Rum – the spirit that spanned the globe.
The depth, spread, longevity & diversity of rum through all it’s manifestations is chronicled in this entertaining book – along with cocktail recipes if you wish to indulge.
From the days of slavery, pirates & colonial might – to the globalization of rum brands today – and all points in between.
Why Cuban rum is not available in the US to how Haiti is still an undeveloped nation.
Clairin to Cachaça – Demerara to dunder – it’s in here – along with an intriguing Newfoundland variation – Screech.
Politics, plunder, prohibition & popular music – rum has been central to them all.
Pour yourself a glass, sit down & enjoy the story.