Every great story begins with a time and a place. For Mount Gay that time and place was 1703 in Barbados.

Black Barrel, the only Mount Gay rum finished in charred bourbon oak barrels, is the product of more than three centuries of Mount Gay craftsmanship, innovation, and refinement.

Name that Mount Gay rum.

Name that Mount Gay rum.

Life is all about perspective.

Life is all about perspective.

The Vieux Lien1.5 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum .75 oz. Sweet Vermouth .75 oz. Rémy Martin VSOP 2 dashes of BittersStir all ingredients together. Fine-strain into an iced rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel.
The Vieux Lien
1.5 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum 
.75 oz. Sweet Vermouth 
.75 oz. Rémy Martin VSOP 
2 dashes of Bitters

Stir all ingredients together. Fine-strain into an iced rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel.
Barbados: Our favorite place to sip on Mount Gay Black Barrel.

Barbados: Our favorite place to sip on Mount Gay Black Barrel.

What does this weekend have in store for you?

What does this weekend have in store for you?

The Barrel Fix2 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel .75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 1 oz. Ginger Syrup Shake all and fine-strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with Lime Rind.Stay tuned for our Ginger Syrup recipe.
The Barrel Fix
2 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel 
.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 
1 oz. Ginger Syrup 

Shake all and fine-strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with Lime Rind.

Stay tuned for our Ginger Syrup recipe.
What’s your favorite classic rum cocktail? Here’s one of ours. #throwbackthursday

What’s your favorite classic rum cocktail? Here’s one of ours. #throwbackthursday

Homemade Ginger Syrup: Equal parts boiling water, raw sugar, & peeled/chopped ginger. Sit overnight, strain next day. Good for 4 weeks. 

Did you know that rum was the first branded spirit to have ever been made? This fact was brought to you by the rum that invented rums.

Did you know that rum was the first branded spirit to have ever been made? This fact was brought to you by the rum that invented rums.

Home sweet home.

Home sweet home.

Bajan Sazerac
        
        The Bajan Sazerac2 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel .25 oz. Cointreau .25 oz. (Fernet/Pernod/Absinthe)-Pastis 4 dashes Peychaud’s bittersWash glass with Pastis. Stir Mount Gay Black Barrel, Cointreau, and bitters. Strain into empty rocks glass. Garnish with lemon peel. 

Bajan Sazerac

The Bajan Sazerac
2 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel 
.25 oz. Cointreau 
.25 oz. (Fernet/Pernod/Absinthe)-Pastis 
4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Wash glass with Pastis. Stir Mount Gay Black Barrel, Cointreau, and bitters. Strain into empty rocks glass. Garnish with lemon peel. 

Do you have any Mount Gay Black Barrel plans for the weekend?

Do you have any Mount Gay Black Barrel plans for the weekend?

Can you name this classic rum cocktail?

Can you name this classic rum cocktail?

Today feels like an “On the Rocks” kind of day, don’t you think?

Today feels like an “On the Rocks” kind of day, don’t you think?

Agreed?

Agreed?