One among grasp blender Trudiann Branker’s first initiatives at Mount Homosexual was the discharge of the restricted version Grasp Blender Assortment Pot Nonetheless Rum, with solely 4,920 bottles. This expression was effectively obtained amongst rum fanatics virtually instantly and earned some notable awards quickly after launch.
The Mount Homosexual Legacy
The distillery for Mount Homosexual has a storied fame for producing effective rum utilizing a set of conventional McMillan and Fragasa double retort copper pot stills — together with extra environment friendly column stills put in a century in the past.
These distillates are artfully mixed with experience to stability their respective finest qualities. The overwhelming majority of Mount Homosexual rums are blends of those two forms of stills, matured in oak barrels within the getting old warehouses on the distillery.
Two distinctive facets of the their legacy manufacturing methods are the indigenous yeasts of Barbados and the availability of recent artesian water from a deep effectively on the property.
A Distinctive Pot Nonetheless Product
This boutique Grasp Blender Assortment pot still-only product was distilled in 2009 and aged for ten years earlier than a second maturation of six months in ex-whiskey casks, emphasizing the wealthy and extra rustic taste profiles of those conventional copper pots compared to the tall column stills.
This isn’t the primary time Mount Homosexual has launched a pure pot nonetheless rum, — and hopefully it received’t be the final. However, it’s the primary time they declare an age assertion on the label of a pure pot nonetheless rum, and its the primary signature launch by grasp blender Trudiann Branker.
The Mount Homosexual distillery has a big inventory of aged pot nonetheless rums to make use of of their blends. Eclipse, Black Barrel, XO and the elite 1703 expression have seen will increase within the share of those effectively aged pot nonetheless parts as they inch these expressions ahead within the plan for premiumization.
Preliminary aromas of daring dried fruit, chocolate and musty oak dominate earlier than natural and floral notes, palm blossoms, damp earth and snuffed candle. On the palate, a really dry entry heats up quick, lead by charred oak, bitter vanillin and burnt sugar earlier than an enduring bitter cacao be aware within the end.
This rum is paying homage to the country and hearty rums from the outdated Caroni distillery in Trinidad.
Mount Homosexual’s restricted version Pot Nonetheless Rum from grasp blender Trudiann Branker was aged for ten years in American Whiskey casks earlier than bottling at a sturdy 48% abv. The 750ml bottle sells for about $150, accessible primarily on the island of Barbados and some choose markets.
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