Fun hour and half tasting rum with the “boys”. Good information and discussion. Looking forward to the next tasting group
DID YOU KNOW...
The use of sugar cane distinguishes rum from all other production of sugar. The skimmings were obtained from the boiling of the sugar cane and were mixed with molasses and “dunder” (leftover sediment in the still). The molasses-cane juice mixture is then fermented and distilled. Pot stills are used in many of the traditional rums, though most now use continuous column stills. liquors. Many of the early Caribbean rums were produced with molasses and “skimmings” from the