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Mount Gay 1703 Old Cask Selection Rum 70 cl

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That means the island has lots of underground water, a key element in what makes Mount Gay unique and why the British decided to focus sugarcane and rum production here in the 17th century. Hints of wood are kept in the background so this sweet rum with flavours of pear, apricot and caramel delivers. It’s bottled at 43% ABV and said to be a blend of rum aged from two to seven years in American whiskey casks.

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He was also one of the most influential voices of his time to speak out against the institution of slavery. For over three hundred years, the distinct and pure character of Mount Gay rums has come from distillation in traditional column and copper pot stills. In addition, while there used to be nearly 40 sugarcane refineries on the island, only one remains active today.

This is the top rum from one of the oldest distilleries in the world, Mount Gay (outside of their specials). Mount Gay has been closely linked to the world of sailing for decades, as symbolized by its red (often worn-out pink) logo-bearing hat.

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After resting in a combination of American whiskey, bourbon and Cognac casks, it's then blended and bottled at 43% ABV. Small batches of the column still distilled rum have been aged for six years in Madeira casks, imparting plenty of honeyed orchard fruit notes to the rum from Barbados. The company produces a variety of rums, including Mount Gay Eclipse, Mount Gay Extra Old, Mount Gay XO, and Mount Gay Black Barrel.Until recently they had a 50% ABV Black Label rum as well but they discontinued that in favour of Black Barrel.

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