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El Dorado 5-Year rum

El Dorado 5-Year

Guyana | Gold

The blend of El Dorado 5-Year rum's is distilled in a both column and wooden stills before maturing for five years in bourbon oak casks.

El Dorado 5-year rum is produced by Demerara Distillers Ltd. of Guyana. Sharing its name with the Demerara River, Demerara Distillers first started production in 1670.

6.2/10(144 ratings)
Tasty, but not quite great


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Posted 3 days ago by Uhyrto from Czech Republic with 61 ratings

Férový poměr ceny a kvality u klasického demerara rumu. Dobrý začátek s rumy. Méně sofistikovaný než starší bráchové.


Posted 1 month ago by MatLen from Greece with 15 ratings

ED 5years old is a full body tasty (and sweet) Demerara mixer. Would not recomend it as a sipper. Deep amber colour, rich vanila and toffee flavor. Best mixed with bitter fruit juices insteed of the classic coke. Must have in the cabinet for tasty cocktails


Posted 1 month ago by Sdduuuude from United States with 3 ratings

I like sweet rums and I cannot lie so the El Dorado line is one of my favorites. This is my go-to rum for mixing drinks that call for a blended aged rum, but not quite a sipper and I love it for hot-buttered rum. It isn't harsh or funky at all and gives quiet strength to cocktails that lean to the sweeter side (not like stupid sweet boat drinks and pina coladas, but the sweeter tiki style drink.) of the tiki spectrum. It isn't really a 10 but it is so inexpensive, it is the best value for mixers I have found.


Posted 3 months ago by Andrewofcalgary from Canada with 73 ratings

A good priced rum with a better flavour than your run of the mill national brands. Not as complex a flavour as the aged El Dorado rums.


Posted 4 months ago by BallerAND1P from United Kingdom with 9 ratings

Certainly taste the chocolate and banana coming through. Very smooth for a £21 bottle.


Posted 5 months ago by Reeb Barbill from Isle of Man with 46 ratings

Tastes like ice cream. Smokey Demerara taste like you’d expect. Kind of dries the inside of your mouth, probably cos it’s not as full of sugar as the older ones. No better or worse than the eight, probably the best value El Dorado, but overall just ok.

Small plantation

Posted 5 months ago by Montal from Romania with 20 ratings

It is good neat, not sophisticated , but worth the money
Aged for at least 5 years in bourbon barrels, with notes of dried tropical fruits, caramel, and towards the end we discover aromas of dry coconut and vanilla
Excellent for cocktails


Posted 5 months ago by pawallen from Canada with 9 ratings

I try it for mixing and sipping and they are both bad! I am not buying this again


Posted 6 months ago by Rotem oren from Israel with 11 ratings

I like him neat, although he is a bit lite for a sipper.
As a mixer he is amazing, his buttery profile is shining in cocktails.


Posted 6 months ago by Hefron from Czech Republic with 73 ratings

Oproti starším El Dorado rumům je o něco víc ostřejší a sušší. Nicméně po pár doušcích mi zachutnal. Aroma vanilky a dubového sudu je velmi příjemné a nevtíravé. Dobře se pije jak samotný tak i s colou.