No age statement
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: 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.
Sampled on 25/07/2014
Clear, golden amber.
Pungent, creamy vanilla/toffee and dried apricot with aggressive black pepper, faint peppermint and citrus.
Dry palate with flavours of black pepper, caramel and butterscotch predominating over citrus zest, cooked fruit, vanilla, ginger and spearmint.
Bitter toffee and citrus linger on the dry finish with faint smokiness.