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Rum Journal: The New Depaz VSOP

 By Alexander Britell Ever since I first tried the old Rhum Depaz VSOP, the one that came in the dark wine-style bottle, I was hooked. It was a great value rhum agricole, eminently drinkable but with serious complexity. It was …

Rum Journal: A Rum Corner at the Bitter End Yacht Club

 After a long day on the North Sound you need a good rum. But not just any rum will do. So you walk around the Windward Mark Bar and find the rum corner. This is the home of rum at …

Rum Journal: A Martinique Rhum from the Base of a Volcano

 To find this rum, you must journey to the base of a volcano. Here at the foot of Mont Pelee, that fearsome summit in the north of Martinique, is the home of Rhum Depaz. And this beautiful plantation makes some …

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 By Alexander Britell TROIS ILETS — You know you’ve ordered properly when the barman leaves to fetch the key. At the wonderful Le Gommier bar at the Hotel Bakoua in Martinique, it’s hard not to make the right choice — …

 Above: the Depaz plantation in Martinique (CJ Photo) It’s simple: we at Rum Journal love Martinique’s Rhum Depaz. In fact, its Cuvee Prestige took home the Rhum Agricole of the Year award last year. But it remains largely a secret …

 Above: RUMBAR at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne (All photos by CJ) RUMBAR, the famous rum bar on the island of Key Biscayne off the coast of Miami, has a new look. The bar, which Rum Journal named one of the …

 We all know the Ti’ Punch, the classic cocktail of the French West Indies. And we all know the Mojito, the classic cocktail of Cuba. Well, rhum house Depaz, located near the base of the famous Mont Pelee in Martinique, …