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Demerara Distillers Ltd El Dorado Grand Special Reserve (RX8639)

The "El Dorado Grand Special Reserve" was produced in Guyana at the Demerara Distillers Ltd distillery. It was distilled in 1992 from Molasses and then aged for 25 years. The rum has an ABV of 43%.

2 community members rated this rum with an average of 8.0/10. The rum smells like Barrel, Brown sugar and Dried currants, and on the palate there is Velvety, Sweet and Raisin.

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What does this rum taste like?

The flavor profile of El Dorado Grand Special Reserve is based on 2 user reviews. We have compiled and summarized the community's tasting notes for you, to give you an impression of the aroma and taste of the rum.

Nosing impressions

Barrel Brown sugar Dried currants Nutty Toasted Coffee Caramel Apricot Mango Raisin

Taste impressions

Velvety Sweet Raisin Woody Complex Balanced Toasted Apricot Pineapple Vanilla

Finish

Dried fruit Cream toffee Woody Nutty

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How does the community rate this rum?

8.0 /102 ratings

COMMUNITY RATING

Already 2 registered users have rated and tested this rum, leaving an average rating of 8.0 out of 10. A total of users have marked this rum as their favorite (9+ points).

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8.0/10

Another retasting and a few points lost. I'd say that this release is a step up from the 1988. Better balanced, more complex and beter rounded. The nose is very fruity from pouring with roasted nuts and coffee. After airing you get some catamel and spice. The palate is complex yet very well balanced and true to the nose with fruits, sweet vanilla and toasted wood. The feeling on the palate is a velvety lightly warm rum. There is a lot of wood on the palate but not too dominant. The finish is medium to long with dried fruit, nuts and wood. Price to quality can be discussed but I think this is a collectible for many.


Aroma

Nutty Toasted Coffee Caramel Apricot

Taste

Woody Velvety Complex Balanced Toasted
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8.0/10

It’s a very approachable and incredible easy rum to drink. It really just rolls of the palette with huge amounts of brown sugar and currants. I fear it may be dosed but for a 25 year old rum there is remarkable little barrel influence and it is all sugar and dried fruit on the mouth. The finish is the weakest part of the rum, a bit short and lacking but the body is unmistakably good with real layers and complexity. It is the type of rum you could easily drink a glass off and not even notice. It lacks the excitement of other rums but at this age and taking it at face value it is a great rum


Aroma

Barrel Brown sugar Dried currants

Taste

Velvety Sweet Raisin

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What are the specs of this rum?

Country
Brand
El Dorado
ID
RX8639
ABV
43%
Vintage
1992
Made from
Molasses
Age
25 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Category
Rum

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About the Demerara Distillers Ltd distillery

The distillery Demerara Distillers Ltd is located in Guyana. Rums from Demerara Distillers Ltd have been reviewed 1,426 times with an average of 76/100.


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