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Barcelo Imperial rum is produced in the Dominican Republic using column stills before aged in white oak casks for up to 10 years.
Ron Barcelo was founded in 1929 by Spanish entrepreneur Julian Barcelo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The brand was sold mainly in the Caribbean and North America until a much broader international expansion began in 1992.
I have been travelling forse more than 30 years throughout the carebbean islands and it is still the best Rum in my opinioni.
This is a classic Dominican/Cuban style Rum. In Germany not much more expensive than the Barcelo Gran Anejo. It should be between 20-25 €. I have to add, this Rums really benefits if it is drunked with a cigar. This really can't be said about most rums in this price segment. I I add one point.
I was a bit hesitant to start but I found it smooth and tasteful. Full body taste to it. It was great both as it self and mixed with Dark Ginger Ale. I have not tried it with coke yet, but I do say that ginger ale is better with rum personally. The rum does leave a great after taste and is dangerous cause it is so smooth and easy to drink. :) Recommend to anyone wanting a great tasting rum without hurting the bank.
Average sweetness and quite easy. Fruity taste with oak/wood, some honey
Vítejte u další recenze, tentokrát se jedná o vlajkovou loď firmy Ron Barceló z Dominikánské republiky, dodávané v krásné elegantní lahvi o obsahu 0,7 litru a 38% alkoholu. Zrál nejméně 7 (některé zdroje uvádějí 8) let v sudech z amerického dubu.
Aroma: Výrazná vůně kůže a tabáku, čokolády, nasládlost se potkává se zemitostí.
Chuť: V chuti neobyčejně uhlazený, sametový, lahodný, plný a rozinkově nasládlý.
Když budu hodně přísný, líbila by se mi větší výraznost dochuti, je na můj vkus příliš jemná.
Shrnutí: Tento rum jsem podrobil opravdu náročným testům :-) , srovnával jsem s celou řadou rumů, které se u mě sešly. A patří k tomu nejlepšímu, co jsem poslední dobou ochutnal. Stroh 40, Abuelo Añejo, Matusalem 15y, ti všichni zůstali ve stínu Imperialu, jediný rum, který dopadl ještě lépe, byla Angostura 1824, ale tam už jsme v úplně jiné cenové relaci. Imperial seženete už kolem 550,-Kč, takže další muzikant, který vám zahraje hodně muziky za málo peněz.
Přijde mi, že mi s každou další přechutnávkou chutná víc a víc. Výraznější dochuť by z něj udělala supernovu...
big favourite of mine. Great value for performance. Love the almond/nut smell as well as the chocolate. Taste is great, sweet, yet with touch of alcohol. Just loving it
piacevoli sentori di liquirizia. veramente ottimo.
This is by far the best rum I've tasted; very very smooth, but with great flavour.
This room is the best for me. Very good smell and testy, men's character, good with smoke, absolutely not for short drinks, and don't have difficult test but it the best for all what I have tested. Recommended to buy
I have tasted this rum a couple of times, and everytime I find myself coming back for another bottle. For a decent price, you get a very dry and tasty rum, perfect on the rocks.
This is a great go to rum when you don't want to break the bank. Very smooth. Notes of spices, caramel, tobacco, and vanilla. Difference between this and onyx is onyx is smokier.
I first had this in punta cana and absolutely loved it. i started having friends pick me up a bottle when visiting the dominican. The odd time the LCBO carries it in hamilton. I prefer this straight up or on the rocks rather than in a mix or rum and coke. Out of a dozen rums in my liquor cabinet, this is the one i reach for after a long day at work.
Lovely vacation in Punta Cana with this extraordinário trago!
Excelente ron, muy por encima de otros premium en cuanto a relación calidad/precio se refiere. Es un ron con un dulzor agradable, no raspa y con un final afrutado y caramelo. Para tomarlo solo con hielo.
Some say that this shape of a bottle of rum does not fit, but I like it very much. The Imperial name fits well. The color is rather semi-dark, smells sweet. Sweetness will also show up when tasting, and will also please non-rum enthusiasts. When swallowed, it does not scratch and generally acts very cultivated. Due to its pleasant taste and interesting bottle it is also a good gift. I strongly recommend this rum!
You only two cube of ice and nothing else. It just perfect.
This is great rum straight up, provided you appreciate an bold, oaky, dry rum. It reminds me of my Cuban favorites, albeit this is a Dominican Rum. It's $ 50.00 in Quebec which is a great price for nice sipping rum. Can't ask for more in a rum. The fact that it is priced decent is irrelevant, just a bonus
Para mi gusto, este junto al pampero aniversario, son los rones con mejor calidad precio. En este caso estamos ante un ron dorado, recuerda a manzana madura, frutos secos y madera, moderadamente dulce y un final largo , solo o con una piedra de hielo.
Nice sipper, dry and big influence of wood. This is how a latin rum tastes before tons of sugar is added.
Several bottles already tested ! Discovered in Dominicana from the AFD-Barcelo distillery, this rum is easy access for the aficionados. Smart color & smells like a premium rum. The taste is short & the alcool attack very smooth. I recommend it for the guest who wants to discover rums form Caraibian islands.
Price performance ratio is great, smooth enough, very good rum.
Very nice aroma , not to strong and very smooth.stacks up well against similar proved rums
Nice! Very easy to drink, nice introduction to 'more quality' rums,
Barcelo Imperial rum review by the Ultimate Rum Guide