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Dark Matter rum range heads for auction

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Scottish producer Darkish Matter Distillers will put 9 bottles of its cask-aged rum up for public sale subsequent month.

Dark Matter Distillers' rum range
Every bottling in Darkish Matter’s Physicist Collection is known as after a famend scientist

Bottles one to 9 from the corporate’s Cask 001, crammed on 28 August 2015, can be bought by Rum Auctioneer. The date marks the day Darkish Matter Distillers, Scotland’s ‘first’ rum distillery, was launched.

The liquid was crammed right into a virgin American oak barrel at 63.5% ABV. After six years, the liquid had an undiluted cask energy of 66.3% following ‘intensified’ maturation, stated to be a uncommon phenomenon created underneath particular warehouse situations.

The bottles type The Physicist Collection, with every expression named after a famend particular person from the science world.

Jim Ewen, managing director of Darkish Matter Distillers, stated: “We’re extremely excited to deliver a very distinctive providing to public sale and take one other step ahead in our continuous development as a rum producer.

“Bottles 01-09, from Cask 001, from Scotland’s first rum distillery symbolize a beautiful alternative for collectors, but additionally announce that we’re right here for the long run; dedicated to the very best requirements of rum distilling.

“With our ethos embedded in data and science, it was solely pure for this first-of-its-kind assortment to have a good time the creativeness and insights of a few of the most influential scientific minds who’ve formed our understanding of the universe.”

Joe Wilson, head of public sale content material at Rum Auctioneer, added: “The vast majority of rum that’s featured on our platform originates from conventional rum-producing international locations akin to these within the Caribbean. It’s subsequently a pleasure and distinctive alternative for us to have the ability to put a highlight on rum produced proper right here in Scotland.

“Having adopted their story and distinctive manufacturing processes during the last six years, we’re notably excited to now supply Darkish Matter Distiller’s inaugural cask aged rum at public sale. Drawn from Scotland’s very first rum cask, The Physicist Collection affords a real piece of rum historical past for any avid fanatic or collector.”

The public sale will kick off on 5 November and finish on 15 November.

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