Saint Vincent And The Grenadines

After Our's
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Carriacou Original Jack Iron

Golden Eagle Refreshment House
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Mum's Original Spicy Jack Iron Rum 99% alc/vol

Kim's Plaza
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Satisfaction Guaranted When Strength matters Jack Iron

M. Matheson
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Carriacou Original Jack Iron Over 150 Proof So strong… Ice Sinks to the Bottom of Your Glass

St. Vincent Distillers Ltd.
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About 21 miles from Kingstown, the capital of St. Vincent, located in the northern part of the island is St. Vincent Distillers.

During the early 1900, Mt. Bentinck Estates Limited built a Distillery to make use of the readily available molasses from the sugar factory, which was conveniently located next
door. The Distillery then was called Mount Bentinck Distillery.

The Mt. Bentinck Distillery operated successfully until 1963, when the Mt. Bentinck Estates sold the Distillery to the Government. It was at this time that the name was changed
from Mt Bentinck Distillery to St Vincent Distillery Limited. The sugar mill also closed operations in that year, due to the absence of the sugar cane crop, which was being
replaced with banana crops.

With the island's economy now shifting to Bananas, the Distillery was now faced with the increased cost of importing molasses, the product essential to the productivity of Rum.

In 1979 a new crop of sugar cane was planted, with hopes for an inexpensive domestic source of molasses. The sugar mill was refurbished and reopened in 1980. The Distillery, in
1980, under went major upgrade, with the installation of new machinery purchased from England, and in 1985, the first rum from the Distillery was produced. Unfortunately, in
those five years, the sugar mill did not prove profitable, and closed its operation in the same year of 1985. Bananas once again became the essential cultivation, resulting in
the Distillery having to import molasses once again. Molasses are imported to this very day.

In 1996 the Government decided to privatize the Distillery, and it was consequently sold to the private enterprise of C.K. Greaves & Co. Ltd.

St. Vincent Distillers bottles a variety of rum products ranging from white rum to aged blended products. The most popular white rum is know as Sunset Strong Rum which is 84.5%
Alc. Vol. The Sunset Light Rum is produced as a smooth white rum, bottled at 40% alc/vol. Sunset Premium Rum, and Captain Bligh Golden Rum, are both aged rum, with a unique
smooth, palatable flavour, desirous of all 'Brown' rum connoisseurs.

St. Vincent Distillers are also proud of their production of Rum Punch, a popular drink throughout the Caribbean, This mixture consists of Rum & Tropical Fruit Juices.

The many years' experience in the production of rum has resulted in St. Vincent Distillers priding itself in producing the finest quality rums, and the name 'Sunset' is
symbolic to St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

[Source: Company's web site, 2005]

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Sunset Light White Rum 43% Alc/Vol.
Sunset Light Rum 40% alc/vol
St. Vincent Sunset Extra Gold Rum 40% alc/vol
Sunset Captain Bligh Rum 40% alc/vol
St. Vincent Sunset Select Reserve Rum Aged 10 Years 40% alc/vol
Sunset Premium Rum 40% alc/vol
Captain Bligh Golden Rum 40% Alc/Vol
Sunset Captain Bligh Golden Rum 40% alc/vol
Sunset St. Vincent Very Strong Rum 48 over proof
Sunset St. Vincent Very Strong Rum 84.5% Alc/Vol
Distillers Premium Rum Punch
Sunset Rum Punch 24% alc/vol
Sunset Very Strong Rum 84.5 Alk/Vol

Vena Busien & Son
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Strong Rum Jack Iron

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