Skeldon Velier 1978 Full Proof 27 Year Old Demerara Rum
The Skeldon is a legendary bottle of rum, bottled by Velier/Luca Gargano in 2004.
The little known Skeldon plantation was located on the far east of Guyana, and this was distilled on their Coffey still in 1978. The plantation itself closed in 1960, with its barrels transferred to the now also closed Uitvlugt distillery. There is debate as to whether their Coffey still was also relocated to the Uitvlugt, or if the rum is given its name by the barrel marking SWR, which apparently stands for Skeldon William Ross, founder of the Skeldon Estate and former owner of the barrel. Either way, this occupies a fascinating corner in the history of Caribbean rum.
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