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Posts from the ‘Cruzan Rum’ Category

9
Jun

Review: Cruzan Tropical Fruit Rum

Cruzan Tropical Fruit Rum was just released.  It is one of 23 rum varieties, 16 of them flavored rums, currently produced by Cruzan.  In 1760 a sugar mill began crushing sugar cane at the current site of the Cruzan Distillery.  Since the early 1800’s the Nelthropp Family has lived on the island of St Croix and worked at this distillery.  The eighth generation is currently working at this distillery.  Cruzan Tropical Fruit is made from cane molasses and tropical rain water.  After a five column distillation the rum is aged in oak barrels.  Natural flavors including Pineapple, Passion Fruit, Guava, Lime, and Orange and added before bottling at 42 proof. Read more »

16
Jun

Recipe: Cruzan Mango Sunset

Cruzan Mango Sunset

Happy Fathers Day

Cruzan Mango Sunset Image1 1/4 Oz. Cruzan Single Barrel Rum

3/4 Oz. Cruzan Mango Rum

1 1/2 Oz. Fresh Lemon Sour

1/2 Oz. Mango Puree

Shake With Ice

Strain Into a Chilled Cocktail Glass

Slowly Pour 1/2 Oz. Pomegranate Juice in Center of Cocktail

Garnish With a Lime Wheel and Pomegranate Seeds

For More Cruzan Rum Information and Drink Recipes

www.cruzanrum.com

5
Jan

Review: Cruzan Estate Diamond Light Rum

Cruzan Estate Diamond RumCruzan Estate Diamond Light Rum is one of three rums in their Distillers Collection.  It is named after the original sugar mill that began crushing cane in 1760 at the current site of the Cruzan Rum Distillery.  The rum is triple distilled in a five column continuous still and is a blend of rum that has been aged in American Oak Barrels for between 5-12 years.  The rum is then charcoal filtered for a smoother cleaner finish, and to strip away the color. Read more »

21
Dec

Review: Cruzan 9 Spiced Rum

Cruzan 9 Spiced Rum - CopyCruzan 9 Spiced Rum was introduced September 9, 2010.  They start with a rum base made with tropical rain water and high quality molasses shipped from their sugar plantations.  An exclusive five column distillation process is used to remove the impurities.  Once distilled the rum is aged in charred American oak barrels.  Unlike most spiced rums that provide a vague description of the spices used in creating their rum, Cruzan lists on the bottles label the 9 spices used in crafting their rum.  Those 9 spices include allspice, vanilla, cinnamon, pepper, ginger, nutmeg, clove, mace, and juniper berry. Read more »

23
Jul

Review: Cruzan Aged Light Rum

Cruzan aged light rum - CopyCruzan Aged Light rum is made in St. Croix at the spot where in 1760 a sugar mill once operated.  The Nelthropp family  built a distillery at this site in the early 1800’s.  Today the eighth generation of Nelthropp’s are still working there.  Cruzan Aged Light rum is made with tropical rain water and high quality molasses.  They use a five column distillation process and remove the heads and fusel oils from each batch.  The rum is aged in American oak barrels and a blend of rums aged between one and four years is selected.  The rum is then filtered before bottling at 80 proof. Read more »

30
Mar

Review: Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Rum

Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Rum - CopyCruzan Blueberry Lemonade rum is set for release in April.  I was lucky enough to get my hands on a bottle a little early.  It is one of 16 rum flavors they create with rum distilled in St Croix with tropical rain water and high quality molasses.  The Nelthropp family has been crafting rum for eight generations since they launched the Cruzan brand of rum in the early 1800’s.  They use a five column distillation process before aging in oak barrels.  The rum is shipped to Florida where natural blueberry and lemon flavor is added before bottling at 42 proof. Read more »

17
Mar

Review: Cruzan Black Strap Rum

cruzan black strap rum - CopyCruzan Black Strap rum is one of 23 rums current crafted in St Croix by the Nelthropp family who have been distilling rum there for 250 years.  The distillery is now operated by the eighth generation of the Nelthropp family.  The classic dark Navy rum is the inspiration for creating Cruzan Black Strap.  It is distilled five times to remove the heads and fusel oils before aging in oak barrels. Read more »

12
Mar

Review: Cruzan Citrus Rum

cruzan citrus rum - CopyCruzan Citrus rum was introduced in 2002.  It is one of 15 rum flavors they create with rum distilled in St. Croix with tropical rain water and high quality molasses.  They use a five column distillation process before aging in oak barrels.  The rum is shipped to Florida where natural lemon, lime, and grapefruit flavor is added before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

22
Jan

Review: Cruzan Passion Fruit Rum

cruzan passion fruit rum - CopyCruzan Passion Fruit rum was introduced April 2013.  It is one of 15 rum flavors they create with rum distilled in St. Croix with tropical rain water and high quality molasses.  They use a five column distillation process and they remove the heads and fusel oils from each batch before aging in oak barrels.  The rum is shipped to Florida where natural passion fruit flavor is added before bottling at 42 proof. Read more »

15
Dec

Review: Cruzan Vanilla Rum

cruzan vanilla - Copy - CopyCruzan Vanilla rum is one of 15 rum flavors they create with rum distilled in St. Croix with tropical rain water and high quality molasses.  They use a five column distillation process and they remove the heads and fusel oils from each batch before aging in oak barrels.  The rum is shipped to Florida where natural vanilla flavor is added before bottling at 42 proof. Read more »