Black Tot "Last Consignment" British Royal Naval Rum
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This legendary ode to Black Tot Day comprises a blend of three separate flagons of West Indian rum from the stocks left over after the British Navy ended rum rations for British soldiers on July 31, 1970. Likely distilled in the 1940s, the original spirit came from Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad. At 94.2 proof, this rum packs a wallop of flavor, aromas and historical significance. With a touch of chocolate and banana resting on a bed of condensed blueberry-chocolate-coffee, it is both unexpected and stunning. It finishes sweet and woody with a noticeable cigar flavor lingering, leaving one longing for a real cigar to accompany it as the perfect end to a wonderful day.