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I love to pop the cork on a bottle of Dictador 20 year old and jut smell the aromas wafting upwards. The first you will notice is the strong coffee scent, almost kaluha like that initially greets you. Creamy toffee and banana are interlaced in there as well.
Pouring a glass is a treat with it's dark, rich appearance....swirling the glass produces lovely long legs and more enticing aromas of Coffee, bananas, toffee and tobacco.
A very lovely rum to sip over ice indeed and even mixes very well with coke if you are so inclined.


My son bought this for me for Father's Day (what a great son!). I have never had Dictador Rum before and my first taste I got a rich full flavour of carmel, vanilla and roasted coffee. You don't want to waste this Rum with Pepsi. All this needs is 2 glasses, ice, and my son.
BK


You should say, from its bottle, that it will be very good rum. But that is not true sadly. This rum have a quite good taste, but it longs just a few seconds and it´s gone. That´s a shame, from 20yo rum...


Had in BK. Good. Neat.............................


Got quite excited after tasting it's younger brother (the 12 Y.O.), so I obviously expected too much before sipping this one.
I don't mention that as an introduction to be followed by a comparison between them.
Both are nice and overall qualitative Rums. If you can spend the extra money, go for this one, at least once. It's more classy.
Personally, I wasn't able to justify the price difference.
Promised myself to try the "Insolent" edition and if necessary update both previous reviews...


Wenn Du dran riechst, fällst Du in ein tiefes dunkles Fass,
einfach nur fantastisch ! Nicht für Jedermann !
in der Nase: Holz, Leder, dunkle Schokolade, wie beim 12 Y, nur intensiver.
Im Gaumen wird es dann schon komplexer, dazu kommt Kaffee mit Gewürzen
und überraschenderweise Curry, gewöhnungsbedürftig, aber um so länger der Genuss
umso besser wird dieser Rum.
Mein Favorit an kalten Wintertagen, im Sommer zu deftig.

When you smell it, you fall into a deep dark barrel,
Just fantastic! Not for everyone!
In the nose: wood, leather, dark chocolate, as with the 12 Y, only more intense.
In the palate, it becomes more complex and comes with coffee and spices and surprisingly curry,
Need of getting used to, but the longer the enjoyment the better is this rum.
My favorite on cold winter days, in the summer too hearty.


first of all i was attracted to the bottle. high standard looking rum. sweet caramel and koffee flavors...


From Cartagena. Inside of this black bottle, you can find the history taste of my city. Vanilla from the barrels included


Smooth rum. Very sweet maple finish. One of my go to night caps


Very nice rum, vanilla, honey and cofee. I recommend this rum!


Alkohol: 40 %
Původ: Kolumbie
Ochutnán ve srovnávacím testu s D 12, XO Perpetual a XO Insolent.
Aroma: Hutnější a hřejivější verze přímo srovnávaného Dictador 12 yo. Je tu znatelný ústup kávy a vyznění se nám posouvá k hřejivé kořenitosti. Těžší dřevitost, skořice, čokoláda, kakao. (88 b)
Chuť: Kakao, hřejivost koření, lehce se nám ozve mírná nasládlost, ale jen jemně, suchost převládá. Na jazyku příjemně plný, olejnatý dojem, je zrát, že se jedná o vyzrálý rum. (86 b)
Body: 87
Shrnutí: Příznivcům suchého stylu opět velmi doporučeníhodné.


I was drawn to the name of this rum thinking it might be some gimmick but quickly found out this is some good rum! Just slightly more burn with an ounce less sweetness as El Dorado 21 Year Rum. Great vanilla, smoky, oak, and caramel.


To much caramel and oak for me. Maybe with coke or a lot of ice.


DICTADOR 20. Another bottler I just finish from Cartagena Colombia . I will begin by stating for the record that a wonderful rum like this 20 Year Old SOLERA SYSTEM may easily be drank neat at room temperature this would be my recommendation for anyone who is trying this rum for the first time. Is very complex and is easy to taste the waltnut flavoring if sipped. Very enjoyable.


The Dictador rum's really got there own thing going, and the 20 year is no exception. The nose has a darkish profile with notes of liqourice, oak, coffee and a hint of honey. The palate is medium bodied and unfolds with a nutty expression of the same notes found in the nose. Compared to the 12 year, the taste seems a little more subtle. The smooth, but also slightly bitter, finish lingers for a long time and leaves your mouth coated with an oily feeling. It's ok but the 12 year is better value, and to me also more enjoyable and better balanced.


Distillerie : Destileria Colombiana
Provenance : Colombie

Ce rhum Dictador 20 ans est un rhum dit "traditionnel" qui nous vient de Colombie. Passé les nombreuses médailles qu'il a raflé en 2012 -et sa bouteille au look novateur- il faut dire ce qui est : c'est un Excellent rhum!

Vieillis selon la méthode de la Solera dans des fûts de chêne, il possède une richesse aromatique (certes complexe) hors norme.

Passé sa belle couleur cuivre oranger, on remarque d'entrée une douce odeur de café ; odeur qui reste et qui devient même encore plus forte une fois le verre vide. De la vanille, une odeur discrète de noix, une fraicheur fruitée assez intéressante et plaisante aussi.

En bouche on a l'impression de retrouver la même palette aromatique dans le même ordre, avec toujours ce café assez présent. L'attaque est soyeuse, tres agréable, végétale et finement boisée.

Le finale est long et les fleurs ont la part belle, ainsi qu'une pointe d'agrumes et une légère note fruitée.

Les amateurs du rhum Diplomatico apprécierons chaque gorgée de ce Dictador 20 ans ; il a même ma préférence, et ça ne changera pas tout de suite.


Interesting rum with wallnut taste and smell, nice light aftertaste.


quality but in deep like for the price it should be a tad better. The Kirk & Sweeney 23 year is on par with this for half the price. Don't get me wrong. For the collector and connoisseur this is a must have. It's so smooth on the first sip it's almost like water . . . . and then the bite hits you.


Dictador 20 year old. The starting point for my passion for great Rum. I had always been a whiskey man until my friend popped the cork on a bottle of Dictador 20 on his birthday 10 years ago. Now I search out the limited and tastiest Rums of the world and drive my wife crazy when I don't bat an eye when paying '00's for a great bottle. Price-wise, this is an incredible value, holding it's own alongside rums that are 2 or 3 times more expensive.


Du café tout d'abord, un caramel vanillé assez discret, des notes d'agrumes et même de fruits à coque. Une belle couleur, une belle complexité et une longueur suffisante.
Une très bonne bouteille à mon goût


A very decent rum all round. I've tried a couple of the Dictador rums, and this one is certainly worth the extra money. Recommended.


Well, it's tasty, not very sweet, scented, but, in my humble opinion, overprized...


Za tu cenu si tedy představuju něco úplně jiného. Není špatný, ale v této cenové realci jsou ty správné klenoty jinde.


The closest thing I could describe this as is the kirk and sweeny 18 year.
Very smooth. Caramel on the nose, toffee a little cream soda . Oaky tail.







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