El Dorado 12 Años

Demerara Distillers (Rum)

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The El Dorado 12 Años (£25.60): a Golden produced by Demerara Distillers from Guyana with an alcoholic content of 40%.
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El Dorado 12 Year Old is a blend of select aged rums, all of which are at least 12 years old. Demerara Distillers Limited has over 300 years of experience in rum production. Drinking this rum is like sipping on a page out of a history book.

Located on the banks of the Demerara River in Guyana, this Caribbean rum is made using sugar cane cultivated along the banks of the same river. Once this local sugar cane is harvested and turned into molasses, it is then fermented and distilled before being left to age in old bourbon oak casks. Demerara Distillers Limited continues to operate using original stills from the 18th and 19th centuries, something that other rum producers cannot compete with.

El Dorado rums are very smooth and complex. It takes patience to allow a rum to age slowly. This process adds dimension and depth to create a lush, full-bodied rum that is both elegant and dry. Enjoy this cask aged, gold medal winning rum straight, on the rocks, or mixed in any classic cocktail. If you want to enjoy this rum with a meal, pair it with heavily sauced or acidic dishes, to cut through the sweetness of the rum. It is best at the end of a meal, though, with some chocolate to bring out the hidden notes of this spectacular rum.

Technical sheet · El Dorado 12 Años

Category:Rum (Spirits)
Producer: Demerara Distillers
Volume: 70cl
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: Guyana
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
Type Of Rum: Golden

Description · Demerara Distillers

El Dorado 12 Años


  • View: El Dorado 12 Años has an intense color.

  • Nose: Aromas genuine.

  • Palate: This rum has been awarded several times as the best rum in the Caribbean. Granted the seal of approval in the International Spirits Challenge in London in 1998, the Eldorado Rum 12 years was assigned 95 of the 100 points possible in the Beverage Tasting Institute of Chicago and awarded the gold medal.

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Demerara Distillers

The story of rum in Guyana started in the 1640’s with the introduction of sugar cane by the early European settlers. However, the Demerara Rum production was only laid down when distilling was introduced into the new territories by the British in the 1650s. From the launch of the El Dorado range...

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El Dorado 12 Años

Winner in the premium rum category from a list of 40 rums in the annual rum tasting competition organized by the Caribbean Week Newspaper for the third time in the six years the competition has been running.
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Excellent rum. One of the best I've tasted.
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Posted on at 12.26


not tasted
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Posted on at 09.01


One of the best rums available for the price
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Posted on at 10.59


El Dorado Finest Demerara 12 Year old

- The Demerara twelve years old is one of the premium rums with a superb colour, smooth taste and full fragrant aroma.
- The twelve years old rum has been judged the number 1 rum in the premium...
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Posted on at 13.17


Kleur: GoudNeus: Zoete aroma's, van honing, tropisch fruit en suikerSmaak: Aangename smaak, met toffee, eikenhout en suiker. Lange, droge afdronk
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Posted on at 08.28


Rhum very aromatic and amabillissimo rich fruit scents that mask the alcohol content rather important. For this very popular among women. Rum with the best value for money.
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Posted on at 08.33


- Color: El Dorado 12 Años is copper colour.
- Odour: nose with aromas of tropical fruits and spices, with notes of honey and brown sugar.
- Mouth: On the palate it is...
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Posted on at 12.52


TASTING NOTES OF El Dorado Demerara 12 Anys:
- Color: copper.
- Flavour: aromas of tropical fruits and spices, with hints of honey and brown sugar.
- Taste: the soft-bodied, full of rich fruit...
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TASTING NOTES OF El Dorado 12 Añoñs:
- Color: dark amber.
- Flavour: rich aromas of tropical fruits and spices, with hints of honey and brown sugar.
- Taste: round, has a soft-bodied, full of rich...
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