Rum Review: El Dorado 5 Yr Cask Aged Rum
Posted by Arctic Wolf on February 24, 2010
Demerara County (in Guyana) is popular across the world for its rich, three hundred year history of rum production. Using a combination of old wooden stills in conjunction with modern stills and distilling techniques, Demerara Distillers Ltd. (DDL) has built a reputation for outstanding quality and consistent production. DDL is the currently the largest supplier of bulk Caribbean rums to Europe and North America.
“….instead of tasting like a typically sweet South American Rum, this has more of a Caribbean Island flavour profile with a hint of mildly bitter tobacco resting under the flavours and spices. I taste toasted notes of spicy oak, dry fruits (dates, figs and coconut), as well as a caramelized brown sugar. Although the rum is buttery, it is also slightly dry with a tea like flavour that asserts itself with the dryness…”
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As usual I have provided a nice cocktail of my own creation with the Review.
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