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Why the Best Caribbean Rums Are Coming to One Island 

 Those hard-to-find bottles. The rhum agricoles, the limited editions, the parcellaires, the cask strength expressions.  If you’re a rum lover in the United States, they’re all almost impossible to find, even with rum continuing to grow in popularity. And if …

Rum Journal: A Major New Rum From Diplomatico 

 That green bottle.  For many, Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva, the Venezuelan rum that comes in that instantly recognizable green bottle, is their entry point into the world of premium rum.  It’s a very good value, it’s accessible, it’s drinkable.  That’s made …

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Rum Journal: Martinique’s Rhum Clement Is At It Again 

 Rhum Agricole is different.  But it’s not just the complexity, the artistry, the overwhelming quality.  It’s that every year, the sugarcane harvest is different; and when you’re dealing with a pure agricultural product, with pure sugarcane juice, that means every …

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 Two years ago in St Barth, a never-before-seen field of the world’s most expensive rums faced off in a rum category for the ages.  And this week in St Barth, history was made again.  For the first time ever, the …

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 A master class in rare bottlings of Jamaican rum. A rum-and-cigar pairing with Davidoff. A blind-tasting competition of the Caribbean’s most sought-after rums. A journey through the world of the Rhum Agricole of Martinique and Guadeloupe.  It’s the Caribbean’s leading …

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 Early November is one of the best times to visit the remarkable French Caribbean island of St Barth.  You won’t find the crowds of December and January, but the villas, hotels, restaurants and hotspots are open. (Here’s all you need …

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 It’s never easy for lovers of rhum agricole in the United States.  Supply of the cane-juice nectar of the French Caribbean has always been scant in America, with just a few brands that have even entered the market in the …

 The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the region’s leading celebration of fine rum, is set for the first week of November.  This year’s fourth annual edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards will be held from Nov. 2-7, with an unmatched …

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 There are jaguars in the cane fields.  In the heart of a rainforest in southern Belize, one of the Caribbean’s newest rum companies is doing something very special.  It’s a sustainable rum, a sugarcane rum and — and most importantly, a …

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 There’s a pantheon of “overproof” rums across the Caribbean, a fiery group of sought-after expressions like Grenada’s Rivers Rum and St Vincent and the Grenadine’s aptly, wonderfully named Very Strong Rum.  In recent years, the overproof category has seen a …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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 Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coast near Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village that’s turned into one of the Caribbean’s coolest beach towns.  And the place that largely kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le …

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 There’s a new epicenter in the world of Caribbean rum: the island of St Barth.  In a turbulent year around the world, the island played host to the ultimate rum experience of 2020: the Caribbean Rum Awards and St Barth …

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 A group of the most legendary rum makers in the Caribbean is heading to St Barth in November for the Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience.  This year’s Caribbean Rum Awards and St Barth Rum Festival will gather a who’s who of …

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 The Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience is returning this Nov. 10-15, 2020 in St Barth.  The 2020 edition of Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Rum Awards and the St Barth Rum Festival, a week-long celebration of the Caribbean’s finest rum, will return to …

 Sure, you’ll find a lot of recipes for hot buttered rum this week, or perhaps an early egg nog with spiced rum. But why not go grand? That’s where our favorite new recipe comes in: the Creole Royale, a French …

 It’s no secret we’re big fans of Martinique’s Habitation Saint-Etienne, or Rhum HSE. It’s a distillery we’ve often praised for its creativity, particularly for its pioneering work in finishing traditional rhums agricoles in barrels like sherry and malt whisky. The …

 There’s something different about sipping a glass of fine rum. Sure, there are great spirits from around the world. But when you drink a glass of rum, you’re tasting something else — history, culture, love, torment, romance. You are tasting …