El Dorado 5 Year Cask Aged Rum
Demerara County (in Guyana) is popular across the world for its rich, three hundred year history of rum production. Using a combination of old wooden stills in conjunction with modern stills and distilling techniques, Demerara Distillers Ltd. (DDL) has built a reputation for outstanding quality and consistent production. DDL is the currently the largest supplier of bulk Caribbean rums to Europe and North America.
Here is an excerpt from my review:
“….instead of tasting like a typically sweet South American Rum, this has more of a Caribbean Island flavour profile with a hint of mildly bitter tobacco resting under the flavours and spices. I taste toasted notes of spicy oak, dry fruits (dates, figs and coconut), as well as a caramelized brown sugar. Although the rum is buttery, it is also slightly dry with a tea like flavour that asserts itself with the dryness…”
You can read the full review here: Review: El Dorado 5 Yr Cask Aged Rum.
As usual I have provided a nice cocktail of my own creation with the Review.