Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum

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Product Information

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Mount Gay Black Barrel

Produced by: Mount Gay Rum Distilleries Ltd
Owned by: Rémy Cointreau
UK consumer PR by: Sidhu & Simon Communications
UK trade PR by: Sidhu & Simon Communications
International trade PR by: Blackbird PR
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alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Barbados Barbados

So named as this is the only Mount Gay rum finished in charred bourbon oak barrels after blending. Black Barrel is made from sugar cane molasses column and pot still rums and has a higher proportion of pot still than other Mount Gay rums. Released April 2013.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 21/04/2013

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma:

Black pepper and clove spice with slightly burnt sultana, passion fruit and roasted almond.

Taste:

Clove, cinnamon and black pepper spice dominate a toasty, lightly vanilla palate.

Aftertaste:

Long spicy finish with lingering cinnamon.

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