Picking up where we left off yesterday, here’s a classic 1987 TV commercial for Fernandes Vat 19 Rum from Trinidad that shows how a truly proud island rum expresses itself.

Okay, the ad is pretty funny by today’s standards, but Vat 19 is serious about its heritage. Check out this bit of positioning from the brand’s web page:

The folks at Kraken may have created some of the coolest online videos EVER, but as with their bottle and label, there’s no mention of the rum’s Trini roots – disrespect!

Trinidad, nice; Tobago, sweet… What’s not to like, Kraken?

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