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Botran 18-Year rum

Botran 18-Year

Guatemala | Aged

6.7/10
64 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 3 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2746 ratings

Vacationing in Acapulco and tasting Botran Solera 1893 18y and Matusalem Gran Reserva 18y back-to-back. Botran has a pretty decent bottle design and high end sturdy box which reminds me of good quality single malt whisky boxes. Color is semi dark with oak intruding both nose and palate. Some burn at the end, but rather mild. This is the best rum Botran has to offer. Matusalem 5 - Botran 7.

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Posted 11 months ago by Neman3 from Canada with 106 ratings

Tonight, this is the game of two grandfathers (in the same price range stadium).
First goal scored by Botran: it is classic Solera. Good balance between dry and sweet. Charming spicyness.
Then there was massive attack of AN. 3:1 in 5 minutes.
Absolutely delicious, authentic. Naturally sweet, still fine smoky.
Both did not play fair on nose: two yellow cards for Botran, one for AN.
Both are worth the money and got into a playoff of the best drinks.

P.s. this is my first stuff (and staff) from Guatemala. Next team - Angostura.

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Posted 1 year ago by LeoTheFinn from Finland with 2 ratings

Paired yet again with the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. This is a very pleasant rum as well. Not quite there with the Bristol's Jamaican 8yo though, but close. The smokiness of burned Salazar, the saltiness of Davy Jones & the sweetness of Elizabeth. Then the aged rum breath of Jack & Gibbs, fruitiness of Cannibal Island & the exotic touch of monkey Jack. Ending with the smoothness of Will without the bitter kick of Barbossa. Aye to that I say! Cheers!

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Posted over 3 years ago by Tomas Br. from Czech Republic with 46 ratings

This is gutemala rum, little dry taste little harder nose.

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Posted over 4 years ago by Rodrigo from Mexico with 115 ratings

ron bueno para mezclarse con coca cola, nada del otro mundo

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Posted over 4 years ago by filovo from Czech Republic with 193 ratings

Vůně: po vanilce, ořískách, lehce alkoholová
Chuť: štiplavý nutné nechat nadechnout

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Posted 11 days ago by Alfonso87 from Croatia with 10 ratings

Previše se osjwti alkohol, pkgotovo kod prvog gutljaja, u atomi i u okusu. Vrlo suhi rum

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Posted 24 days ago by Patricebru from France with 50 ratings

surprised by its sweetness, very good rum, more appreciated than the 15 years

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Posted 2 months ago by George from Canada with 31 ratings

Personally this rum I think is great. Definitely the age comes through and has a nice oaky hints of chocolate taste. In one sense it’s familiar to other rums and the other it’s completely unique.

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Posted 2 months ago by Weis from Israel with 8 ratings

This rum definitely deserves your attention if you DON'T like artificially sweetened rums. Overall very balanced sipping rum. Would buy again.