny. Ovoce....
I den här rommen är det mycket fat, gammalt tågvirke och skepp. Den andas historia och man åker flera hundra år bakåt i tiden. Inget extra socker i den utan helt naturlig. Ibland är den god ibland inte, mycket beror på vilket romhumör jag är på. Det känns som att det saknas nåt när jag dricker den. Smaken försvinner på nåt vis och den kan känns tunn i smaken. Men det är ingen äcklig rom. Bara.......svår.....ibland
Nasládlá chuť a příjemná vůně tohoto rumu mi vyhovuje.
Perfect taste, great flavour,nice colour. Absolutly satisfied. I can recommended
Smooth Barbados taste. Sweet nose, vanilla, banana. Spicy notes in taste, not very long on tongue. Feels natural. Absolutely drinkable on its own. Havent tried in coctails yet. When you compare it to Plantation Barbados edition rums, then you will notice that Doorly’s is not sweet at all while Plantations are overly sugared and the vanilla and caramel make your stomach sick.
Not sure if it’s a steong seven, rather 6.8-6.9 because it does not offer any excitement to me that I had not experienced before. But, its core components are strong and likable. Will revisit
Good and tasty rum.....a little sweet and dry after a short while.
Taste is not long and I get some banana and vanilla and maybe a little sweet licorice.
Was a bit disappointed with this, not that it's a bad rum, but not for my palate. Found it a bit harsh and had a (for me) a whisky like back note (which was supported by being a favourite rum for visiting friends who like whisky). Overall once gone I won't be buying another one.
...product with for sure no sugar added, distilled by Foursquare. Hmm, did I ever have something bad from this distillery? Nope!
This little rascal is finished in oloroso casks and the sherry is very evident on the nose right away along with a hint of banana and caramel. It’s a little dry. Sipping reveals a light and fairly elegant rum with subtle natural sweetness that quickly rolls towards a slightly tannic finish hinting at the sherry notes and perhaps a bit of coconut?
I actually had a hard time defining the notes in this one. I prefer the doorlys 12 year but this Is still very nice and well balanced but perhaps a bit shy.
My least favourite aged rum from sherry casks so far, but still very drinkable.
very cherry plum flavours, not a lot of spicier notes... a bit of harsh burn to go with it.
Tested this at a restaurant some times ago. Doorly’s XO is as all rum from R.L. Seale’s and The Foursquare distillery pricewhorty.
But I won’t let it in into my Bajan rum shelf where I already have the 12yo one, which I find even better.
More complex than the 5-year, but still not a complex sipper. Maybe use this for an Old Fashioned.
This is not the finest rum out there, but it's defintely above average with many fine rum qualities. Having said that, for under $20 a bottle it's and great way to enjoy a quality aged rum on a budget. Would work wonders in a Mai Tai, daiquiri, or rum old fashioned without breaking the bank. A definite upgrade from the commonly used mass produced rums out there!
Habe mich durch den günstigen Preis für einen XO verführen lassen und war dann doch enttäuscht - wenig komplex, dafür recht alkoholische Schärfe. Auf jeden Fall kein verzuckerzer Rum.
Tropical fruit on the nose, a hint of cocoa on the palate, but not chemical, somehow they managed to extract it from the aging process, and of course wooden barrel, it is still dry rum.