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Oliver & Oliver Ron Esclavo 12 Años <12yr 40%

RX396 Pleasant Column Still Rum Under 50€
“Smooth and fruity, nice for beginners, but overly sweet.”

Introducing the "Ron Esclavo 12 Años", a delectable rum produced at the Oliver & Oliver distillery in the Dominican Republic. Selected and bottled by 1423 World Class Spirits, this column still distilled, molasses-based rum reveals the elegant influence of 12-year aging. With an ABV of 40%, Ron Esclavo 12 Años pleases the senses with inviting aromas of vanilla, caramel, wood, butter, and leather. The palate delivers a harmonious blend of vanilla, sweet, caramel, dark chocolate, and buttery flavors. This rum is often considered ideal for those exploring the world of rums but also enjoyed by more experienced connoisseurs. However, some users find it a bit too sweet and would prefer a reduction in its sugariness. Challenge your taste buds and delve into the rich and smooth character of Ron Esclavo 12 Años.

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How does this rum taste?

A delightfully smooth rum with prominent sweet notes and hints of fruit and vanilla. Perfect for beginners but may be overly sugared for some, lacking the complexity sought by connoisseurs. A user-friendly choice that prioritizes easy drinking over nuance.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Woody Buttery Leather Banana

Taste

Vanilla Sweet Caramel Dark chocolate Buttery Dried fruit

Finish

Woody Honey Caramelized Marmalade Butterscotch Soap

Community reviews

6.6/1060 ratings
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5.7/10

“Tried this in a hotel bar with very limited range. Would never have tried it under normal circumstances, cause I had earlier tested the XO and thought it was much too sweet. This one is also too sweet for me, but less than the XO.”

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Buttery

Taste

Vanilla Caramel Buttery Sweet Dark chocolate
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6.4/10

“Very sweet and more fruity than the other ones but still not my cup of tea 😊”

Aroma

Woody Vanilla Caramel Banana Raisin

Taste

Woody Sweet Caramel Vanilla Dark chocolate
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6.9/10

“This rum I would like to try less heavily sweetened. The fruit notes, vanilla, some oak are very pleasant on the nose and in the mouth, but in the end the rum is just too sweet for me.”

Aroma

Vanilla Citrus Banana Tropical fruit

Taste

Vanilla Caramel Sweet Oak Dark chocolate

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Distillery
Brand
Ron Esclavo
RumX ID
RX396
ABV
40%
Category
Column Still Rum
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
<12 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

29 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 92 bottles to their collections:

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21

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About the Oliver & Oliver distillery

The Oliver & Oliver distillery is located in Dominican Republic. Rums from Oliver & Oliver have been reviewed 1,816 times with an average of 7.4/10.


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