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Posted about 3 years ago by TimCanadien from Canada with 8 ratings

When I finally get the urge to crack this baby open, I will update this rating.

Posted about 4 years ago by James from United Kingdom with 17 ratings

Very surprised by the low ratings, this rum is great - butterscotch sweetness but with a gentle burn. Smells, tastes even better.

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

So, so, so smooth. The alcohol is barely tangible on the nose or tongue. The color is light amber with a hint of reds.

Posted about 4 years ago by Russ from United States with 85 ratings

The Dominicans scored big with this one! I can't believe all the poor or so-so ratings. This rum is fantastic. It's good iced cold and it also makes a punchy rum and coke. This should serve as the standard for "Anejo" rums! It is very balanced, starts with a nice rum bite, finishes smooth with a very subtle sweetness, and is not over oaked. The aroma lingers in the nose and the pallet for a while maintaining a vanilla and nutty finish. Molasses, fruit, and sugar are not the centerpiece of this Anejo. This is a "hotter" more punchy aged rum.

Posted about 3 years ago by Charlie from United States with 12 ratings

My local shop has this priced at $15, which is great for the value. It's an excellent blend of Dominican rum and it's light brown color matches its smooth taste. Great alone or with mixer. Would buy it if it was $20 or $25 but not higher.

Posted about 3 years ago by RonBalon from Bulgaria with 7 ratings

I've been looking for years for something that tastes like that! It has this really nice odor and the tastes I just can't compare. I am drinking it 100% clean, but I am yet to try this with cola.

Posted about 1 month ago by prezes0x50 from Sweden with 3 ratings

This is my first rum, so I was not sure if 8 is not to high. I tried some cheap rums before and never could enjoy sipping because of a strong alcohol taste. So I was sticking to whisky.
Gave rum another chance with buying this one after reading some of the reviews here.
I’m lost to rum now! Finally no alcohol, pure pleasure!
I’ll continue exploring, thank you Barcelo!

Posted over 3 years ago by Sjaak from Belgium with 4 ratings

If you look at price / performance.
This is a very fine tasty rum.

Posted about 3 years ago by Aaron from Canada with 69 ratings

Where dark rums are concerned, this one has a complex, almost fruity forefront. Hefty notes of apple and apricot adorn the palate, quickly followed with a dense, oaky finish. Defninitely an interesting addition to any collection.

Posted about 1 year ago by Davetitus from United States with 7 ratings

A surprising bargain for a simple sipping rum. No burn.

Posted almost 5 years ago by Marcopesche from Italy with 20 ratings

A mio gusto un rum che si presta molto per cocktail sopratutto per il cubalibre
Lascia sentori non troppo accentuati di invecchiamento
Il giusto compromesso per un gusto raffinato

Posted about 6 years ago by Onex from Russian Federation with 8 ratings

Absolutely men's character. Classic oak testy. Best for price/quality

Posted over 3 years ago by Rodrigo from Mexico with 115 ratings

Este ron es uno de mis consentidos ya que la relación precio sabor es muy rentable. Ron dulce y ligero para tomarlo durante toda la tarde. Tengo varias botellas en mi cava.

Posted over 4 years ago by Beukeboom from United States with 305 ratings

I don't understand the low numbers this rum received. This Dominican rum is not overly sweet although there are some sweetness in the finish. Some vanilla flavor and no harsh burn...quite smooth. Nothing extraordinary about it otherwise I'd have given it a 9. Would make for a decent sipping rum if nothing better is available. Works great in mixed drinks and colas. Extremely versatile rum.

Posted over 4 years ago by Mathieu Lebeau from Canada with 4 ratings

Délicieux rum, goût pas trop dure avec un soupçon de vanille. À déguster entre amis sois "On the rock" Ou en "Cuba libre".

Posted about 5 years ago by jgreen8883 from United States with 3 ratings

Introduced to sipping rum with this one, very smooth, great on the rocks, hard to find in the states, well WNY anyway

Posted about 5 years ago by Erik from Norway with 17 ratings

This rum is good. Even neat it has a lot of flavour, though i recomend it with cola.

Posted about 4 years ago by Maweis from Spain with 26 ratings

Es uno de mis favoritos para mezclar con refrescos, da un buen sabor, sin llegar a ocultar el sabor del refresco

Posted almost 4 years ago by Minna from Finland with 2 ratings

Rather low in price, but pretty high in quality! Great rum, works well in mixed drinks and with cola, but is also great with just ice. If I have to think something negative, I'd say the smell isn't as delicious as it could be, the smell of alcohol is quite sharp. Also the first sips might not be as good as in some other rums, because of this sharp aroma of alcohol. But still, I'd recommend this rum!

Posted about 1 year ago by Patrick D from Sweden with 13 ratings

A beautifully smooth, sweet Dominican rum from Ron Barceló, Gran Añejo is a perfect mixer and works tremendously well in a variety of dark rum cocktails, or you could just have it with a few ice cubes and a squeeze of fresh lime.

Posted over 1 year ago by Fmahy from Belgium with 22 ratings

Sa robe est or pâle.

Au nez, l’impression est sèche. L’arôme dominant est nettement le caramel. Viennent ensuite des notes torréfiées de chocolat. Pour finir une touche vanillée apparaît. L’ensemble est relativement frais.

En bouche, l’attaque est souple mais sèche, ici pas de sucre. On retrouve les mêmes marqueurs qu’au nez. Le chocolat et le caramel font cependant jeu égal. Bien que la bouche soit plutôt légère, les arômes ne sont pas si timides que ça.

La finale est assez longue et toujours sèche. Les mêmes notes demeurent et un boisé discret pointe le bout de son nez.

Posted over 4 years ago by LucMichaud from Canada with 20 ratings

Facile à boire, presque aussi bon que la version imperial... en moins doux ;)

Posted almost 5 years ago by Bjørn from Netherlands with 22 ratings

Smooth sipping, drinkeble, for mixes, etc. Good aged allround rum. Very nice!!!

Posted over 4 years ago by Nordicrum from Sweden with 22 ratings

I think this rum should be more appreciated, especially if you like rums that holds back on overt sweetness in favour of more fruity, herbal or nutty flavours. I especially appreciate its nutty and herbal qualitites, letting the sweetness take a back seat to this nice mix of tastes. Sure, it is not an extraordinary product, but very well made and price worthy given its qualities.