Bacardi Ocho Anos (8 year old) Gran Reserva Rum

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Barcode UPC: 5 010677 104005
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Barcode UPC: 5 010677 105651
Bottle Size: 700 ml

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 8 years

Product of: Product of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

For many years the preserve only of the Bacardi family, Bacardi 8-Year-Old was first released with a sherry oak finish, as a very limited edition, in 1995 for sale to Cigar Aficionado magazine subscribers. Bottled in a Baccarat crystal decanter it commanded a $400 price tag.
Noting the success of this commemorative release, Bacardi launched this well-regarded 8-year-old variant in late 1996, without the sherry oak finish, Baccarat crystal decanter or the collector's only price tag.

In 2015, as part of a re-branding of the Bacardi range, the name was changed to Bacardi Ocho after the Spanish word for the number eight.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 03/02/2016


Clear, coppery golden with bright copper highlights.


Not quite ripe apricot/dried apricot, boatyard varnish, buttery oak/cedar cigar box lining, banana leaf, caramel, orange marmalade, chocolate and espresso coffee.


Medium-bodied. Demerara sugar, apricot marmalade, buttery oak, zesty orange and gingerbread with mocha coffee, prune rich fruitcake, overripe banana, butterscotch, vanilla and nutmeg spice.


Burst of zesty vanilla chocolate orange immediately after swallowing with lingering buttery oak, vanilla and chocolaty mocha coffee, tart apricot and zesty orange.


Very complex and elegant with sweet orange marmalade, apricot jam and rich vanilla balancing dry buttery oak, zesty orange, espresso coffee, dark chocolate and nutmeg spice.

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