Category: Naval Rum
Product of: Guyana
Skipper is a full-bodied, dark Demmerera molasses-based rum blended from seven rums, made and aged (for at least 3 years in ex-bourbon casks) at Guyana’s Diamond Distillery. Two of the rums used are made using the distillery’s famous wooden stills (the Port Mourant pot and Enmore Coffey stills).
Sampled on 25/09/2012
Clear, deep mahogany with burgundy red and gold highlights.
Pungent molasses and burnt fruit cake, raisins, vanilla and mocha coffee.
Brawny, bittersweet, slightly burnt palate with crème brûlée, thick molasses, liquorice and hot spice.
Lingering molasses, dark berry fruit, woody liquorice and clove spice. A proper Demerara ‘dark’ rum with huge character and attitude.
Barcode UPC: 5 018944 000012
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap