Pussers Rum 4 x 5cl Minis - 2 x 5cl Blue Original & 2 x 5cl Gunpowder Proof
Pussers Miniature Gift set containing 2 x Pussers Blue Label Rum 5cl and 2 x Pussers Gunpowder Proof Rum 5cl
Pussers Blue Original Rum Miniature 5cl
Pusser's Blue Label is a Royal Navy style rum inspired by the Admiralty's blending recipe last used when the Royal Navy discontinued its daily ration on 31 July 1970.
A nose of classic Demerara sugar, molasses, dried fruits, island spices, and caramel. The body is full, round and perfect for cocktails.
Pussers Gunpowder Proof Rum Miniature 5cl
A higher proof traditional British Naval rum, produced using the blending recipe from the Admiralty. A dark amber gold in colour. The nose is full of dried fruits, dates, prunes, slightly overripe figs. The palate is very sweet, plenty of dark, syrupy, stewed fruits. An interesting pot still character with a pleasant muddiness. Full-bodied with an incredibly long dark finish.
Pussers is the original Navy Rum and is still produced in accordance with Admiralty Regulations for Rum. Prior to the invention of the hydrometer, the ship's "Purser" or "Pusser" as he was called, shutdown claims of watering down the sailors' daily rum tot by mixing it with a few grains of gunpwder to see if it would burn. If the mixture was ignited, the rum was "At Proof". If it didn't, the Pusser might find himself tossed to sea. Pusser's Rum remained at "Gunpowder strength" until the daily issue was terminated on July 31st 1970, known as "Black Tot Day."