Our Rum

Caroni 1997


Age 23 Years
Region Matured in Trinidad, finished in the UK
Type Single Traditional Column
ABV 64% (Cast Strength)
Cask American Oak
Run 106 Bottles
Volume 700ml

This mythical distillery was built in 1923 on the site of the old Caroni sugar factory in Trinidad. Equipped with column and pot stills, it supplied the British Navy with its distinctly heavy rums. After being sold by the government and eventually closing in 2002, it became the stuff of legend when Luca Gargano discovered a derelict warehouse full of Caroni barrels. He bought the lot and created a cult by releasing only a handful very occasionally.