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El Dorado 5-Year rum

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.

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Posted 10 months ago by Andy Tee from Malaysia with 148 ratings

N- Presents of wood that always a welcoming signs, nutty, grassy with mineral. Chocolate milk and some caramel underlay. Sort of cafe mocha and kahlua. Soft, gentle and harmless, like a stroll in the woods with comfort earthiness. (85/19)

P- Coffee, kahlua on rocks, bitter chocolate, nutty with trace of sourness. Not much going on, remains gentle and soft. (82/17)

F- Short, relaxing and laid back, sourish caramel with vanilla sweetness from the oak. Nothing to wow but you will not mind sipping this, quite clean actually (83/18)

B/B- 84/18

Weighted Rate - 72pt
— at The Rum Bar KL.

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Posted 12 months ago by Kair from Canada with 17 ratings

Don't sip it. Mix it ! Best in a mix. For sipping go for the 12 years at least !!

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Posted at Hale Pele about 1 year ago by Engwild from United States with 153 ratings

Has some flavor, but could use more, Eldorado doesn't disappoint.

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Posted about 1 year ago by m keating from United States with 31 ratings

So age does make a difference. But at this price not a all bad. you could sip it but let it air first. best to mix and enjoy

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Posted about 1 year ago by SickBoy82 from United States with 23 ratings

A well balanced Guyanese rum for around $20 a bottle. Makes a damn fine daiquiri too.

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Posted about 1 year ago by dsrum from United States with 4 ratings

This rum is nothing special, the aroma is a bit off putting. Although it mixes well, the flavor and aftertaste are not great. Absolutely fine in a cocktail, but not worth drinking straight.

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Posted about 1 year ago by Rasmus from Denmark with 137 ratings

A rum can be good or bad in the mouth of the taster, but it is almost worse, when a rum is boring. Unfortunately this is something, that can be said about this rum.

Nose: Oak, burned suger and caramel
Taste: A small hint of spiced wood mixed with caramel and burned sugar
Overall: This is just a boring rum. There is no character, and there is nothing else to say about it.

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Posted over 1 year ago by Anders Ravn Jørgensen from Denmark with 88 ratings

Ikke noget sindsoprivende rom, mangler nok nogle år på bagen ift dens navnebrødre

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Posted over 1 year ago by Capt. Rick from United States with 3 ratings

Unlike his older brothers, El Dorado 5 Yr is not a sippable rum. But is a very good rum to enhance your favorite mixed rum drink. Definitely would use this over and again for that purpose. And will say a lot better than most of its mass-marketed competitors.

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Posted over 1 year ago by EmfiniGee from United States with 21 ratings

Don’t expect this to be a great sipping rum but El Dorado 5yr does deliver in countless cocktails!