Black Tot Day

#OnThisDay in 1970 the Royal Navy stopped its daily rum ration, also known as the daily tot, and the 31st July has been known since as Black Tot Day. To commemorate this historic moment, we have a free rum tasting and tour today at 11.30am. Learn more about maritime history and have a wee tot!The tradition of a daily rum ration began in 1655, when Jamaica was taken from the Spanish and rum became a staple on Royal Navy ships. It was implemented initially to boost crew morale and maintain hi...
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