Despite its age, the history of this mythical Jamaican distillery is mostly unknown. Its rums…
Tag: plantation rum
Jamaica… an island lost in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and off the coast of Haiti. Colonized in 1494 by the Spanish, the island officially became English in 1670 and finally gained independence in 1962 and remains part of the Commonwealth.
This drink now dominates ski slopes and Christmas markets. There are countless recipes in existence, but the principle remains the same; wine, spices and honey.
To respond to this question directly, a rum stops being a rum if, when tasted, it no longer exhibits the characteristics of its base material, which is sugarcane, in any one of its different forms. This principle is key.