Gunpowder Proof Rum - Pusser's


Gunpowder Proof Rum



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Gold medal winner at the World Rum Awards 2020.

Pusser’s (whose fine spirits have been described by Forbes as the “Single Malt of Rum”) takes its name from a mispronunciation of ‘purser’ – the ship’s supply officer who would give out the daily tot of rum. To make sure that the sailors’ ration wasn’t being watered down, it was tested by dousing a little gunpowder in the rum and then lighting it. If it didn’t light, there would be a big problem, maybe a trip to Davy Jones’ Locker.

Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Rum – formerly known as Black Label – is a traditional British Navy rum from Guyana. It was made to a recipe much like the one that would have been served for the last time when the Royal Navy discontinued its daily ration of rum on 31 July 1970. Bottled at the “Original Admiralty Strength” of 54.5%, it’s an explosive detonation of Christmas cake, Armagnac-soaked prunes, sticky Medjool dates, fig rolls, raisins, stewed plums, treacly bonfire toffee, honey, gingerbread, smoky oak, Demerara sugar, muddy wellingtons and polished antique furniture. Perfect when a warming tot is required.

£6.43 per 100.00ml

SKU No.: 3429655

Style No.: 875072

Country: Caribbean
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 54.5%
Volume: 700ml

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