Mount Gay – Black Barrel Rum
A rich and spicy rum from Mount Gay distillery in Barbados, Black Barrel has been finished in in heavily charred ex-bourbon barrels. Bold spices fill the palate, balanced by creamy vanilla, caramel and tropical fruits.
Mount Gay Distilleries
Mount Gay Distilleries Limited is the product of over 3 centuries of knowledge, expertise, and refinement that goes into the process of making Rum.
In the year 1703, on the Caribbean island of Barbados, when John Sober (seriously…), inherited a distillery and invited Sir John Gay to help manage it.
Each Rum is crafted from natural Barbadian ingredients with the input of generations of Rum makers and blenders.
The island of Barbados is essentially a coral limestone, made up of a porous stone which acts as a natural filter for the water deep beneath the island.
This water is triple filtered, yielding some of the purest water. Barbadian sugar is also among some of the finest in the world.
Molasses even came to be known as “Black Gold” because of its high value. Mount Gay Rum produced in traditional double copper pot stills, a distillation method that has been used at Mount Gay Rum for generations.
The Rums are matured in charred, ex-American Whiskey, white oak barrels. Their lineup features a core range of handcrafted Rums, including Mount Gay Silver, Eclipse, Black Barrel, Extra Gold, 1703 Meter Select.