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El Dorado Rare Selection

EL Dorado Rare SelectionOn the 14th January 2016 Demerara Distillers Limited announced their first foray into the world of Cask Strength bottlings.  Except they didn’t, well not directly anyway.

As of today (15th January 2016) the only place you will readily find information relating to these releases in any kind of “official” capacity is on the Velier website.  Yes I know its in Italian.  So here is a translation (it’s not perfect but you should get the general message) Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

El Dorado Cask Aged 3 Years Demerara Rum

El Dorado 3 Year Demerara White Rum review by the fat rum pirateAn El Dorado Demerara White Rum aged for at least 3 years in oak casks, then double filtered through natural charcoal to remove the colour.  This pretty much rounds off my El Dorado collection.  The 3,5,12,15 and 21 have now been reviewed.  Time will tell if any of the Single Cask, Spiced or Overproof offerings ever get a review.  Time and Geography anyway as if I could actually get certain El Dorado rums I wouldn’t hesitate….. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

El Dorado Cask Aged 8 Years Demerara Rum

El Dorado 8 Year rum review by the fat rum pirateI do enjoy reading other people’s rum reviews.  Unfortunately I feel many reviewers take a very lazy approach to the reviews, often quoting in full, the notes on the bottle or the companies website.  This can lead to very generic and to be honest quite boring review.  It adds padding to the review but little else. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

El Dorado 15 Year Old Finest Demerara Rum – Special Reserve

El Dorado 15 Year Old Rum Review the fat rum pirate

EL Dorado 15 Rum Review

By luck rather than judgement (very questionable if you read my El Dorado 12 review) the “Special Reserve” became the first El Dorado rum I ever tried.  Having just received an expensive consignment of rum I happened to stroll into a well known discount store (Aldi) in a not so well known seaside town (Seaham Harbour).  I found on their shelves El Dorado 8 Year Old.  Obviously I immediately picked up a bottle and strode to the counter……… Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

El Dorado 12 Year Old Demerara Rum

El Dorado 12 Year Oldimage

For some reason I find myself wandering towards my rum cabinet saying “Elll Doooraaado” in a terrible Scottish accent.  This is no reflection on El Dorado Rums, which are excellent.  It is due to a longstanding advertisement campaign, by the BBC to promote a very shortstanding  soap opera set in sunny Spain called Eldorado. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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