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750ml Bottle
Nice lacing on the glass. Smell is mildly sweet and alcohol. The taste is not too sweet, but not too hot like whiskey. Very easy to sip on ice. A little bit of vanilla, a little bit of smoke. Very well balanced. I'll keep a bottle around for an occasional drink. Goes well with a mild cigar.


Süss, aber nicht zu süss mit passender Würze. Frucht, Vanille, Karamell, Spuren von Holz. Lecker auf der Zunge und auch im (sehr langen) Abgang. Absolut ausgewogener und raffinierter Rum, super Balance! Kaufempfehlung

Bartender recommended this for me yesterday. I liked it, not overly sweet and felt a little bit more 'mature'. Hints of dark fruits, apple, caramel, nuts, oak, vanilla. I usually don't smoke cigars but I had a Padron to this rum and as expected it was a very pleasant combination.

Strong 7/10.

I like the armor. A hint of vanilla and oak, it finishes like a bourbon, It would go great with a mild cigar

Colour light.
Smell ok.
Taste ok.
Aftertaste is good.
Rum calender no 7.

Sweet and smooth aromas of fruit, caramel, vanilla and a bit of oak. A very pleasant aroma.

In mouth you get some bite from the alcohol and sweet flavours of fruit and dark chocolate. You also get some oak and spice. This rum is sweet but not to sweet.

The finish is a bit harsh and quite long with sweetness and oak. A little bit too much oak and spice for my taste but still a very good rum.

Lecker Rum
Hat mit positiv überrascht!!!
Werde ihn weiter genießen!!!

This was a great rum, I'm not big in words when it comes to describing rums, but I'm trying to learn ;-)

Scent of leather, sugar cane honey, figs, Vietnamese cinnamon, vanilla, beeswax and saffron

Taste: Subtle and complex at the same time. With a certain initial sweetness on the entrance, it grows up and dries up to a beautiful dry complexity with dried dark fruit, spices, cinnamon, leather, vanilla, oak charcoal, and leather pale touches of sweetness and base of sugar cane complex and deeply sophisticated.

Aroma brings mollases and tea. Taste is at first shaded by alcohol biteness later there are hints of oak and dried fruit. Finish is bitter and longlasting with tones of bourbon. Overally not bad, but character seems to be quite unmatured for 18yo rum.

This is first rum out of 24 box, which is really excellent. Very very long and rounded finnish.
Not so intense on nose, however rich on aromas such as dry apricot, herbs, bit of smoke. Flavour is mainly fruity, withmedium sweetness, very intergrated alcohol. Lots of elegance.

Wow, stands out in a good way. Nose: honey, raisins and plums. Palate: honey, dark chocolate and exotic fruits in a perfect not to sweet harmony. Don Pancho knows his stuff.

Velice sladká vůně, první dojem z chuti také sladký, pak přijde rána v podobě tvrdého, nevyzrálého alkoholu v podstatě bez chuti...

Cannot agree with all those superb ratings: this rum is very sharp in nose and palate, long afterburn too. Strong smell of alcohol. Did I get the wrong bottle or is this rum just highly overrated?

Fornuftig rom. God duft, med mange nuancer. Smagen er forholdsvis moden og mild, men med en fin lang eftersmag.

Voici un ron, issu d'un blend, qui n'a, apparemment, subi aucun ajout. De plus, il est passé dans des fûts de chêne américain en provenance du Kentucky. C'est très prometteur :)

Au nez, je perçois des notes de caramel, de café, avec des notes plus boisées, plus sèches,
En bouche, c'est assez vif, boisé. Les notes de caramel sont aussi au rendez-vous,
Enfin, il présente une belle longueur, plus sèche, sur le chocolat amer,

Un ron qui me semble bien équilibré et pas trop sucré,

Note : 70/100
Merci à 1423 Wolrd Class Spirits et son calendrier de l'Avent :)

Rigtig fin rom med god duft og smag. Eftersmagen er god og lang.


Ikke for sød og ikke for sprittet. Dufter virkelig kompleks, der er mange nuancer. God eftersmag

Jemný, hřejivý, docela dost "zakulacená" chuť se stopami vanilky a karamelu, vůně překvapivě nepříliš výrazná. Je to docela dobrý kousek, ale od 18-ti letého bych čekal více. Při docela vysoké ceně vychází poměr cena / výkon ne až tak příznivě a určitě bych dal přednost jiným.

Doftar av torkad frukt. Väldigt mild och god smak. Vanilj. Lång eftersmak.

Bedre end så mange andre, men heller ikke helt i top. Duft af blandt andet honning, men smagen starter lidt sprittet, for derefter at gå over i lidt kardemomme, men varmen fra spritten forsætter ned i maven og eftersmagen dør hurtigt ud. Kan drikkes, men prisen er pebret, i forhold til det man får. 7. December i romkalenderen 2017

Meget lækker rom med god smag og duft. God eftersmag.

Sugar: Estimated at 15 GPL. This is a really easy rum to sip if you like whiskey as it has a strong burn to it. Vanilla, charred wood, toffee, some spices and a touch of fruit like figs and a trace of orange. Well balanced rum which mellows with a drop of water. Actually you need a bit in it to cut the burn down. Giving this a rating of 8 to leave room for rating the older 30 year version of this rum.

This rum is so smooth. Made by Carlos Esquivel and master blender Don Pancho himself. Most people will prefer this over his 30 year old rum, which for me personally is just as good or maybe even better. I am not going to bore you with the taste and smells etc, that you will have to find out for yourself! Trust me, go out and get one!