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Ron Esclavo XO Cask rum

Ron Esclavo XO Cask

Dominican Republic | Aged | 40% ABV

8.9/10
131 ratings
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131 Ron Esclavo XO Cask Ratings

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Jonny Olsson 🇸🇪 | 162 ratings
Posted 8 years ago

This could chock anyone! strong that it helpes to let it brief before, But to be so strong really goo!

Robbo-wan 🇸🇪 | 9 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

The regular XO is almost unbarebly sweet, but the Cask Strength's alcohol levels help a little bit. Still very sweet and closer to 6.5 than 7.

Vestty 🇨🇿 | 46 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Let's start from the beginning. The color is beautiful mahogany, catches your eye. I smell caramel and cherry. For some reason the taste also reminded me of cherries. Not too sweet at all. First it slams your mouth with a barrel and then burns it all to the ground. Your mouth goes crazy as if you just ate a ghost pepper, but it quickly gets softer and the tastes just spread through your mouth. It gets a little easier with every sip. But then you put it on the shelf and when you take it out again - BOOM! I love this rum.

Pipestone 🇸🇰 | 63 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

This rum was my biggest surprise. I remember a big disappointment after a first sip. So big that I put aside a whole battle. After several weeks I came back ,poured a small ice cube ,let it breath 10 minutes and then a miracle happened.
The taste is what I expect from rum. Combination of syrup sweetness a high amount of alcohol is in perfect harmony. Finish is long,hot and sweet.

Per71 🇸🇪 | 79 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

This XO Cask is sadly not in production enymore.
There is a new Ron Esclavo XO Cask, but that one is from another producer.
This one is REALLY nice, with lots of chocolate , vanilla and sweetness to tame the 65% ABV.
Buy one before it´s gone...

Michal Micko (PREMIUM) 🇨🇿 | 644 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

The higher level of alcohol is helping to cover the sweet taste. Very similar to normal XO but stronger.For me is very hard to determine end customers - too sweet for over-proof rum lovers and too strong for sweet rum lovers. But definitely worth to taste if you have chance - strong, sweet warm spiced and surprisingly complex with nice finish.

Rene Rum (PREMIUM) 🇨🇭 | 547 ratings
Posted almost 5 years ago

Schönes leuchtendes Mahagoni im Glas.
In der Nase, duftendes Karamell, frisch aufgebrochene Kakaobohnen, getoastetes Holz.....
Im Gaumen trotz 65% sehr elegant und weich. Karamell übernimmt die Führung gefolgt von Toffee, Kakao, Vanille und Holznoten.
Im Abgang wunderbar lang, Karamell und Schokolade sind die Protagonisten.
Ein leckerer O&O, die Fassstärke bricht die Süsse. Für Geniesser und Entdecker der Fassstarken Rum.

Beautiful shining mahogany in the glass.
In the nose, fragrant caramel, freshly broken cocoa beans, toasted wood .....
Very elegant and soft on the palate despite 65%. Caramel takes the lead followed by toffee, cocoa, vanilla and wood notes.
In the finish wonderfully long, caramel and chocolate are the protagonists.
A delicious O&O, the barrel strength breaks the sweetness. For connoisseurs and discoverers of rum with cask strength.

RAVEZ 🇫🇷 | 1 rating
Posted almost 6 years ago

Testé au RhumFest Paris , vraiment très fort à la première gorgée mais la suite est une explosion de saveurs ! ! !

Krobbe13 🇸🇪 | 112 ratings
Posted over 6 years ago

Jag uppskattade Ron Esclavo XO men undrar om inte denna är bättre? Den når inte upp till 10 men bra nära. Blir väldigt len med lite vatten.

Pleva 🇨🇿 | 13 ratings
Posted over 6 years ago

You will smell mainly alcohol due to 65% of content. But in alcohol is dissolved everything good and it is not diluted. After drinking a small sip or just few drops you will not guess 65%. I have drinked just one bottle, so i have tried only one batch but I hope that every batch is little bit different :-) Taste is extremely complex, smooth and strong with long and pleasant tail. You can feel everything you like in rum, but in this complex taste is hard for me differentiate anything dominant. Tail is long with strong flavor.
And price performance ratio is great also ;-)




Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: Ron Esclavo
Country: Dominican Republic
ABV: 40%
Name: XO Cask
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Unknown
Distillation: Unknown
Women Led: No
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