The ageing process is particularly unpredictable in the tropical Caribbean climate, and at Mount Gay, we prefer to talk about maturing. Gay distillery is located can be relied on for cooling the fermenting molasses and dissipating the heat generated. Eclipse is the reference for character, body and aroma by which our Master Blender Allen Smith uses to blend every variety of Mount Gay Rum. Mount Gay Eclipse is absolutely superb value for money. Subtle smokiness imparted by the toasted Kentucky oak barrels in which the rum is aged Body:
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Allen Smith Master Blender - today For over twenty years, Allen Smith has been working on the blending and maturation of our rums. The island of Barbados is formed of coral limestone, a porous stone, which acts as a natural filter for the groundwater deep beneath the island. Ron Abuelo 12 Year Old next post: Distillation 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. Archived from the original on 14 December The company throughout the 20th century was in the hands of the Ward family in the parish of St. In addition, taking a page from Scotch whisky producers, Barbados rum producers, including Mt Gay, have been experimenting with exotic cask finishes maturing their rums for one or more years in casks that previously held other liquids, typically sweet and fortified wines like port.
Kraken Black Spiced Rum. Year Sign up for our latest offers and news. Warm, medium body with a bright finish. Named after the year the distillery was founded it is blended by Mt. About Us About Us. That was technically illegal as the Continental Congress had banned British imports, including rum from Britain's Caribbean colonies.