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XO Extra Old
Definitely the whiskey-lovers' rum. Superb!
After reading up on rums, I finally settled on the Mount Gay XO and El Dorado 12 as a complementary pair that each offers a great tasting experience
Similar to Mount Gay XO, but with a delightful, leathery finish
I could give this a 10, but I'd like to leave room for some future amazing dram, not to mention the fact that I haven't tried Appleton's 21 or other s
Finally bought this after 1.5 years of hemming and hawing... [And now an update with
I'm going to leave my original text in place below, but with my second bottle I feel I have to downgrade RZXO to a still admirable 8, but hardly the 9
Very good, but not amazing IMHO
This was actually the first rum I ever bought. I was originally a pure whiskey-drinker, but I've expanded out. The motivation was having a shot of Ron
Solid, but not memorable - a groggy Mt. Gay XO
I like my rums unsweetened, so I bought this one after reading reviews here and elsewhere confirming the leathery flavor. Wish I had noticed that it's
Wow! The very definition of smooth. UPDATE: My tastes have changed...
By the time I finished the El Dorado, I had already had a change of heart, and time has only solidfied my feelings. ED12 is very good rum, but it is n
More alcohol than the XO, but less sophistication
Zacapa 23 Solero is a solid choice, but IMHO it's worth saving up for the XO, which is far more interesting on the palate. Both are relatively sweet,
"Flawed with a glimmer of hope" pretty much sums it up.
I had intended to by the XO on my last trip to the States, but couldn't find it, so I settled for the Black Barrel statement. What a disappointment. N
Unless you specifically want a cheap mixer, why waste your money on this? Get a real rum. Haven't tried Bacardi 8 yet, so maybe the company has someth
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