Seven Fathoms Rum, Under water aged rum!

Seven Fathoms rums (a distillery located in Grand Cayman) aren’t being aged in more traditional locations such as sea level warehouses or thousands of feet up in the mountains but underwater, to be precise 42 feet (or seven fathoms), the reason according to the producer is that the barrels are in constant motion helping the aging process. My question is if barrels “breathe” how does that happen underwater ?  Is the final spirit 100% aged underwater or a blend of rums aged with the solera method? Can it just be a marketing ploy ? I don’t know much more about this rum but I’m looking forward to sampling it and seeing how it compares to more traditional rums. I’ll post further news as soon as I get my hands on a bottle.

Here is a video about Seven Fathoms Rum


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