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The James Gosling family business first produced Gosling Black Seal rum in 1806, and it is now the oldest surviving business on the island of Burmuda.
Gosling 'Black Seal' rum received it's name from the black wax originally used to seal the bottles. It is Bermuda's most widely exported product and considered the nation's national drink.
Tasty, but not quite great
This, along with Plantation Barbados Grande Reserve, is my favorite budget sipping rum. Looks great in the glass with a fairly dark color. Didn't stick out in presentation, taste, or smoothness, but it doesn't need to either. It's a solid sipping rum for a great price.
Like most people, I have this stocked because my wife loves it. Actually a really nice mixer. A bit frothy like Captain Morgan black.
I know that this is the official rum for a Dark and Stormy. Usually pass over this rum in favor of others, but pickings were slim at the store so I gave it a try.
It is great in a Dark and Stormy, but also a decent sipper neat. Used it for rum balls too yum.
This is not the best rum in the barrel but it's not the worst. Not a sipper but good for mixing. I doubt I ever buy a bottle again, but the idea of to try different rums and experience the world.
"Goslings Black Seal rum review by The Ultimate Rum Guide"
"It’s initially sweet like liquorice, there is a little heat and spice in the mix and the finish is long and slightly bitter."
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