Mata Diablo Rum
To this day, pirates’ wild spirit lies asleep in all our hearts. Roaming the seas in search for hidden treasures is, in the end, a quest for independence and freedom; a quest as genuine and contemporary as ever. And though when we think of said treasures, we envision sunken chests, full of precious jewellery, gold or artefacts, they would often hide a somewhat more precious find. A loot so valuable it even joined gold as an accepted currency. A treasure that startled the spirit of men, fuelling fights and celebrations, enjoyed by both royalty and motley crews of pirates. Nelson’s blood, Demon Water, Navy Neater, Mata Diablo (spanish for Devil Killer), or as we know it today: Rum, the perfect embodiment of the joys of living free.
The distinct simplicity of the bottle contrasts with the outer cases, designed as an homage to the treasure chests found at the bottom of the seas. Wood is the chosen material for the 7 year old, while the more exclusive 25 year old rum comes in a copper case. Like old sunken chests, their surfaces are worn out by the slow and punishing effects of time, but they still fulfil the task of perfectly sealing the precious treasure held inside: Mata Diablo Rum.