Pussers Gunpowder Proof Black Label
Rum 70cl

West Indies Overproof Dark Navy Rum

70cl / 54.5% ABV
£31.19

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Description

Pusser's Gunpowder proof was previously known as Blue Label Overproof. The same rum is a blend of 5 stills hand selected for a smooth and mellow taste. Lots of sweetness and fruits, with a long finish.
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Rum and the sea are inseparable, and no rum is more akin to the sea and the seaman than is British Navy Pussers Rum. For more than 300 years, sailors of Great Britain Royal Navy were issued a daily ration of rum by the Purser (corrupted to 'Pusser' by the Jack Tars). From 1655 until the traditions termination on August 1st 1970, 'Pusser's Rum' was one of the few daily comforts afforded those early seamen of Britain's Navy as they fought across the globe to keep the Empire intact and its sea lanes open. British Navy Pusser's Rum is the same blend of six West Indian rums as discovered during the Navy's expeditions and served on board Their Majesty's ships for three centuries.

Today, it is still blended in accordance with the Admiralty exacting specifications of 1810. Pusser Rum was never sold or offered to the public, and if a rum connoisseur managed to acquire a tot or two, he saved it for a very special occasion. British Navy Pusser Rum is expertly blended from some of the world's finest Caribbean rums. Amongst x-seamen, the consensus is that Pusser's is about as close to the authentic British Royal Navy Rum as one can obtain. Spirit connoisseurs claim Pusser's to be more like a fine brandy than a rum, with a full, rich flavour and a rare smoothness - a true sailor's delight! This is essentially a sipping rum, however its unmistakably full, rich flavour will shine through anything you care to mix it with.

Product Details

Size 70cl
Strength 54.5% abv
Brand Pussers
Presentation glass bottle
Country british virgin islands
Rum Type dark rum

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Customer Reviews

It's been a few years but... being as it's so high in alcohol, it catches the throat as it goes down and then opens up to a bouquet of sweet mellow and concentrated molasses, toffee flavours, with a hint of oak. Once tasted, never forgotten - and a sacred moment aboard Her Majesty's ships, until 1970.
Review by E P Campbell on 10/04/2016
Got the gunpowder proof stuff... excellent
Review by Graham Edwards on 02/12/2015