Mount Gay XO Cask Strength Rum 50th Anniversary

Aged Rum

Mount Gay // Barbados


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4 out of 5 stars
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This rum was created by Mount Gay Rum's Master Blender Allen Smith to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Barbados independence. Each bottle comes with its own wooden keepsake box and booklet detailing the history of Barbados rum. They are only 3000 bottles allocated worldwide with bottles available in Australia, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, and United States.

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  • Aged Rum
    Rum that is aged, but no specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for length of aging, but will often carry an age statement (which should be taken with a grain of salt). Often thought of as "sipping rums".
  • Cask Type
    Used American Oak Bourbon Barrels

Tasting Notes

"The aroma of the rum delivers notes of vanilla, rich banana, baking spice, and charred oak. The first sip ignites the mouth with a swirl of vanilla, caramel, alcohol, and ripe banana. As these flavors settle charred oak and roasted nuts (almond and peanut) manifest. As these flavors transition and begin to fade additional notes of dark chocolate, coffee, and oak tannins carry through in a long mellow finish."

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