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Rum Journal: From the Bahamas, a Tequila-Finished Rum

 You can call it cask-finishing or barrel finishing or secondary aging or whatever you like. But it’s no secret that using the barrels that once held other spirits to give different personalities to rum is an increasingly prominent trend in …

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Bonaire Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Food Destination

 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

A Major New Rum Distillery Is Coming to Grenada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s top rum-producing countries, the island of Grenada is about to get a major new addition. United Kingdom-based Renegade Rum has officially broken ground on its new Renegade Rum Distillery in …

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 By Alexander Britell Can a rum have a terroir? In Martinique, unlike the vast majority of rum-making regions around the world, rhum is made from the juice pressed from sugarcane stalks, not molasses, the latter of which is a by-product. …

 It’s something that could only happen in Martinique, it seems — the Caribbean has a new cutting-edge contemporary art museum — and it’s at a rum distillery. This is the new Fondation Clement, a 25,400-square-foot contemporary art museum set at the legendary …

 Above: tasting rums at Foursquare (all photos by CJ) BARBADOS — IT’S A place where the rum flows like water. On every block, at every street corner, there’s a rum shop or a rum bar or a place to find …

 Above: a bottle of Don Q By the Caribbean Journal staff Destileria Serralles, the producer famous for Puerto Rico’s Don Q rum, will be expanding its rum production in Puerto Rico, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced Tuesday. The Ponce-based distillery, …

 Above: 10 Cane By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury giant LVMH is shifting the production of its flagship rum brand 10 Cane from Trinidad to Barbados. The Paris-based firm announced that it would be blending and bottling 10 Cane at …

 Above: The Seven Fathoms distillery in Georgetown (All photos by Rum Journal)A NUMBER OF RUMS have a unique raison d’être: high altitude, volcanic soil, aging done in more than one country. But a rum from the Cayman Islands has a …