Gosling's Gold Seal Rum

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Gosling's Gold Seal Rum

The first new product in over 100 years – is a world apart from traditional amber rums. Robust, yet remarkably soft. The result of years of sipping and perfecting, its intricate, luscious character lives up admirably to its impressive lineage.

Warning alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health.

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Gosling's Gold Seal Rum

For seven generations, the Gosling name stood for smooth, complex, deliciously dark rums. But times and tastes, rarely stand still.

Goslings Gold Rum – first new product in over 100 years – is a world apart from traditional amber rums. Robust, yet remarkably soft. The result of years of sipping and perfecting, its intricate, luscious character lives up admirably to its impressive lineage.

Admittedly, it wasn’t easy. But, by using only the finest distillates in strict accordance with techniques handed down over six generations, we finally created a distinctive amber rum that is impressing demanding rum enthusiasts everywhere.

This is an excellent rum to create cocktails and we have provided some recipes on this site.

Bermuda Rum History

The history of Black Seal Rum and the Gosling family started in the spring of 1806 when James Gosling set out from the UK with GBP 10,000 in merchandise bound for America. After 3 months of navigation on calm waters the boat docked in St. Georges, Bermuda. James was joined by his brother Ambrose and in 1824 they opened their iconic first shop on Front Street in Hamilton and it remains in the same location today. The first barrels of distillate rum arrived in 1857 and the brothers experimented with various blending techniques to produce their world famous Black Seal Rum 3 years later.

They didn’t call it Black Seal at first, in fact up until the First World War it was sold from the barrel, and folks brought in bottles for a fill up of “Old Rum”, so called because of its distinctive smoothness.

Eventually the black rum was sold in champagne bottles, reclaimed from the British Officer’s Mess, and the corks sealed with black sealing wax. Pretty soon people began to ask for the “Black Seal”. Many years later a play on words and images gave birth to the little, barrel juggling “Black Seal”

Gosling’s Black Seal Rum was awarded the PLATINUM MEDAL at the World Spirits Championships in 1999. Scoring 96 out of a possible 100 points and recognised as a Best Buy. Black Seal was described as “superlative”. This is the largest international spirits judging in North America, with all tastings sponsored by the Beverage Testing Institute, Inc. (BTI). The judges said “Deep, assertive and highly flavoured. Very fragrant with herbal sharpness. At the finish there is a softness and elegance. A most complex and unusual spirit”

It is Bermuda's most widely exported product and considered the nation's national drink.

The Gosling business is the oldest business in Bermuda today and is still owned and managed by the seventh generation.

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Alcohol content 40%

Specific References

Goslings Rums are an excellent base for cocktail recipes. Try some of the favourite ones shown in the pictures.

Rum Dark and Stormy

Making a delicious Dark ‘n Stormy® is a breeze. As always, start with two ounces of deep, rich Gosling’s Black Seal Rum in a tall ice-filled glass. Then, top with spicy ginger beer.

Goslings spent over a year to achieve the ideal balance of sweetness and spiciness and matching it to the flavour profile of our award-winning Black Seal Rum

Rum Swizzle

INGREDIENTS - MAKES 6:

  • 4 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
  • 4 oz Gosling’s Gold Rum
  • 5 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 5 oz Orange Juice
  • ¾ oz Grenadine or 2 oz Bermuda Falernum
  • 6 Dashes of Angostura Bitters

METHOD

Into a pitcher full of crushed ice add Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Gosling’s Gold Rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, Grenadine or Bermuda Falernum and Angostura bitters. Churn vigorously until a frothing appears or mix in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a martini glass

Rum Bella Donna

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
  • 1 oz Amaretto di Saronno
  • 2 tbs Fresh Sour Mix (combine 1tbs each: sugar, water, lemon & lime juices)

METHOD

Rim a martini glass with cinnamon and sugar mix. Shake Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Amaretto and sour mix with ice and strain into the glass.

Rum Zombie

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz Gosling’s Gold Rum
  • ½ oz Triple Sec
  • Splash of Grenadine
  • Orange Juice
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Grapefruit Juice
  • Club Soda

METHOD

Combine ingredients, shake on ice and serve on the rocks in a cocktail glass with raw sugar on the rim. Float 1 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum.

Bermuda Rum Coffee

INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
  • 1 oz Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 6 oz strongly brewed French roast coffee
  • freshly whipped heavy cream
  • cinnamon sugar for garnish (optional)

METHOD

Put first the Irish cream in a heat proof glass, or coffee mug, then add the Gosling’s Black Seal Rum. Pour in the coffee and top with whipped cream then dust with cinnamon sugar.

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The first new product in over 100 years – is a world apart from traditional amber rums. Robust, yet remarkably soft. The result of years of sipping and perfecting, its intricate, luscious character lives up admirably to its impressive lineage.

Warning alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health.

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