El Dorado 8 Year Old Rum



Grower: Demerara Distillers
Style: Smooth / Mellow
Country: Guyana
Appellation: Demerara
Spirit Type: 8 Year Old Rum
Alcohol: 40% ABV
Closure: CORK
Bottle Size: 70cl

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Dark amber in colour. The bouquet shows orange, lemon and grapefruit peels, stewed rhubarb and pear with a hint of vanilla., currants, raisins, dates, quince. Cinnamon, tea, brazil nuts and charred wood overlaying a background molasses characteristic. Ripe bananas, candied orange, all spice, ginger bread. The finish is smooth and mellow. Fades away cleanly leaving a citrus, nutty finish. Long, smoky fruit, light spicy notes, great depth.

The El Dorado range of rums, often referred to as the "Liquid Gold of Guyana", are outstanding examples of the Demerara style. The distillery has the facilities to produce every type of rum and has assured supplies of its basic raw material, molasses, from locally-grown sugar-cane. Its distilleries are entirely self-sufficient, with their own capability for steam and electricity generation, water supplies, water treatment, quality control and process laboratories. As well as the most up-to-date distillation equipment, Demerara Distillers possesses a wealth of traditional expertise, with old-style Demerara pot stills, and patent rum and alcohol stills. The last fully operating rectangular wooden Coffey still in the Western world continues to be used for the production of the companies finest spirits.



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