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The James Gosling family business first produced Gosling Black Seal rum in 1806, and it is now the oldest surviving business on the island of Burmuda.
Gosling 'Black Seal' rum received it's name from the black wax originally used to seal the bottles. It is Bermuda's most widely exported product and considered the nation's national drink.
Here's one of my heroes! Great, unique rum that makes perfect 'Dark & Stormy' drinks at a very affordable price. Also, still produced by the Goslings, a family with a very interesting past.
I love this for my Dark N Stormy's. You can do Myers' Dark, but it is not the same. I do like Old Lahaina Dark, but not as good as Gosling's. Any of the Bermuda ginger beers such as Gosling's, Barrit's, or Regatta are very good. However, if you want a little pop in your Dark N Stormy, try the Goya Jamaican ginger beer. It has a strong pepper taste and is very spicy.
Gosling's Black Seal is a great black rum and is a 8. I have no problem with this one ty Bermuda. You have smooth and you have tradition. Nicely done and age to perfection in oak barrels.
The Moscow Mule(vodka and ginger beer/lime) seems to be trendy right now and they are good, but a friend made some " Dark and Stormy" drinks (Gosling's Black/ginger beer/lime) the other night and it made a great drink - better than the Moscow Mules for my taste.
A dark and stormy is just one of those drinks that you can never get tired of.
Great taste for reasonable price. Great taste for reasonable price.
Makes a lovely dark n’ stormy. Has character and some spiciness, which makes the rum stand out in the cocktail, just as it should be.
Obviously not meant to be had neat, but curiosity got the best of me. The nose has cloves, cinnamon, orange-peel, wood and caramel, a composition reminding me of bitters, like fx. angostura aromatic. In the mouth I pick up the same fat and semi-sweet christmas notes mentioned above, and although a little harsh on the finish, it’s actually not bad neat. Remains a good value mixer though.
Nichts Besonderes. Für meinen Geschmack zu starker cherry Abgang.
This is the rum I use for my dark 'n stormys. It does a great job, but also one I can sip on the rocks if I don't feel like a cocktail. I always have a bottle of this on hand,
The obvious Dark n Stormy mixer, but nice with coke or ginger ale too. Smooth for an inexpensive rum. Plays well with sweeter mixes as well.
edited to add sugar test results- 11g
need I say more? Goslings with bundaberg ginger beers or home made ginger beer is near perfect. Coruba is slighty better but cant take much away from Goslings except that they have a aggressive copyright policy and send letters to people who use the dns name without permission. So BOO and -3 points.
A very sweet dark. Usually drink this on the rocks with ice however it does fine with soda.
Dans la liste des rhums noirs celui ci est mon préféré avec le myer's. La mélasse est présente mais ne surenchérit pas et les épices n'ont pas le gout chimique que l'on peut retrouver dans presque tout les autres rhums noirs. En dark and stormy avec pleins de glace et du old jamaica ginger beer, c'est a se rouler par terre. Très rafraichissant et avec un kick épicé en même temps. A consommer lors des chaudes soirées d'été.
I've been drinking the dark and stormy for years. I decided to taste the rum neat.
Aroma is pretty medicinal. Strong nutmeg, allspice and clove taste. Kind of am odd aftertaste. This is certainly not meant to drink neat.
Very nice combination of taste of the rum and the over-smoked barrels...
Nice aroma. Sweet tasting with hints of cinnamon and molasses. Served over 1 cube of ice.
Gosling's has been a staple in the rum scene for generations. Not one of the standouts in pure flavor, but it has come to define what a black rum should be like. A must try for any self respecting rum enthusiast.
Its the best for what its suposed to do..mix with ginger beer
voni a chutna trosku kavove, trosku ostrejsi konec
I love this mixed, it seems to have increased in popularity and production and I think most recent bottles might be a little less well aged. Some have been a bit harsh and over flavoured. Still makes a great D&S
Hodně je z něho cítit kávové aroma. Není úplně špatný ale jsou určitě lepší. Nicméně neurazí.
I just buy it for that and it does the job for my go to easy drink. Burning, bit harsh on its own.
Strong slightly treacle aroma on opening with slight burnt overtone might not suit everyone but this really suited my taste buds. I got some spice flavours at the end of cinnamon and perhaps nutmeg. Delicious mixed. Highly recommended
Un rhum que j'ai découvert en cherchant du Kraken, le vendeur m'informe que le Gosling's Black Seal est similaire. Effectivement il y à quelque chose de similaire meme si ce sont deux rhums bien différents ! Au niveau du gout et au niveau du prix, surement à cause de Packaging tres simple du Gosling's.
Je recommande, c'est une belle découverte.
Goslings Black Seal rum review by The Ultimate Rum Guide