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Review: Cruzan Guava Rum

cruzan guava - CopyCruzan Guava rum was introduced May 2008.  It was the first and now over six years later, the only guava flavored rum.  It is one of 15 rum flavors Cruzan creates 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 then shipped to the Florida Caribbean Distillers in Auburndale Florida where natural guava flavor is added before bottling at 55 proof.  The guava is native to Mexico, Central and Northern South America.  While there are several varieties of guava, the apple guava is by far the most popular.  It is round to oval in shape and typically green when ripe. Read more »