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El Dorado 12-Year rum

El Dorado 12-Year

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Guyana | Aged | 40% ABV | Pot and Column Still

El Dorado 12-Year Rum is composed of a blend of aged rums, all at least 12 years old. The rums are distilled using a combination of stills including coffey stills and a double wooden pot still before being aged in bourbon oak casks.

Demerara Distillers of Guyana produces El Dorado 12-year rum and is the country's last remaining distillery, with origins tracing back to 1670. The name ""El Dorado"" references the legendary city of gold that is said to be in the country's Rupununi region.

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1400 El Dorado 12-Year Ratings

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Chig Bungus 🇬🇧 | 12 ratings
Posted 11 days ago

Much better than actual liquid gold would be. Works with whatever.

Sevan 🇬🇧 | 6 ratings
Posted 18 days ago

Well rounded and smooth. It is a great sipping rum. There is a good amount of sugar, but not overwhelming. Gentle oaky and nutty flavours.

ShadowDragon 🇺🇸 | 80 ratings
Posted 18 days ago

This is a very nice Demerara rum. I've only ever tried the 5 year old of the El Dorado brand previously. This is a massive improvement, and at least where I live, a fantastic price for a 12 year old bottle. However, it doesn't hold a candle to Lemon Hart. I know that's a bit of an unfair comparison because of the proof difference, but I can't help making the comparison. However, I will not be sad reaching for this bottle.

Rmaitland 🇨🇦 | 3 ratings
Posted 19 days ago

If you are looking for a great value priced Rum with a nice flavor, try this one!

The Sipping Pirate 🇳🇱 | 57 ratings
Posted 19 days ago

This rum is has a strong smokey/woody taste but goes down so smooth! It lingers a bit in your mouth. It is not overly sweet but it has a distinct taste that it stands on its own.

I tasted the 15y as well but I bought this one instead since you get value for money on this one in my opinion.

CGirl 🇨🇦 | 5 ratings
Posted 21 days ago

There's something about this one.. The color, the heat, the flavor, the oh my goodness, I'm on vacation kinda taste... and it's just Tuesday, it's just you, it's just June, but it's just that good...

Sandwiches 🇨🇦 | 15 ratings
Posted 22 days ago

Je ne veux pas avoir à rédiger une critique pour chaque rhum que j’essaye. Je pense que le système de notation est suffisant pour mes besoins, donc en postant en français, la plupart des gens l'ignoreront de toute façon.

rvneilson 🇺🇸 | 30 ratings
Posted 22 days ago

This is a delicious sipping rum, and for the price is much better than its peers.

jamesh89 🇺🇸 | 1 rating
Posted 24 days ago

Smooth, rich, and just complex enough to place this above so many others in the same price class. No need for added sugars to cover up a lesser product like some of the mediocre, solera-aged products in the market; it stands on its own as a fine, aged rum. Stellar.

Nick 🇺🇸 | 5 ratings
Posted 1 month ago

The gold standard of sipping rums that I use to compare all others.




Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: El Dorado
Country: Guyana
ABV: 40%
Years Aged: 12
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Pure blend (1 distillery)
Distillation: Pot and Column Still
Women Led: No

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