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Worthy Park Cask Strength / Velier 70th Anniversary

Lot: 009069
Worthy Park Cask Strength / Velier 70th Anniversary
Worthy Park Cask Strength / Velier 70th Anniversary
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Winning Bid: £75.00

Worthy Park Cask Strength / Velier 70th Anniversary

Distillery:
Worthy Park
Age:
see lot description
Vintage:
n/a
Region:
Jamaica
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
ex-bourbon
Bottle Strength:
57%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational
Production method:
pot still
Base:
molasses

Worthy Park Cask Strength / Velier 70th Anniversary

Located in the Lluidas Vale of Jamaica’s Saint Catherine parish, the Worthy Park Estate is a sprawling 100,000 acres of land, around 40% of which is dedicated to sugar cultivation. Records indicate that rum production commenced there as far back as 1741 and took place there for 220 years before the original distillery was shut down due to an oversupply of Jamaican rum following the second world war. Amazingly, in 340 years the estate has been owned by just three different families, the most recent being the Clarke’s, who bought it in 1918. Gordon, the great-grandson of the first Worth Park Clarke submitted plans for a new state of the art distillery in 2005, which produced its first spirit two years later. It produces pure single rum from its own estate molasses on its sole double-retort pot still from Forsyths in Scotland. The distillery’s first brand was titled Rum Bar, before the casks initially laid down for ageing became Worthy Park’s first official release under their own name when the Estate Reserve was announced at RumFest in 2017.

A pure single rum from the Worthy Park estate in Jamaica. This is a blend of 6 to 10 year old rums, pot distilled from molasses and aged in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels.

Bottled at cask strength, this is an exclusive release for the 70th anniversary of Italian importers, Velier.

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