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Featured – El Dorado 8 Year

Rum – Golden – Guyana – 5-8 YO
El-Dorado-8-YO-Cask-AgedAmber gold. Very complex aromas combining orange pekoe tea, roasting nuts (Brazil, walnut and pecan) and smooth caramel.This complexity rolls around in the mouth achieving a wonderful balance of aged richness, and a superb integrated sweet/bitter balance that is outstanding. The finish is long and evolves beautifully. A fantastic product.

Other Outstanding Rum

  • El Dorado 12 YO
  • El Dorado 15 YO
  • Maison Leblon Reserva Especial
  • Ron Antiguo de Solera Sant Teresa 1796
  • Angostura Single Barrel Dark
  • Royal Oak Trindad Rum
  • Angostura Anejo 5 YO
  • Angostura Gran Anejo 7 YO
  • El Dorado 21 YO
  • Clarke’s Court Special Dark Rum
  • St. Nicholas Abbey Golden Run 10 YO
  • Fernandes Vat 19 Rum
  • Negrita Gold Caribbean Rum
  • Bundaberg Rum Master Distilers Collection Double Barrel
  • Sainsbury’s Tast The Difference Golden Rum
  • Angostura 1824 Rum 12 YO
  • Havana Club Anejo 3 Anos
  • El Dorado 5 YO
  • El Dorado 3 YO
  • Rhum Blanc Agricole Espirt
  • Clarkes’ Court Pure White Rum
  • Holey Dollar Gold Overproof Rum

Source: IWSC

Rum Defined

Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice, by a process of fermentation and distillation. The distillate, a clear liquid, is then usually aged in oak barrels. Rum can be referred to in Spanish by descriptors such as ron viejo (“old rum”) and ron añejo (“aged rum”).

The majority of the world’s rum production occurs in the Caribbean and Latin America. Rum is also produced in Austria, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Mexico, Hawaii, the Philippines, India, Reunion Island, Mauritius, South Africa, Taiwan, Japan, United States and Canada.
Light rums are commonly used in cocktails, whereas “golden” and “dark” rums were typically consumed individually (i.e., “straight” or “neat”) or used for cooking, but are now commonly consumed with mixers. Premium rums are also available, made to be consumed either straight or iced.