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Mount Gay Eclipse rum

Mount Gay Eclipse

Barbados | Gold

Mount Gay Eclipse rum is produced from molasses that is double distilled and aged up to 2 years in white Kentucky oak ex bourbon barrels.

Mount Gay is the oldest existing rum brand in the world, with it's oldest surviving deed being from 1703. The company developed the use of traditional double copper pot stills, a process that has been in continuous use by Mount Gay ever since its founding. The company's namesake Sir John Gay Alleyne was a good friend of John Sober who purchased the then Mount Gilboa distilleries in 1747.

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Tasty, but not quite great

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Posted 3 days ago by lholz13 from United States with 27 ratings

A great deal! Truly versatile. Recommended as an everyday (within reason) drinker and perfect entry level rum.

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Posted 15 days ago by RanDanTBC (PREMIUM) from United Kingdom with 9 ratings

Bought in supermarket, would buy again but wouldn't actively look for it. Smooth enough for a and didn't have any sharp aftertaste.

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Posted 23 days ago by Pbraunsc from United States with 16 ratings

This will due in a pinch for on the rocks imbibing. Not something i would let my friends drink unless as a mixer with juice or cola.

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Posted 28 days ago by Sock from Netherlands with 15 ratings

this one got me into rum! nothing special but the first time i had tasted it i knew this would be my favourite spirit

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Posted 1 month ago by Corneliusl from Norway with 17 ratings

This is an ok rum. Not great for sipping, but can be put to use in a tiki drink or two.

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Posted 1 month ago by soul7lt from United States with 1 rating

its not bad, pretty doable, i would get it again...

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Posted 1 month ago by Polish pirate from Poland with 17 ratings

Słabo!!! Tani ale co z tego .. nic tam nie ma . Wali spirytem... Nie warto w sumie bo są tańsze na tym poziomie

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Posted 2 months ago by BigChief17 (TASTING CLUB) from United States with 41 ratings

For a true, West Indian rum punch: lime, raw sugar, nutmeg and proprietary additions. This is meant only with affection, and is not a slight at all.

Not a sipper by any stretch, but this is the only rum I want for my homemade concoction.

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Posted 2 months ago by OdysseusUnbound from Canada with 27 ratings

This might not be my first choice for a sipping rum, yet it's perfectly fine on the rocks. It works well in a variety of cocktails too. There's vanilla, banana, a bit of oak, and a general "rumminess" but nothing jumps out at you. Bonus points for being an honest, unadulterated rum.

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Posted 2 months ago by Ravanagh from Australia with 22 ratings

The best thing that can be said about this rum is: it’ll help you forget your troubles!

As for the taste ... not good, not bad. Very middle of the road.

But if you’re travelling the Caribbean from your arm-chair, tumbler in hand, you’ll want to make a stop in Barbados.

I’m glad I went there, and perhaps I’ve been a bit hard on it, but I won’t be going back — there are just too many other exciting destinations out there for us intrepid drinkers!