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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 over 4 years ago by dion from CH with 4 ratings

Very nice mid range rum. Nice dark tones, smooth smell and not too sweet soft taste that does not disappear quickly leaving a warm lasting sensation.

Posted over 4 years ago by Devin from Canada with 14 ratings

This rum costs 40$ and I really have yet to taste anything close to as good in this price range. I agree with another reviewer that this is the standard to judge other rums. Sure, some are better, but not for the price.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Reddew from United States with 53 ratings

I read someone else's review that they prefer the 12yr over this. I have to agree with them. I prefer the 12 yr over the 15yr. But I would also happily drink either of them.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Gorm Eriksen from Denmark with 4 ratings

Dejlig og behagelig rom, med snert af eg og karamel. Dog for sprit, i smag og næse.

Posted almost 5 years ago by greg k from France with 35 ratings

Très bon , achat sans pouvoir le goûter au préalable, et très bonne impression à la première gorgée, une valeur sûre pour moi, impatient de goûter le 21 ans.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Falcon91Wolvrn03 (PREMIUM) from United States with 424 ratings

A lot of reviewers have said if you like the El Dorado 21, you should get this instead at less than half the price. I agree. In my opinion, this is even a bit smoother and sweeter than the 21, though the extra aging on the 21 makes it slightly more complex. I ever so slightly prefer this to the 21.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Martin Grönvall from Denmark with 115 ratings

Virkelig lækker Rom. Lige et hak over 12'eren.
Lækker duft, super smag, kompleks, sød og fyldig.
Lang og lækker eftersmag.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Martin Kennedy from Australia with 194 ratings

This is nothing like ED 12 , less sweet and quite bitter on the first taste. I find strong molasses and dark cherry flavours plus raisins ..... Lots of raisins !!!
Very unique rum and im hoping to enjoy it more after a few more tastings.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Jan Ekstrøm from Denmark with 22 ratings

- med en god og kompleks smag, der udfordrer smagsløgne på en behagelig måde.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Lasse Bloch from Denmark with 59 ratings

elsker el dorado's old school flasker, elsker at stikke næsen i glasset, elsker smagen og elsker det ekstra bid, fra de lidt højre %'er

Posted almost 5 years ago by Marcopesche from Italy with 20 ratings

Rum rotondo, maturo e di pieno corpo, con forti note di frutta, tabacco e agrumi

Posted almost 5 years ago by noskos from Netherlands with 2 ratings

This is the rum I compare all the others to. Full bodied, tropical fruits, a little smokey, not to sweet.
A great sipping rum that doesn't need any ice or soft drink.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Blacky from Austria with 79 ratings

Genieße diesen edlen Tropfen mit meinem Nachbarn auf der Terrasse

Posted almost 5 years ago by Andrew from Canada with 77 ratings

Very Nice rum for the price;I find this a step up from the 12.
It is a little smoother and smokier then it's younger brother and not as sweet.
Can't go wrong with this in your collection.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Jonny Olsson from Sweden with 162 ratings

I was a little surprised over it, I expected more full body taste. I did taste it with dark chocolate also and it did improve with longer after taste. My next will bee 21year.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Sandro from Switzerland with 15 ratings

This IS Rum, or even THE Rum... First smooth and sweet, followed by a nice and complex taste.
After the first sip i was in love and decided to keep this Rum in stock.
For the price a great buy.

Posted almost 5 years ago by jay from Japan with 4 ratings

this is simply one of the best things ever to slide down my throat. Sweet and a a little spicy. Brown sugary goodness and slightly smokey. They would tell you that it's a mortal sin to ever mix this but a Luka's Grog at ¥4000; well I guess I'm southbound

Posted almost 5 years ago by hyenik from Czech Republic with 110 ratings

Of course, this is more adult, but my tongue prefers its younger sweeter brother 12y.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Allan Bjerreskov from Denmark with 116 ratings

This one definitely beats it's younger brother. It doesn't quite match the 21 year old, but it comes quite close. To me this is the best value for money you can get from El Dorado.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Herman (PREMIUM) from United States with 92 ratings

I waited a while before I was finally able to find this bottle in Pennsylvania. The bottle is slightly tinted, so the rum is not as dark as in bottle. It is quite smooth with a nice finish. I don't taste all the flavors as others describe, but it is still enjoyable.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Dustin R. Newton from United States with 33 ratings

The 12 year El Dorado us spectacular, but adding 3 years turns it into the much harsher 15. If you have a choice, get the 12 instead of this.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Orion from United States with 19 ratings

El Dorado 15 Special Reserve. Has a dark Amber color. Good legs on the glass. Aroma reminds of vanilla and toffee. It seems like a medium body rum not too sweet. Afterburn is mild and not lasting long. A good sipper.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Marty from United States with 103 ratings

Just a little too heavy for me. I'll trade you for a couple bottles of 8 year. I still think it should be in everyone's bar cabinet, just for the times when you want something extra.

Posted about 5 years ago by mistervee from United States with 10 ratings

Wonderful rum based on demarara sugar. Beautiful amber color with full bodied carmelly, rum nose at the onset. Wonderful complexity at the beginning, complex lingering taste with a hint of spice. And did I say affordable? Great sipper, which is how I enjoy it the most.