Four Navy Strength Rums: Overproof spirits with a history dating back to British naval rum rations

Four Navy Strength Rums


Back in 1655, British Naval liquor rationing made the switch from French brandy to Caribbean rum. By the 1740s, Admiral Edward Vernon of the British Navy put into practice diluting this rum acquired from Jamaica and Barbados to the proportion of half a pint to one quart of water. That…

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