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Not the best one from Oliver Oliver distillery. I expected something better but still really good rum. Classic sweetness from Dominican Republic with light alcohol burn for me. Give it a try.

Smooth woody premium rum in stylish "pharmaceutical" bottle
But twice cheaper Atlantico private cask is quite similar...

En god rom med smag af vanille, men også et strejf af kokos. En lidt sødere rom, men det trækker ikke ned. Var i tvivl om det skulle være et 9-tal, men måske forventningen om noget mere skuffede nok lidt. Giver den nyt forsøg på et tidspunkt med en mere neutral indgangsvinkel. Men stadig en rigtig rigtig god rom, der kan anbefales.

It's more spicy than the 18 and the 25 year old. I liked that

Magic in a bottle. Sweet, vanilla, honey and caramel

Enjoyed back-to-back 25, 21, 18 and 15 year old Opthimus rums this weekend. Surprisingly the 25 year old was not the best of the bunch. The 21 year old was the goldilocks with a very nice flavor profile and super smooth finish with hardly any burn. If you want to try Opthimus for the very first time, try the 21 year old and it will set you a very good benchmark.

Opthimus 25 year 7 points
Opthimus 21 year 8 points
Opthimus 18 year 6 points
Opthimus 15 year 4 points

Igen ligesom 15års en meget mild rom. Dog lidt mere og længere eftersmag.

En virkelig god Rom efter min smag har en god og lang efter smag

This bottle is very nice and the label amazing, beautiful with handwrite numbers.

The coulor of the rum is very nice. It's a easy smooth rum to drink. I smell some smook and sweet.

I taste some bitter, woody and sweetnes.

Ok rum to sipp on.


Well, it is National Rum Day here in the states and I thought that I'd bring out the best. I am very fortunate & grateful to own these terrific bottles. Opthimus 21 is lighter in color than Paraiso. Nose is sweet with hints of caramel & banana. Nice, lingering finish with caramel notes. More burn on the backend than Paraiso. I sipped both "neat." Opthimus 21 is a terrific rum.

Medium bodied and elegant, slight coffee impressions

This one does not taste bad. The thing is that i prefer my rums with a variaty of tastenotes and no added sugar... this one is just uninteresting!

molasses. sweet rum.
i smell some banana! brandy, dark chocolate, caramel. some smoke.
i taste bitterness, oak, some sharp tones. banana, ester, orangepeel, raisins. a little bit less smooth than the 25.
6/10. although the banana ist something speical!
if you like sweet rums, this is an option for you!

Une vrai réussite pour ce rhum ! Long en bouche, du sucre mais pas trop, des notes de fruits mûre, caramel, une fraîcheur presque mentholée ! Vraiment top !

Great sipping rum. Sweeter than the 15 or the 18 yo. i like it

Here we have a complex rum. Very smooth nose. A bit sweet but very tasty. A nice long aftertaste. Will recommend it any day!

And a little more tasty then the 15-year old... And not as "chemical" :)

Guter Rum, schmeckt mild und komplex, nicht allzu süss. Im Glas entfaltet er viele Aromen, Holz, Karamell, Vanille und Kaffee, im Mund sind diese Nuancen ebenfalls zu spüren. Der Preis leider ist im Vergleich mit anderen Mitbewerbern etwas zu hoch.

Excellent rhum de chez oliver et oliver.rhum complexe et vanille toffee ressortent avec un tres leger gout de boisè, tres fin et parfaitement amene.note 8.9.
Dans mon top 6 .explosion de saveurs...

Deze heerlijke rum van de Dominicaanse Republiek heeft een 'echte' rumsmaak van karamel, hout en vanille met een weinig alcohol in de nasmaak. Lekker zacht om puur te drinken. Beetje prijzig en de 25 y/o is een stuk beter.

Jongere broertje bevat veel toegevoegd suiker. Jammer punt minder.


This rum really went down easy. I guess that's because it's only 38%abv.

Has a sweet honey nose, with just a hint of bourbon and oak. Taste is also nicely sweet, with a hint of caramel. Not quite as good as the Opthimus 25 imho, but a very good rum.

... von einem Rum. Lässt sich sehr schwer in Worte fassen, darum lass ich es besser.

En noget bedre rom end lillebroderen på 15 år. Mange flere smage og dufte. Flot gylden mørk farve.

semplicemente bellissimo, amabile completo raffinato non alcolico al naso