Mount Gay Barbados Golden Rum, Black Barrel Double Cask Blend, 70cl

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Mount Gay Barbados Golden Rum, Black Barrel Double Cask Blend, 70cl

Mount Gay Barbados Golden Rum, Black Barrel Double Cask Blend, 70cl

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When drinking straight, the flavor was quite smooth and somewhat sweet with a smokiness that reminded me of the whiskeys I generally drink and I enjoyed it, but there is a LOT of burn after that I wasn't expecting. On the palate showcases overripe fruit, baked banana and light tropical fruit with more oak presence and tobacco.

These cookies are needed for essential functions such as signing in, storing products in your trolley and making payments. A blend of rums distilled in copper pot and column stills, matured in American whiskey casks and finished in charred Bourbon casks. Can’t really score the pricing given I don’t know for how much it’s sold on the island, but all rum in Barbados is more than reasonable so I’ll go with that.

You could also try it with iced tea, not that Lipton's made up stuff, knock it together yourself and add a shot of rum. Molasses based, blend of column and pot still distillates aged between 2 and 7 years in the tropics in ex-American Whiskey casks and finished for four weeks in heavily charred ex-Bourbon casks. This may affect nutrition and allergen information therefore you should always check product labels and not rely solely on the information presented here.

com shall not be liable for incidental or consequential damages or expenses, including but not limited to lost profits or other economic or commercial losses. Distillery Facts: Mount Gay was originally owned by John Sober - who inherited a small distillery at the top of Mount Gilboa in the St. Although it is made from single column and double pot distilled rum, just like other Mount Gay rums, Black Barrel uses a higher proportion of double pot distillates. Mount Gay Black Barrel is crafted from a blend of intense and aromatic rums, distilled in traditional copper pot and column stills, matured between 3 to 7 years in American whiskey casks, and finished for 6 months in deeply charred Bourbon casks. Definitely now one of my favourite rums, it’s not too sweet, being nicely balanced and smooth drinking.I don't have much to compare it to which is why I have not given it 5 stars but it was quite pleasant to drink but more noticeable was the pleasant lingering after taste. Vanilla and passion fruit again, apricot, green tea, ripe bananas with a touch of green chilies and basil. Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. I'm used to drinking rum as a mixer with coke when I'm out, the standard much sweeter, lower alcohol content ones. In the event of any safety concerns or for any other information about a product please carefully read any instructions provided on the label or packaging and contact the manufacturer.

Mount Gay, one of the rum producers in Barbados, and arguably the oldest running distillery in the world, has recently updated its core range. It may not be reproduced in any way whatsoever without Ocado Limited's prior consent, nor without due acknowledgement. The latest from Master Blender Allen Smith, Black Barrel is a small batch, handcrafted blend made of matured double pot distillates and aged column distillates.Released in the UK in 2014, the Mount Gay Black Barrel rum is made from single column and double pot distilled rum, though using a higher proportion of double pot distillates than their other expressions. Wes from The Fat Rum Pirate has already compared the XOs in his review so I decided to have a look at the Black Barrels. Molasses based, blend of column and pot still distillates with more pot still component than its predecessor and aged for a bit longer – the rum’s age ranging from 3 to 7 years old in the tropics in ex-American Whiskey casks. It's been painful to watch the likes of gin and vodka being raved about so much, whisky is always at the top of the tree and yet rum seems to be the poor relation within the spirit family.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. I guess I expected it to have more of a strong rum flavour but as others have said it almost tastes like a whiskey (to an untrained palette at least) but I guess that is darker rums. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Mount Gay is known as, arguably, the oldest running rum distillery in the world with a deed stating that distillation took place on their site since 1703. If you are looking for a specific bottle requirement it is recommended that you verify with us before making a purchase.

Mount Gay Black Barrel was actually featured in one of my older reviews (1 year and a half ago), also a “vs” between XO and BB, so it will be interesting to see how my palate evolved since. Now it is owned by Rémy Cointreau and, benefiting greatly from this company’s wide distribution network, Mount Gay Rum has become very popular all around the world.

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