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Internet Mourns The Death Of 'Old Monk' Creator Kapil Mohan

Photo credits: @gandharva | thewhiskyexchange

Photo credits: @gandharva | thewhiskyexchange

*Makes Coke-Old Monk peg and sobs in a corner*

The man behind the iconic Indian dark rum Old Monk breathed his last on 6th January as per the reports.

Brigadier (retd.) Kapil Mohan, the former Chairman and MD of Mohan Meakin Ltd. which makes and bottles Old Monk among other beverages suffered a fatal cardiac arrest at his residence in Ghaziabad, TOI reported.

Recipient of the fourth highest Indian civilian award -- Padma Shri -- Mohan reportedly kept unwell in his last years.

The dark rum with its distinct vanilla flavour was launched back in 1954 and became the largest selling dark rum in the world for many years.

As soon the news hit the Internet, social media users and Old Monk lovers united to pay their tributes to Mohan.

first published:January 09, 2018, 11:59 IST