Galibert & Varon

Rum Galibert & Varon 1970s

1 Litre, Santa Lucilia, Martinique

Provenance: SAS Cornette de Saint Cyr, 6/11/2016

$ 139.00
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Some details:

Size 1 ltr
Vintage Non-vintage
Alcohol 40.0 %
Bottled 1975
Fill level High neck
Region Martinique

Rum

For a spirit made from sugar, rhum has been a favorite concoction of the “old salts” of the world’s navies and merchant fleets for hundreds of years. By happy coincidence for British sailors, England captured Jamaica in 1655, just about the time rhum was first being distilled in the Caribbean. Captains began allotting their shipmates rations of rhum and lime juice. The juice warded off scurvy and the alcohol killed the bacteria that often made the ships’ water supply questionable.

Galibert & Varon

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