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Posts from the ‘Lemon Rum’ Category


Review: Bacardi Limon Rum

 Bacardi Limon Rum - CopyBacardi Limon Rum was the worlds first flavored rum when it was launched in 1995.  It is now one of 16 flavored rums they create with rum distilled in Puerto Rico.  Their rum is made with molasses and a single strain of yeast, Le Levadura Bacardi that is fermented for 30 hours in closed fermentation tanks.  The fermented molasses is split with some column distilled and some beer distilled.  Each is aged separately in charred American white oak barrels previously used to age bourbon.  Once mature the rums are blended and filtered through a mix of charcoal made from tropical woods and coconut shells.  Natural flavors are then infused before bottling in Jacksonville Florida. Read more »


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 »