The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum is based on the story of Bill McCoy, the pioneer rum runner of the Prohibition era. McCoy made a name for himself because he never adulterated the alcohol. While copy-cat rum runners would dilute their alcohol with wicked chemicals like turpentine, wood alcohol and prune juice, McCoy never did. The sullied products were nicknamed "Booze," "Hooch" and "Rot Gut," while McCoy’s quality spirits became known as "The Real McCoy." That is the philosophy of The Real McCoy to this day.

The Real McCoy Rum History
The Real McCoy Rum Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Real McCoy Silver 3 Year Old: PROFILE: Smooth & soft with subtle spice & wood notes NOSE: Bright citrus & floral overtones, vanilla, subtle oak, nutmeg. PALATE: Buttery caramel, hints coconut, toasted caramel & marzipan. FINISH: Long & warm, toasted coconut, buttery.
  • Real McCoy 5 Year Old: PROFILE: Soft, smooth, well-balanced, luxurious texture. NOSE: Oak, dried fruit, brown sugar, earth notes, vanilla hints. PALATE: Caramel, toasted almond, buttery cinnamon, bourbon-aged oak. FINISH: Lingering with toasted coconut and hint of tobacco
  • The Real McCoy 12 Year Old: PROFILE: Exceptionally smooth, mature & balanced, complex wood & spice. NOSE: Buttery oak, earthy notes, spicy dark chocolate. PALATE: Caramel, complex wood & spice notes, orange zest, tobacco hint. FINISH: Soft, structured buttery, peppery spice, hint smoke

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