A rare blend …A toast to 50 years as an independent nation


As Guyana prepares to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, a special edition of the Eldorado Rum was unveiled at the launch of the “Eldorado Anniversary Edition” at the Demerara Distillers Limited Diamond Complex, Plantation Diamond, East Bank Demerara on Monday.

In celebration of this event, stakeholders, members of the Diplomatic corp., ministers of the government along with the President, David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo were all present.

This anniversary Special Edition is a blend of rums that has been specially aged in oak casks for up to half a century. Its special release marks Guyana’s Golden Jubilee, and is the El Dorado toast to 50 years of an independent nation hood.

This quality, however, is created by specialists who dedicated years into mastering their trade to produce such an outstanding product. These masters include Shaun Caleb, Master distiller and Sharon Sue-Hang, Master Blender.

Only 600 of this special blend are up for sale at an astonishing $500,000 plus VAT. The bottle has an 18-karat gold signature seal.

INews photographer, Carl Croker,  was at the launch and captured the following scenes:



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