Old Monk lovers drink nothing but Old Monk and it is India’s favourite drink. Old monk lovers do not care about expensive single malts or crazy wines – they just want the monk. Almost every Indian man has a story to tell related to his Old Monk experiences – and we’ll save it for another day as to why we are in love with it. Meanwhile, here are a few things that you might not know about this heavenly rum:

There is a beer by the name of Old Monk 10000 Super Beer.

(If you know where to buy this in India please let us know at @tadtop)SONY DSC

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First old monk was produced by Mohan Meakin Ltd at Kasauli in the Himalayan Mountains.


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It is now produced in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.


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Old monk has never advertised.


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It is sold with different alcohol content in India and USA. 42.8% in India and 40% in USA. The Army issue alcohol content is 50%.


The first time it was tasted officially was 19 December 1854 – we declare it as OLD MONK DAY – can we celebrate it as a national wet day ?


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Old Monk lost its rank as the largest selling dark rum in the world to McDowell’s No.1 Celebration Rum. Huh, as if we’re in that Quality Vs Quantity game.


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Old Monk is also the third largest selling Rum in the world. Comes in different shapes & sizes


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9 (pssst: Hardcore is old monk+water; neat old monk is level X)

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And this: There are no old monk fans, just lovers

Here are some cool things that you can buy from happilyunmarried.com:

Rum Heavy Metal Sign | Rum Glass | Rum Cushion Cover | Old Monk T-shirt