Mount Gay Eclipse Barbados Rum

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 9 501007 100508
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Mount Gay Eclipse Rum

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

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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