Raise A Glass to the 50th Black Tot Day

July 31 marks the 50th Anniversary of Black Tot Day, the day in which British Royal Navy sailors were given their final rum ration. A July 23 Zoom seminar and guided tasting hosted by Black Tot Rum ambassador Mitch Wilson and rum historian Matt Pietrik discussed the history of the Navy and its rum rations, along with the blending of Caribbean rums. The earliest record of rum being given out in ships was in 1655,…

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