Mount Gay Eclipse
  • Category Rum
  • Country Barbados
  • Region Caribbean
  • Distillery Mount Gay
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gold Rum
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • floral
  • banana
  • vanilla sweetness
  • apricot
  • fruit
  • honey
  • lemon
  • bitter
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Mount Gay

Eclipse (0.75l, 40%)
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The total eclipse of Rum.
 
The story of Mount Gay Rum begins in the year 1703, on the Caribbean island of Barbados, when John Sober (seriously...), inherited a distillery, and invited Sir John Gay to help manage it. Sir John Gay jumped at the opportunity to give the Barbadians something special. He refined the production process and began producing noticeably superior product that has survived to this day. Mount Gay is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, Rum brands in the World.
 
Mount Gay Eclipse is the measure used by Master Distiller Allen Smith to judge all other Mount Gay products. This is surely a testament to its greatness. It was named after the "double phenomenon" that took place when a solar eclipse occurred at the same time as Halley’s comet passed earth in 1910. The flavors capture its island home, with a thick sweetness and rich fruity tang throughout. It rounds off well with a mouth watering spicy kick.
 
  • Category Rum
  • Country Barbados
  • Region Caribbean
  • Distillery Mount Gay
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gold Rum
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appereance / Color
Golden amber
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell 
A real fruit bomb full of banana, apricot and some floral notes with hints of vanilla.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Some smokiness that comes from the oak barrels, with fruitiness and some spices.
 
Finish
A warm spicy with finish.
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  • spicy
  • floral
  • banana
  • vanilla sweetness
  • apricot
  • fruit
  • honey
  • lemon
  • bitter
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
It is often misunderstood that the little red star on the image of the island on Mount Gay Rum's original bottle represents the location of the distilleries, but in fact, it symbolizes the capital of Barbados, Bridgetown. The distilleries are actually in the northern part of the island.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
It is often misunderstood that the little red star on the image of the island on Mount Gay Rum's original bottle represents the location of the distilleries, but in fact, it symbolizes the capital of Barbados, Bridgetown. The distilleries are actually in the northern part of the island.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
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