Rum Cristal de Roche
Rhum Blanc Superieur au Vesou. In Rums derived from the Vesou one finds vegetal aromas and flavors of sugarcane. Rums of molasses offer caramelized flavors more or less pronounced.
Provenance: Cannes Besch, 12/29/2012
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For a spirit made from sugar, rhum has been a favorite concoction of the “old salts” of the world’s navies and merchant fleets for hundreds of years. By happy coincidence for British sailors, England captured Jamaica in 1655, just about the time rhum was first being distilled in the Caribbean. Captains began allotting their shipmates rations of rhum and lime juice. The juice warded off scurvy and the alcohol killed the bacteria that often made the ships’ water supply questionable.