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Ron Zacapa 23 Solera rum

Ron Zacapa 23 Solera

Guatemala | Aged

Ron Zacapa 23 Solera Rum was created in 1976 in the highlands of Guatemala, where it is distilled from fresh cane juice before aging at 7544 feet at 62 °F (17 °C).

The 500 year-old Spanish Sistema Solera method is used to age Ron Zacapa 23 in white oak casks. This results in a combination of rums aged between 6 and 23 years.

The current Ron Zacapa 23 bottle features a woven band around the middle, which is in reference to the original hand woven palm leaf petate bottle cover that covered the bottle.

7.5/10 (1817 ratings)
Recommendable to most

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Posted 2 days ago by RRRmax5067 from Australia with 2 ratings

Getting good rums can be difficult. This is a reasonable rum that is readily available in my neck of the woods; medium bodied, dark coloured (but apparently more from additions than by nature) sweet with soft spirit bite.

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Posted 2 days ago by K.Olofsson from Sweden with 8 ratings

God rom men inte tillräckligt för att väga upp till priset.

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Posted 2 days ago by Sykes024 from Australia with 19 ratings

Not that good sweetened rum better out there too sugary

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Posted 2 days ago by Jimmie from United States with 27 ratings

This is a smooth selection. It is sweet but sometimes I'm in the mood for that.

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Posted 2 days ago by Rowdy1 from United States with 5 ratings

A little too spicy for my likings. It's ok to sip but would not be my go to.

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Posted 2 days ago by klnibe from Sweden with 6 ratings

This is a classic rum, but not the best. Not that sweet like many other rums are, so I think this is a good rum for thoose who comes frome the whiskey to start with.

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Posted 4 days ago by Fourrunner08 from United States with 16 ratings

This rum was great when it first came out. It was a home run from first bottle
But now it has lost some of its taste since its mass produced but still very good. Sweeter than when they produces their first batch.

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Posted 5 days ago by NoéCarreón0611 from Mexico with 1 rating

This is the first rum I introduced my palate to (like 10 years ago). Back then, I couldn't stop recommending (and drinking) this rum as a must have. It's hard to accept that your top one is going down hill. Last bottle I drank ( 6 months ago) was so dissapointing, I ended up opening a spiced capitan morgan with coke. The amount of sugar in this is just absurd. It's like drinking from a maple syrup container with a sugar cube on your tongue. It is still a decent rum, but for the price, I can easily mention 5 options far better (and even cheaper). Like somebody said, zacapa is trying to suit the american palate… and that is just wroooooonggggg.
-Best approach: water and ice (50/50)
-Worst approach: coke or any sweet beaverage.
-Best with: salty snacks or dark chocolate (70 to 90% cocoa)

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Posted 5 days ago by Ygtbsm94 (PREMIUM) from United States with 1 rating

In a Glencarin glass neat. Has a rich dark brown caramel color. Aroma is brown sugar, molasses, subtle spices, touch of orange rind, dark fruits, hint of coffee. Taste caramel, slight honey, vanilla, faint cinnamon & nutmeg, maple, slight cherry. Nice sipper with a good cigar.

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Posted 5 days ago by Uvaldez from Mexico with 10 ratings

The flavor is good but not the way that they add it to the bottle.