Mount Gay Eclipse Barbados Rum

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alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of Barbados Barbados

The flagship brand of Mount Gay, originally launched and named after the 1910 concurrence of a total solar eclipse and the passage of Halley’s comet. Distilled from molasses using both column and pot still rums. These two different distillates are blended before being aged in ex-bourbon barrels.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 25/07/2014

Appearance

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma

Pungent, creamy vanilla/toffee and dried apricot with aggressive black pepper, faint peppermint and citrus.

Taste

Dry palate with flavours of black pepper, caramel and butterscotch predominating over citrus zest, cooked fruit, vanilla, ginger and spearmint.

Aftertaste

Bitter toffee and citrus linger on the dry finish with faint smokiness.

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