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I was gifted this nice bottle by my Ride-Or-Die Chick and had been looking forward to trying it for some time. In the glass, the alcohol scent is present but flows nicely with the molasses and cola aroma. At first taste, you get rich dark fruit followed by a noticeable but mellow oak flavor. Smooth on the back end with a good heat in the chest. A delicious thing that can only be enjoyed in small doses due to its heaviness, very much like my Ride-Or-Die Chick.
Sugar: 41to 45 gpl. This is a fantastic rum. Great aroma of brown sugar, Christmas cake, Cedar or fresh cut Oak dipped in Vanilla. Take a couple long sniffs before you even taste this rum to savour the aroma. Similar in sweetness to the 20 year old but the smell and taste of this one is just that much better. No burn on entry, smooth and soft on the palate followed up with some nice long lasting heat but no burn. A fantastic sipping rum. Don't even dare to mix this with anything. This rum is about $20 USD more than the 20 year version, but in my opinion it's well worth the extra money. If you liked the 20 year old vintage, you will love this one. Get 2 bottles. You won't regret it.
My first review on this site (like the site 😃). I'm a fairly inexperienced rum drinker, especially when it comes to the more expensive bottle. This Centenario 25 is the most expensive I ever bought but fell in love with it, truly a very nice and smooth rum. It's easy to drink and has a great smell to it, enjoy smelling the cork, it's awesome.
Think I finished this bottle way too soon 😃
I think Centenario 20, 25 and 30 year is some very good rums, but this one must be the best for the price. it has a dark golden color, and is very enjoyable to sid down and smell to. The nose offers notes as caramel, vanilla and hints of chocolate and nuts. The palate is also very enjoyable and easy to drink, and there I find notes as vanilla, caramel and oak that ends up with molasses. The aftertaste is long and sweet!
If you are ready to move to a sweeter rum than the richly-spice, perhaps perfectly-balanced Ron Zacapa 23, then Ron Centenario 25 is the ideal choice. The 25's sweetness borders on the syrupy. Yet, there is so much piquant rum-ness present that one merely luxuriates in the extra sugar. I prefer big blooming vanilla rums over those that dry out the spices and merely hint at caramel and fruitcake. My favorite budget rum, Ron Abuelo Anejo, for example is more deply satisfying than Ron Centenario 5. Yet, between 5 and 25 years or whatever the numbers stand for, Ron Centenario 25 transforms itself into one of the most delicious libations on the planet. Although it may be cloyingly sweet for purists, RC 25 conveys the casual drinker to the promised land of rum and honey.
Very smooth. Does not need to breath as compared to the younger Centenario rums. Nice aroma, drinks easily and leaves a nice warm after taste.
This Centenario 25 has a nice amber/gold color which is most probably due to the caramel which is well present with a little touch of vanilla. Alcohol taste is well present at the begining but not too much. The after taste is long and pleasant. Really easy to drink. It will stay most probably a long time in my top 5 ! :-) Enjoy !
Got is a a gift from my father in law. A bit sweet, very smooth. Subtle vanilla and caramel. Drinks easy and is very, very enjoyable. Get one, you won't regret it! Can't wait for my next trip to Costa Rica to replenish my stock.
You have to try this one. Drink it neat! It is a benchmark for so many other.
This is one of the easier drinking rums I've had. It doesn't smell or taste like it's 40% (more like 35-39%). It has a wonderful sweet caramel smell to it, and tastes equally nice too. Sweeter than the Centenario 30 (and even slightly better imho), this is simply an exceptional rum!
Super lækker Rom.
Smagen er fantastisk.
Eftersmagen er lang og behagelig.
I received it as a gift for my birthdayand I must say wow!an excellent rum very smooth great taste awesome flavor pricey but well worth it......highly recommend it.enjoy
On opening, cork with nice sweet/nutty aroma. Thick and heavy on first taste with good heat but very smooth. As sits in glass, gains sweetness but not overly sweet. Enjoyable drink.
Wer alte Zacapas liebt muss unbedingt den Centennario 20, 25 und 30 probieren.
Der 25 jährige hat meiner Ansicht nach das beste PLV mit 70-80 Euro,der 30 jährige ist zwar schöner aufgemacht aber den Mehrpreis kaum wert,nur eine Tick besser.
Ein süsser schwerer Rum mit grosser Aromenvielfalt. Es soll 2017 zu Veränderungen in der Firmenstruktur mit neuen Eigentümern kömmen,ich befürchte ähnliches wie bei Zacapa.Wem dieser Rum schmeckt Der sollte jetzt bunkern.
Sweet, smooth, easy... boring...
...i like the complex pot still types more, so a 7/10 is what i'll strech it to.
Great price, great Rum. Sweet, smooth, little vanilla, some caramel. Beautiful color, great nose. Simple a good Rum for not much $.
Un rhum typique Amérique du Sud, très caramélisé mais qui en fera un excellent digestif, pour les femmes y compris
Full body and long aftertaste! slightly better then the 20 years because of a little bit longer aftertaste and some more body to it. I like!
Bether than centenario 20 and woth the price. Very easy to drink
Nase: Vanille, Karamell und Holznoten.
Beim trinken offenbart er eine würzige Milde.
Noch aromatischer als sein 20-jähriger kleiner Bruder.
I have been waiting six months to try this one, should have opened the bottle sooner.
smoother, a little sweeter, a little, than the 20. One of my top five favorites - I hope to be able to have a bottle on hand all the time.
Vraiment un très bon rhum. Smooth et puissant en même temps.
En helt utrolig dejlig rom, lidt til den søde side, en rigtig dame rom.
En helt utrolig blød og rund rom, men en dejlig eftersmag af karamel.
En rom der skal være en tilbagevendende rom i vores barskab.
Ja, jeg skrev i vores barskab, efter et cruise i Caribien er konen også blevet fast rom drikker.
I get it at an unbelievable price in in Costa Rica. No need to breath, but put in the correct glass. Now you need to breath, sample that aroma several times. Caramel, burnt sugar, chocolate, vanilla, and the list goes on. Long sweat finish. Would give it a 10, but I always hope there is something better out there,