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Posted 4 months ago by Medio Chapin from United States with 1 rating

A sweet rum that goes down like a fine whiskey. Anybody claiming this isn't sweet and smooth doesn't know what she is talking about.

Posted 6 months ago by MarioRonson from Peru with 38 ratings

Ron de 15 anos comparado con la mayoria de 12. Buen sabor y sobretodo buen precio. Lo recomiendo.

Posted about 1 year ago by Amauri from United States with 29 ratings

I was expectin domething like zacapa but not really. Its ok to sip but is a litle pricey for the taste. I prefer zacapa 23 instead

Posted over 1 year ago by Andy Tee from Malaysia with 148 ratings

N- Molasses, soft clove, dried fruit, solera vatted on the light side with not much going on. Feel the rising tide but shallow in reality. (83/18)

P- Present of sweet and spicy oak, sour fruits, young mango soaked with molasses with dashes of pounded assam-boi, seems some red fruits lurking. Nothing unpleasant, elementary but ok. (85/19)

F- Medium, lasting spicy coat, fragile on taste and stays generic. (82/17)

Body/Balance- 84/18

Weighted Rate- 72pt
— at The Rum Bar KL.

Posted over 1 year ago by Max from United States with 8 ratings

Color is good. Taste is fair. It could have used more time in the barrels.

Posted about 2 years ago by Tom from United States with 29 ratings

If you are into sweet rums this is not the bottle for you. The tones are suddle and it goes down a little harsher than some sweeter rums. However, if you enjoy the rich oak flavor and like a well rounded rum without to much complexity than this might just be your bottle.

Posted at The Rum Bar KL about 2 years ago by Terence from Malaysia with 56 ratings

If you find Zacapa 23 has good flavour but slightly on the sweet side, I believe Botran Reserva will be your rum!

Charred wood with floral maple syrup. Pretty earthy with peppery, toffee and sweet baking spice (clove).

Peppery and earthy on the first sip. Follow with oaky notes and chocolate truffle with touch of orange zest. Fruitiness of jackfruit, raisins and dates.
Drier compare to other Guatemalan rum which when thru solera system too.

Dry finishing, as if enjoying a piece of chocolate truffle with black pepper and coated with dark coco.

Great balance from the bitterness, earthy and sweet flavours.

Posted about 2 years ago by Mayo from Italy with 22 ratings

Ambra/Orange, Orange,caramel and toffee.
Very sweet.

Posted about 2 years ago by Brandon from United States with 10 ratings

upon initial tasting I did not like this rum at all, the taste and burn left something to be desired. However, I did enjoy it's smoothness. By the end of the bottle I grew to appreciate it's intricacies and would recommend to anyone looking to diversify their stock.

Posted over 2 years ago by Sebastien from Belgium with 11 ratings

Good rum tasting. Very interesting subtle vanilla aromas.

Posted over 2 years ago by kventin from Hungary with 28 ratings

Főleg a karamell és az aszalt gyümölcsök a dominánsak..talán még pici fahéj...olyan "klasszikus" rumos, alkoholos...kicsit unalmas !!

Posted over 2 years ago by Allan from United States with 1 rating

I've been drinking rum for over 50 years, so i think my rum palate is as good as any.
My preferred drink is Bacardi white with Coke no ice. Yet occasionally I'll try another brand for educational purposes only. I was delighted with this 15 year Botran's rich sweet molasses aroma, which lights up all your taste buds. I always use a mix; coke or eggnog. This is top quality rum.

Posted over 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2555 ratings

Tried the Ron Botran Reserva alongside the 15y Botran and they both have a healthy dark color, very similar smell profile, surprisingly strong coffee and oak taste and a bit of a kick at the end. Botran Reserva somehow is a tad more expensive than the 15y Botran which is surprising since the Reserva is a blend of 4 to 14 year old rums.

Posted over 2 years ago by Josh from United States with 4 ratings

Not a bad choice at all. Was definitely worth the $40.

Posted over 2 years ago by ripperussr from Czech Republic with 96 ratings

Connected with my Rome visit, I appreciate the balance of taste, roughness and aroma.

Posted over 2 years ago by Hector from United States with 59 ratings

This is an ok rum i guess. Me personally I did not like it, not a fan of the taste at all, its almost like drinking really cheap liquor. I'll pass on this one.

Posted over 2 years ago by Michal from Slovakia with 19 ratings

again one of the rums, that are suitable for a good quality Old Fashioned cocktail.

Posted almost 3 years ago by B.P.O. from Netherlands with 51 ratings

The Botran Reserve is not a bad drop, neat. The nose is good, the initial taste is on par with faint burnt toffee notes but the after taste kills it for me.
If RumRatings let me I would score it higher than a 7 but not by much.

Posted almost 3 years ago by Tom from United States with 231 ratings

A step up from the 12 year anejo, if you ask me. Little more sweetness and flavor with less burn and funk. This rum can be enjoyed neat or mixed. Guatemala sure makes decent rums as is evident in this representation from Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala. Not as sweet as Zacapa!

Posted about 3 years ago by Tomas from Czech Republic with 135 ratings

Pleasant and fruity. Overall well balanced with full body and decent aftertaste, that could have lasted a bit longer.

Posted about 3 years ago by Kieron wood from United Kingdom with 382 ratings

Do not waste your money on this completey rubbish ... Do not buy at all ... Boring flavour harsh afterburn no thanks

Posted about 3 years ago by Travis from United States with 14 ratings

Less Carmel than the Solera but I enjoyed savoring it and it was less sticky alcohol than the Solera. Pairs well w/light seafood.

Posted over 3 years ago by Rene Rum from Switzerland with 344 ratings

Dieser Ron bietet viel für sein Geld.
In der Nase und Gaumen eine schöne süsse, Vanille und Karamell.
Der Ausklang könnte länger sein (wie immer).
Bevorzuge Ihn dem Solera 1893.

This Ron offers plenty for his money.
In the nose and palate a nice sweet, vanilla and caramel.
The ending could be longer (as always).
Prefer him to Solera 1893.

Posted over 3 years ago by Mo McGurk from United States with 159 ratings

Aftertaste has just the faintest molasses. Maybe a very small hint of oak. Mostly an antiseptic flavor unfortunately.