Rum Old Monk "The Legend" 21 Years Old, 1 L
Reviews of purchase Old Monk "The Legend" 21 Years Old, 1 L
Rum rich dark amber color.
Rum has an intense, multifaceted taste with notes of noble wood, citrus, spices and a persistent, warming aftertaste.
The rich aroma of rum is filled with tones of honey, fruit, flowers and subtle spicy nuances.
Rum can be used as an aperitif or digestif, as well as in cocktails.
Old Monk "The Legend" 21 Years Old - Indian 21-year-old rum, released in limited quantities and included in the series "Old Monk". The rum comes in an original bottle shaped as a British brewing entrepreneur, HG Meakin, who moved to India in the late 1800s and founded the company. "Old Monk" is perfect as an aperitif or digestif, as well as in cocktails.
Corporation Mohan Meakin Limited - a large group of companies, which began with a small brewing business. In 1885 in Kasauli, India's military camp, Edward Dyer, a descendant of the British colonialists, founded a small brewery for almost personal needs. The military administration, languishing from the hot sultry humid climate of the foothills of the Himalayas, called for traditional thirst quenchers - different varieties of beer - in industrial quantities. In a short time the brewery was moved to the State of Solan, famous source of pure spring water, necessary for the production of alcoholic beverages. Subsequently, the brewery was re-equipped for the distillery and after the First World War, there was an association of production capacity Dyer with another British entrepreneur -. HJ Meakinom. In 1937, Burma gained independence, and the company was reorganized in view of Indian assets received registration on the London Stock Exchange as a public company Dyer Meakin Breweries.
After India's independence, a local entrepreneur NN Mohan arrived in London and became the owner of a controlling stake in Dyer Meakin Breweries. In 1949, Mohan took over the management of the business and bought a few plants in Lucknow, Gazibade and Khopoli (city near Mumbai). In 1967, the company received a new name for the changes in the owner - Mohan Meakin Breweries. In 1969 NN Mohan died, and business management passed to his eldest son - Colonel VR Mohan, who managed to enter into the production of several new brands that are leaders in the market today, but suddenly the colonel died in 1973.
During the 70's under the leadership of Colonel brother - Mohan Kapila - industrial assets of the company have undergone diversification, and were launched production line of breakfast cereals, fruit juices and mineral water. Subsequently, the word "brewery" (brewery) has been removed from the name for the purpose of avoiding negative associations with the unique activity of the company. In the 70s and 80s of the XX century in Chandigarh, Chennai, Nepal, Kakinada and Hyderabad new distilleries were built. Today, major brands are rum distillery "Old Monk" and beer "Golden Eagle". The rest of alcoholic products include whiskey ( "Diplomat Delux", "Colonel`s Special", "Black Knight", "Meakin 10.000", "Summer Hall", "Solan # 1"), gin ( "London Dry", " Big Ben ") and vodka" Kaplanski ".