The renowned Lester's Bar at Half Moon resort in Montego Bay has announced the launch of an ultra-limited edition, Half Moon-exclusive Worthy Park Estate Special Barrels Series. The new expression, available at the bar for the past year, is the result of a creative collaboration between Half Moon and Worthy Park Estate, home of one of the island's oldest sugar and rum producers.
Crafted with entirely local ingredients and distilled using the artisanal pot method, the Special Barrel series was aged in an American white oak ex-bourbon cask, resulting in rich and complex flavours that include cardamom, oak, kumquat, and mango, with just a whiff of leather and spices. The label uses the same artwork from Michael Lester's mural Junkanoo that hangs on the wall at Half Moon.
"We bottled a single cask, and we were able to bottle just under 400 bottles," said Alexander Kong, commercial manager at Worthy Park. "We were very excited that Half Moon wanted to collaborate with us on that bottling. We've grown quite a strong partnership with them over the past couple of years and want to replicate that in more hotels across the island."
The collaboration is a testament to the growing partnership between Worthy Park and Half Moon, which seeks to provide guests with a unique and unforgettable experience.
The limited-edition expression is proof of the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating the finest rum in Jamaica.
"We are thrilled to partner with Worthy Park Estate and bring this exclusive expression to our guests," said Guy Steuart III, executive director of Half Moon. "We are committed to providing our guests with the very best, and this collaboration is a testament to our shared dedication to quality and craftsmanship."
The Half Moon-exclusive Worthy Park Estate Special Barrel Series is now available at Lester's Bar at Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay. Rum enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike are encouraged to experience and enjoy this remarkable rum's rich and complex flavours.
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