Gosling's Rum is surely one of the iconic flavors of Bermuda, and its history on the island goes way back. The company dates to the early 1800s, when Englishman James Gosling settled on the island, and it's been in the same family ever since. The instantly recognizable "black seal" on the label--the one artfully balancing that rum barrel on its whiskery nose--reflects the distillery's tradition, begun in the 1910s, of selling its smooth spirits in champagne bottles sealed with black sealing wax.
You can find Gosling's rum for sale all around Bermuda, not to mention liberally poured in island bars. Among the classic ways to throw it back? Married with ginger beer in the Dark 'N' Stormy cocktail.
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