Black Tot Royal Naval

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On 31 July 1970 an old custom 300 years ended. Indeed that day, the latest ration of rum was served to the sailors on board the ships of the Royal Navy. Called ‘Black Tot Day “, he will forever be remembered. The Last Consignment distilled in pot stills and still bottled at natural level, results from the assembly of rums produced in the 1940s in the British colonies (Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad). Kept in stone jars since December 1970, under customs control, it was unveiled on July 31, 2010. By itself, the empty glass us back in time aboard HMS Bermuda one of these vessels.

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