Gosling's Family Reserve Old Rum°

Gosling's

Family Reserve Old Rum°

(0.75l, 40%)


9.1/10
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$95.99
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Release the secret.
 
The story of the Gosling's Rum dates back to 1806 when James Gosling, who was sent out to the sea by his father, heading towards Virginia, with 10.000 pounds Sterling worth of wines and spirits. After 91 days the charter on the ship Mercury ran out and James had to settle on Bermuda, where he opened a wine and spirits shop.

James Gosling returned to England in 1824 to open a shop with his brother Ambrose, a shop the Goslings maintain to this day. Their first Rum was produced decades later, in 1863, called the Black Seal - a Rum that is synonymous with Bermuda, where it's produced. Today, the 7th generation Goslings lead the family business, in Bermuda, and are the largest exporter of any Bermuda made product, as well as the only company that blends and bottles on said island.

After 156 years Malcolm Gosling, the family's patriarch decided to let the old family secret out of the barrel and share it with the Rum-iverse. Gosling's Family Reserve Rum is created from the same blend of ingredients as their Black Seal, but aged longer in ex-Bourbon Oak barrels. The Family Reserve Rum is made in very small batches and is bottled as was used to be over a 100 year ago - in Champagne bottles and sealed with wax .

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  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    Bermuda
  • Country
    Bermuda
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
    Gosling's Rum
  • Bottler
    Gosling's Brothers Ltd
  • Age
    NAS

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dried fruit
spicy
tobacco
plums
citrus
cherry
oily
caramel
vanilla
What does Gosling's Family Reserve Old Rum° taste like?

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Rum is why we measure alcohol proof. To make sure Rum wasn’t watered down, it had to be ‘proven’ by soaking gunpowder with it. If it was ‘overproof’ (higher than 57.15 % vol.), then the gunpowder would ignite, if it wouldn’t, it was ‘underproof’.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep amber dark brown.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Semi-sweet caramel, vanilla, oak, dried fruit and black tea. Hints of tobacco, plum and citrus.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Sweet, heavy, tastes of wood, cherries, aged fruit and spice. Oily big molasses.
 
Finish
Slow, mellow and lingering. Hints of flavors reserved for Cognac. 

Comment
Due to the age and complexity the Family Reserve is quite Cognac-like. Very sip-able.
Ratings & Reviews
gregory
gregory,
I love this rum, but it’s nothing new, been out for years!
Jan
Jan,
Amazingly good
Leslie
Leslie,
I lOVE THIS RUM!!!! So smooth, felt like drinking cognac.
Jon
Jon,
Excellent
anonymous
anonymous,
Love it
anonymous
anonymous,
Nice well balanced rum!
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