Mount Gay Eclipse

$19.99

This product is available in: CA, CT, DC, FL, IL, MD, NE, NH, NJ, NY, ND, TX, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof80 (40% ABV)
Double-distilled from molasses using a traditional column and double retort pot still, this crisp and aromatic Barbados rum is aged in American charred ex-whiskey barrels before being bottled at 80 proof.

This product is available in: CA, CT, DC, FL, IL, MD, NE, NH, NJ, NY, ND, TX, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Notes

Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

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About Mount Gay Eclipse

Mount Gay Distillery is located in Barbados. The brand dates all the way back to 1703 and is said to be one of the oldest rum houses in the world. The distillery, initially named Mount Gilboa, was renamed at the turn of the 19th century, adopting distillery manager Sir John Gay Alleyne’s namesake.

Today the distillery produces high-quality rum using the best ingredients, which includes coral-filtered water, a combination of naturally-occurring yeast and their proprietary strain. They employ a combination of pot and column stills, blending together the intense aromas and flavors of the first with the smoothness of the second. Over the past 4 decades, they have had 4 Master Blenders, the current one being Trudiann Branker. The spirit matures in American Whiskey, Bourbon, and Cognac oak casks, with others being brought in for various special editions. Mount Gay is home to the largest stock of aged rum in Barbados.

Mount Gay Eclipse is a showcase of their signature style. Crisp and aromatic, it's built on the body and aroma that Master Blender Trudiann Branker builds their expressions on. Named after the solar eclipse and the passing of Halley's comet in 1910, the Barbados rum is crafted with molasses that ferment for 3 days using in-house yeast, then distilled twice using a traditional column and double retort pot still, and aged in American charred ex-whiskey barrels.

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About Rum

Rum history allegedly started in the Carribiens in the 17th century when they started to ferment and distill molasses, a byproduct of sugar production. Most of the Rum is aged in oak or ex-wine casks, giving its color and flavor.


We distinguish between 4 different Rum categories, where white or unaged rum is mainly used in cocktails, while dark, spiced, and añejo (aged) rum are mostly enjoyed neat.


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