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Centenario Real rum

Centenario Real

Costa Rica | Aged

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Posted almost 4 years ago by Falcon91Wolvrn03 (PREMIUM) from United States with 472 ratings

To me, this is the BEST rum I've ever tasted after over 450 reviews. Absolutely extraordinary!

First of all, I'll disclose that I LOVE Ron Centenario Rums, and I've previously rated five of them a perfect '10'. But to me, this one tops them all!

Smells and tastes of caramel, molasses, oak, vanilla, with just a hint of whiskey/scotch. Not so much to be dominant, but a perfectly light amount. Nicely sweet and wonderfully smooth too! Aged 30 years according to the bottle.

Here is my personal order of preference for the Ron Centenario Rums that I've rated a '10':

1. Real (this one)
2. XX (leather case)
3. 20-Year
4. 25-Year
5. 30-Year
6. 30-Year Special Blend

All of these are exceptional to me, of course, as I scored them all a '10'.

But this is my favorite. Not cheap at around $300 USD, but I HIGHLY recommend trying it if you like Ron Centenario Rums. Or maybe even if you don't, because the light whiskey aging separates this from the other Centenarios!


Posted 3 years ago by Giancarlo from Peru with 60 ratings

I must be honest and say that i still don't have the privilege of having my own bottle of this delicious rum, however i have tried it thanks to a couple of friends who have their own bottles, and every time i have tried it, it was always great. It's a very well structured and balanced rum, soft and with a great flavor.

Debo ser honesto y decir que aún no tengo el privilegio de tener mi propia botella de este riquísimo ron, sin embargo lo he probado gracias a un par de amigos que tienen sus propias botellas, y cada vez que lo he probado me ha parecido magnifico. Es un ron muy bien estructurado y equilibrado, suave y de sabor estupendo.


Posted over 1 year ago by Joola69 from United States with 2741 ratings

Ron Centenario Real is only available in Costa Rica at the airport tax free. Entering the country its $180, exiting the country its $195. I searched for a bottle of Ron Centenario Real all over in Costa Rica for 4 days without any luck. I visited several luxury hotels, bars, the top 5 rated restaurants according to TripAdvisor and you simply cannot find a bottle outside of the airport. The bottle design is very high end and the green sturdy box surrounding the bottle is fantastic. Masterfully blended from 15 to 30 year old vintages. Deep mahogany color. Plenty of oak and a hint of caramel and vanilla to the nose. Taste buds are treated with a super smooth but quite whisky like flavor profile. Hardly any burn at all. If you like your rums whisky like, then Ron Centenario Real will be easily one of the best rums out there. For me, it will earn a spot in the Top 20 list as a new entrance.


Posted 8 months ago by Herbi from Czech Republic with 1 rating

Best rum We have tasted ever. Absolutely perfection...


Posted over 1 year ago by xCorporalx from Germany with 91 ratings

The aroma while nosing, the taste whenever it hits your taste buds...very high end and delicious.

Quite expensive though,...according to the dealer, the Centenario 30 is not too far away, this making the extra money obsolete...well, I bought the Centenario 30 now and waiting for delivery...let's see.

9.5 to a 10.0


Posted over 3 years ago by Axel from Germany with 89 ratings

Wirklich einer der „Großen“ dieser Rumwelt. Hat für mich aber Zuviel „Biss“ (Alkohol). Da ist der Diplomatico Ambassador oder der Centenario 30 weitaus milder.


Posted 8 months ago by federicop74 from United Kingdom with 3 ratings

Colour: deep dark
Aroma/ smell: omg, I already know it’s gonna be good. Vanilla, honey, all there for me.
Body: veeeeery smoooooth.
Taste : Yep! Smoot, chocolate, vanilla, Honey, smoky
Finish: persistency of aromas as per above
Final score: not Very far from La Flibust; for me this is a 9,5 .
Comments: orgasmic. Very difficult to find unfortunately. Got 2 bottles from Austria at a not very cheap 150 Eur a pop but tbh worth every penny (or Eur)...! If you can find it, pull out your credit card and buy it!


Posted 9 months ago by Michal Micko from Czech Republic with 445 ratings

Very similar to Centenario 30y. Only in direct comparison I was able to distinguish that Real is little less sweet and has a little bit more fruity and complex taste. Still in TOP league of sweet rums but for almost double price vs the 30y I expected a bit more...


Posted 1 year ago by Frank from Germany with 5 ratings

This is the best rum I’ve ever had. I tasted at the 9. Grf. Very, very good!


Posted over 3 years ago by tiegau from France with 3 ratings

Un trés bon rhum, mais personnellement je préfère le 30 ans