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Pusser's Rum Gunpowder Proof*Packaging may vary

Pusser's Rum Gunpowder Proof

Rum /54.5% ABV / United States

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Product details

Category
Rum
Region
United States
ABV
54.5%

Product description

Pusser’s ‘Gunpowder Proof’ is a traditional Royal Navy style rum produced at original Admiralty strength and in accordance with the Admiralty’s blending recipe last used when the Royal Navy discontinued its daily ration on 31 July 1970. Color: Clear, dark coppery amber with burnished copper highlights. Nose: Pungent molasses, treacle, toffee, honey and vanilla with oak, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Body: Full-bodied with a more enhanced flavour profile than the lower proof Blue Label. Finish: Long finish, and despite its strength, smooth and mellow.

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  • Bill Y.
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    Best smelling rum ever. And a top 5 rum I've ever tasted. Up there with zacapa

  • John A.
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    Pressers gunpowder rum is not as good for sipping as their naval rum is but it’s great for mixing & packs a punch.

FAQs

Rum is a liquor distilled from sugarcane product - usually mollasses or sugarcane juice. There's many different types of rums, with the most popular being aged, dark, flavored, gold, spiced and white. Some of these varietals go by different names (white rum can also be called light rum). You'll find each of these has different flavors that will pair uniquely in an array of cocktails. Rum will change in color and flavor based on aging. The longer rum is aged, the darker it will be. Rum is drank both straight and in cocktails - so drink how you best see fit!
Rum mixes a number of drinks like fruit juices, tonic water and sodas. Rum is a notable for an array of drinks from tiki cocktails to rum and coke. Take a look at our rum drink recipes to see if there's anything that catches your eye. Maybe even try a few to pick a favorite. Notable rum drinks are piña coladas, mojitos and daiquiris.
Rum is sometimes - but not always. Pure, distilled rum is gluten-free. However - not all flavored rums are. Be on the lookout for the addition of gluten when rum has additional flavorings or spices.
Rum is a distilled liquor made from sugarcane products - often made from either molasses or sugarcane juice. While it's made from either, most rum is actually made from the former (molasses,) which is basically the residue left behind after sugar has been crystalized from sugarcane juice. Since sugar is so important to the process, rum is produced in sugar producing areas such as the Caribbean, and North and South American countries.
If you want to get into the nitty gritty, we have an article that's perfect for you. But here's a quick overview: juice is squeezed from sugarcane (usually molasses). Water and yeast is added to kick off fermentation. It's then distilled, aged, blended and bottled. This process will be unique to each varital and distiller. Most rums are made in sugar producing countries, like the Caribbean and North and South America.
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