Captain Morgan's Private Stock
Country: Puerto Rico
Aged: 1 year
Alcohol: 35% (70 proof)
Price: $12-$16 (750 mL)
Captain Morgan Private Stock and I go way back.
In my stunt man days our crew had a ritual of raising a toast at
the end of the day to celebrate pulling off a show without
anyone getting hurt. At the time, the shows were primarily
Pirate themed, so Captain Morgan Private Stock seemed a perfect
choice to celebrate perfection.
Captain Morgan Private Stock is one the most sophisticated rums to come from this long-standing tradition. Rich, dark and full-bodied, Captain Morgan Private Stock blends hints of secret island spices with a smooth
and velvety texture.
One of the best attributes of this rum, is it's suggestive
aromas of strong, traditional aroma of vanilla and general spice
- mostly lots and lots of vanilla.
Served neat or on the rocks, you cannot go wrong with this rum.
On the tongue, signals of vanilla extract, cinnamon, faint
nutmeg, and alcohol rise. Despite these powerful flavors and
it's inherent smoothness, be warned that Private Stock has a
The only negative thing I can say about Captain Morgan Private
Stock is that they stopped tieing the necks of the bottles with
the trademark red and gold cords - those things made great
Regardless of whether you are a novice or an connoisseur, this
is one of the few rums you should always have on hand.