Barbados is generally considered the birthplace of rum dating back to 1651 where the first recorded written usage of the word Rum Bullion appears. Mount Gay is perhaps the most famous of the islands distillers making a world class rum in a dark rich style.
Mount Gay Extra Old Barbados Rum 81.5 pts A Review by Chip Dykstra (Aka Arctic Wolf) The Rum Howler Blog (and now Whistky Too!) In the Bottle (4.5/5) I love the bottle and cardboard container. A little history and a little ambiance before serving my friends. The bottle is corked to keep the rum from evaporating if you want to slowly sip it over time. In the Glass (9.0/10) A nice rich semi dark liquid. A smell of toasted hazelnut and dark molasses. A slightly … more