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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.
Drier than 12 and slightly less flavor, but still one of the best sippers out there. A bit pricey only when compared to other ED products, but much better value than Zacapa or Mount Gay.
A great rum - the barmaid where I get has it spot on and refuses to serve you mixer with it.
A little pricey, but worth every penny!!
Absolutely fantastic rum, just don't ruin the taste with mixer or ice
It'll change the way you think about rum. I can't imagine pouring Coke in it, though, I don't even want an ice cube watering it down...
Superb rum. Very different from the 12 el dorado rum.
Should be drink straight up, anything else would be a waste.
Great flavours, makes a killer old fashioned. Not as good as the 12
the only thing better is the 12 year old!
Foreground sweet notes of the 12 are reduced and a smokier more complex set of flavours come forward, with liquorice and tobacco.
I like this rum equally with the 12 year old they are great rums. However I do wonder if they have added caramel/sugar added post distilling.
El Dorado Special Reserve 15-Year rum review by Mike at Ultimate Rum Guide