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Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old

Lot: 002824
Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old
Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old
Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old
Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old
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Winning Bid: £920.00

Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old

Distillery:
N/A
Age:
40 Years Old
Vintage:
N/A
Region:
Guyana
Bottler:
Black Tot
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
44.2%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Closed
Production:
N/A
Base:
Molasses

Black Tot 1975 40 Year Old

On July 31st 1970 a 300 year old Royal Naval tradition ended at precisely 6 bells in the forenoon watch when the last rum ration was issued aboard ships of the British Royal Navy. A day to be forever remembered as Black Tot Day. Original Royal Navy records confirm that the rum used for the rum ration was lost likely imported from the West Indies in oak casks by E.D. & F, Nab & Co, official rum merchants to the Navy since 1784. It was transferred into large oak marrying vats in the historic victualling warehouses of Deptford in east London, Gosport or Devonport from where it was dispatched to British Royal Naval ships.

Distilled in Guyana in 1975, this Black Tot edition has been aged for 40 years and was bottled by Elixir Distillers of London. This is the follow-up to the companies "Last Consignment"

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Condition
  • Crack in wax seal.
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