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El Dorado Special Reserve 15-Year rum

El Dorado Special Reserve 15-Year rum is crafted from 15 to 25 year old rums that are then blended and married together in bourbon oak casks. Prior to blending the original batches are distilled using 4 unique stills - the Enmore and Diamond Coffey stills, the Port Mourant double wooden pot still, and the Versailles single wooden pot still.

The bottle of El Dorado Special Reserve 15-year was inspired by the the old hand-blown flasks used by sugar planters on the banks of the Demerara river.

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Posted about 4 hours ago by 160 from Greece with 2 ratings

If you like the Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva then this the next step

Posted 1 day ago by Jimmy Cliff from United States with 32 ratings

No complaints typical Guyana Demura rum very smooth and full bodied. Not sure it’s worth the $20 premium over the 12 year that I prefer and rate the same.

Posted 6 days ago by Edie220826 from Czech Republic with 4 ratings

Rum smells very nice. unfortunately for me in the end it also has a strong odor of alcohol.
the taste is pronounced, I would say woody and with a hint of cognac. for people who don't mind strong alcohol, make no mistake.
but for me it is much tastier and I will enjoy it more with a rock of ice.
then it stands out more and Is not so harsh.

Posted 6 days ago by JosephCharles from Canada with 6 ratings

Au nez, senteurs de café noir, orange confite, chocolat noir et vanille.
Le palais magnifiquement rond avec énormément de saveurs : fruit tropicaux grillés avec des épices douces.
La finale est soyeuse et moyennement corsée.

Posted 7 days ago by tmsharp from Puerto Rico with 11 ratings

Awesome. Almost too much to handle. Worth the price for a special occasion.

Posted 15 days ago by Duckstab from Czech Republic with 72 ratings

Zatímco mladší brácha mě věru nijak nedojal, tohle je úplně sklenka rumu! Vůně nic moc (pro můj vkus příliš štiplavá), ale ta chuť! Ne každý panák, ale každý lok chutná jinak (a všechny uspokojivě), takže v jediné flašce máte vlastně nějakou stovku různých rumů. A to se i za tu nekřesťanskou tisícovku celkem vyplatí.
Přesto ale můj favorit z toho určitě nebude, jelikož už znám pár lahví za stejné nebo menší peníze, které mi chutnají podstatně líp. Ale dvanáctileté El Dorado byl první karibský rum, který jsem si kdysi koupil, tak jsem toutéž značkou chtěl s rumovými experimenty i skončit - i když znáte tahle předsevzetí...

Posted 18 days ago by Keith Brockmiller from United States with 26 ratings

Seriously good rum. This was my 2nd choice when my plantation 20th anniversary was sold out. I didn’t expect to get more of what I like the plantation for. Now I drank the whole bottle and don’t have a review 🤪

Posted 21 days ago by SveinMagnus from Norway with 21 ratings

The El Dorado 15-year old is a clear favorite among the regular El Dorados. It has a deep spicy dark caramel flavour and is both more balanced and more complex than the others. A very good rum!

Posted 24 days ago by Hotvw1 from Canada with 37 ratings

I had some of this around a fire last night we were comparing this one and zacapa 23. I preferred the zacapa but everyone else liked this one. It’s good and has a great oaky flavour but has that alcohol bite the zacapa 23 doesn’t.

Posted 24 days ago by HotSpicyDisco (PREMIUM) from United States with 15 ratings

I keep coming back to this as my favorite sipping Guyana. It doesn't break the bank and has some of the richest flavors of any rum I have tasted.

It's the only rum I can get my bourbon snob friends to appreciate.

Posted about 1 month ago by Michael Loggies from Netherlands with 50 ratings

First moment of taste is very sweet, followed by Vanilla/Oak.

Posted about 1 month ago by Stephan from Canada with 14 ratings

This is good rum. A more refined version of the 12-year. 8/10

Posted about 1 month ago by pghiran from Romania with 4 ratings

The best I've ever had until this point, and the rum that made me want to actually try more. After tasting this one, I'm definitely keen on trying the 21-year old version. Your mouth gets filled by a strong sweet flavor but not too sweet, just the right balance.

Posted about 1 month ago by Midway from Sweden with 7 ratings

Really like this one, it’s a rather sweet rum but it’s partly offset by the 43% alcoholic strength. I tend to keep a bottle of this one or it’s less pricey sibling (12y)

Posted about 1 month ago by from Denmark with 16 ratings

Very taste, great aftertaste. Not too sweet or not too strong.

Posted about 1 month ago by TempleOfSunset from Italy with 32 ratings

This rum is really a complex and contradictory one: quite different compared to 12 yo, still a lot of added sugar (~35 g/l), same defect of sugar in the end of the bottle. Flavours of dried fruits, nuts, prune, orange peel, an harsh afterburn that reminds a notorious single malt whisky, with this particular note that is prominent and drier and less sweet and smooth than 12 yo. Good choice overall.

Posted about 2 months ago by Belin from Slovenia with 2 ratings

Strong smell, nedd time to open up
Will show first a small burn of alco. When warmed up it returns the right tasre

Posted about 2 months ago by Docsarvis (PREMIUM) from United States with 27 ratings

This is definitely a complex sipper. After a couple of decades of tasting fine rum I am starting to realize that Guyana may not be my favorite source. Could be the demerara that doesn't work for me. Having said all that I can see how some would love this rum. Definitely a quality rum. I believe great rum needs some alcohol bite somewhere. The bite in this was more of a chomp on my pallet. There are tremendous flavors within but I could not appreciate them fully as a result. For me this finish was too short and heated.

Posted about 2 months ago by Gnu from Norway with 3 ratings

Anbefales, ikke favoritten, duft av vanilje og god fat aroma.

Posted about 2 months ago by MickeEng from Sweden with 6 ratings

This is one of my best rum's, maybee even better than the Zacapa...well...hmmm...sweet (but not to much) warm and just totally awesome rum!!! Buy!!

Posted about 2 months ago by GigiTOP from Slovenia with 11 ratings

A must buy rum...great taste...fat body...excellent aroma...great price.

Posted about 2 months ago by Nathan French from United States with 20 ratings

Lots of character. Depths of raisins. Darker in flavor than the 21.

Posted about 2 months ago by Pollux from Canada with 121 ratings

C'est un beau rhum à déguster seul. Ne pas servir cela avec un accompagnement.

Posted at Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown about 2 months ago by Uwpaleoman from United States with 1 rating

Beautiful golden color, and complex on the nose and palate. Perfect balance of warmth and sweetness. Mellows further once the icecube melts. Great sipping rum. Locally in Georgetown, a bottle runs about $55 USD, whereas the 12yr is $35 USD and 21 yr is $110 USD. So bang for the buck, go for 12 yr.