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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 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 about 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.

Posted about 5 years ago by Graham from United States with 14 ratings

Sweetness at the start with a wonderful rolling spice that cools off by a soft syrupy finish.

Posted about 5 years ago by Ed from United States with 20 ratings

My favorite reasonably priced sipping rum. Smooth and not too sweet. Vanilla, caramel, sweet and spicy.

Posted about 5 years ago by Qban aficionado from Canada with 9 ratings

This ED15 is truly a nice rum. I would have rate it 8.5 with the 0.5 over my rating of 8 for the ED 12. Price wise in the Ontario, Canada rum market selling for ~60CAD does not represent as much of a good value as its younger brother ED12. The only reason why I did not rank it higher is because I leave my two top rating points for truly fantastic cases which "may" only be found outside my current price range (to be seen). I certainly recommend this spirit especially if you don't mind the sweetness. If you need to add anything else to this one (ice cube included) you cannot call yourself a rum lover.

Later edit: After trying this spirit for a while I have started minding its swetnees. While I still believe its a nice rum I have stopped recommending it as a daily sipper.

Posted about 5 years ago by Fred from France with 13 ratings

Voici un rhum d'une très grande qualité, qui m'a vraiment enthousiasmé! Le nez promet des arômes que la bouche confirme: une délicieuse douceur vanillée, des notes de noix, de dates et de fruits secs. La longueur en bouche est très bonne, laissant au palais tout le temps d'apprécier la complexité des arômes délivrés. C'est vraiment l'exemple-type de rhum vieux parfaitement équilibré et balancé! Une réussite totale!

Posted about 5 years ago by Tony Ashton from United Kingdom with 1 rating

One of the best, better than the 21yo in my opinion

Posted about 5 years ago by FCKBL from Denmark with 22 ratings

Eldorado 15 er en ok rom. Syns dog at både 12 års og 21 års er en anelse bedre.

Posted about 5 years ago by Stefan from Denmark with 2 ratings

Dejlig og god rum fungere godt til kaffen med en god dessert til

Posted about 5 years ago by Henrik Krogh from Denmark with 26 ratings

En anelse bedre end 12 års, stadig lidt kedelig eftersmag og en anelse sprittet.

Posted about 5 years ago by Earl from United States with 3 ratings

it's my best rum so far. The smell catches you. You drink it down smooth with a long finish that settles a warmth that last

Posted about 5 years ago by Charles M from United Kingdom with 126 ratings

made even better by the fact that I picked it up for a song at a supermarket who obviously mispriced it. The only thing I would prefer is that it be bottled at 40% rather than 43%.

Posted about 5 years ago by Earl Elliott from Canada with 190 ratings

Sugar: 38 gpl. I purchased this rum with great expectations but I was disappointed in the bitter taste and overall burn. Too much oak for me. Sweetness was good. Some different flavors that I could not quite figure out. There are far better sipping rums on the market. If you are going to purchase an El Dorado, step up to the 21 year old bottle. Or save the money and purchase the 12 year old. It's a better value than either of the 15 or the 21 year old.

Posted about 5 years ago by rexet from France with 24 ratings

Ma note de 10 tient compte du rapport qualité/prix de ce rhum.
En effet ce n'est sans doute pas le meilleur rhum du monde mais dans cette gamme de prix je n'ai pas trouvé de meilleur concurrent. Son équilibre est parfait si bien que j'en ai fait mon allday.

Posted about 5 years ago by Luis from United States with 14 ratings

I got a bottle out of a recommendation. It is not bad, but I could have spent my money better. The flavor is bland and it is underproofed. I do not think I can relate its flavor to what I normally do with other rums. It is not disapointing, but given the options that there are, I would choose something else.

Posted over 5 years ago by Morten Matthes from Denmark with 75 ratings

Nice and well tasting, in my opinion very well balanced in flavour, medium sweetness and good tast from the oak.

Posted over 5 years ago by Kevin from Cowtown from Canada with 4 ratings

One of my all time favourites. This is probably my all around favourite rum, for value. It's not the cheapest, but not the most expensive. It's a beautiful rum, that's priced cheaper than the Zacapa or Zaya, or some of the others, but much better than the other cheaper priced rums.

Posted over 5 years ago by Mario from United States with 18 ratings

Great flavor with a slight bitter taste but smooth finish.

Posted over 5 years ago by El Julian from United States with 20 ratings

I keep the 21, 15, and 12 year in my cabinet readily available at all times!

I enjoy the 15 neat but when I am enjoying the 21, I'll have it with a splash of coke.

Posted over 5 years ago by Piet from Belgium with 12 ratings

The nose is Very aromatic and balanced on the agrum fruit ( mandarine, orange). In the mounth, this rum is sweet & candied fruits with a little bit of smoked aroma's.
the afterburn is long on the coffee.
Great Rhum

Posted over 5 years ago by Jannik Schwarzbart from Denmark with 49 ratings

I like this rum as much as the 12 year version. I just think it has a little more bite to it.

Posted over 5 years ago by TomL219 from United States with 4 ratings

Nice rum to have straight up. Nice balanced flavors

Posted over 5 years ago by david Anderson from Canada with 4 ratings

A solid rum for a good price. Real nice, lightly sweet finish.