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Bacardi Reserva Ocho Rare Gold rum

Bacardi Reserva Ocho Rare Gold

Puerto Rico | Aged

6.4/10
10 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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10 Bacardi Reserva Ocho Rare Gold ratings

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Posted 11 months ago by Rhoffer97 from United States with 38 ratings

Solid sipper, smooth. Not overwhelming smell or taste but a great value. An every day drinker

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Posted 2 months ago by bat_svil from Bulgaria with 16 ratings

Interesting rum with a slightly sour taste and not so strong body, have definitely lost their Caribbean flavor.

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Posted 5 months ago by Haberer from Austria with 31 ratings

not great, not bad. not very special though, lacks character. smells like glue fresh out of the bottle, needs a little bit of air until it can be enjoyed. a well engineered rum thats too perfect or better to say made with the aim to be liked by the common denominator.. like all mass produced liquors - use it as a mixer

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Posted 6 months ago by svarszegi from Hungary with 22 ratings

I wasn't expecting much from this one, but I was pleasantly surprised. Good flavor, very smooth. I like it almoast as much as the Pacto Navio. Tried in a rum old fashioned, but works better on ice for me.

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Posted 9 months ago by Spidey-P from Netherlands with 83 ratings

For a Bacardi this one is ok. I truly am not a Bacardi lover at all!! I always say that Bacardi is better in advertising than in taste! But in my opinion, this one and the Bacardi 10 years are not so so bad as the rest of their chemical rubbish!

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Posted 11 months ago by jackw625 from United States with 32 ratings

Decent rum for the price. Would have liked a little more flavor

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Posted 1 year ago by Alphamale76 from United States with 14 ratings

Quite pedestrian, okay as a mixer, but not to sip. I've yet to be overwhelmed by any Bacardi offering.

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Posted 1 year ago by oconnor66 from Australia with 1 rating

Although I have always loved Rum as a mix I am new to tasting neat as I have with Scotch. That being the case Bacardi seemed a fair place to start by just increasing the age and price point. As such, I don't have much to compare to right now so have started at mid point of existing reviews and will adjust as I go. As it stands though it is an easy drink and not rough at all so an auspicious start.

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Posted over 1 year ago by vladagnr from Serbia with 3 ratings

Smooth rum with nice aroma. Comparing to Havana Club 7 years, Havana Club is stronger on taste and smoky, I prefer it more, but for the others Bacardi could be better rum.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Rei from Germany with 111 ratings

Dark to golden brown colour. Nosing reveals fresh notes of sweetness, vanilla and light milk chocolate married with a touch of tobacco.
Sipped, this rums shows still real sweetness but its more of a young alcohol hit, rather than as a result of excessive dosage. You will also find oak, vanilla, brown sugar and spiciness on the delivery.
These also dominate the extended finish. There are reports that this is a sugar added rum.