10 Best rum of 2019

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  • Wayne Curtis
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • Edition no. 0 (06/05/2018)
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  • QUALITY: This is one of the best superior quality gourmet...
  • Ian Smiley, Eric Watson, Michael Delevante
  • Publisher: White Mule Press
  • Hardcover: 162 pages
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  • Isabel Boons, Tom Neijens
  • Publisher: Lannoo Publishers
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
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  • Ten Speed Pr
  • Martin Cate, Rebecca Cate
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • As refreshing as an island breeze
  • Formulated with essence of bay tree and exotic spices
  • A classic all-purpose fragrance

Rum counselor

At the rum it is an alcoholic beverage made from the dark brown sugar syrup of the sugar cane (molasses), in some regions becomes rum but also produced from fresh sugar cane juice. Related products are rum blended and domestic rum, with an average alcohol content of 37.5 percent. rum Today, it is produced in many countries worldwide, with the best known and highest quality rum varieties coming from the Caribbean.

History and production

The history of rum started in the Caribbean in the 17th century. The first written mention of the drink dates back to the year 1650. The manufacturing process of rum is very simple and has changed only minimally over the centuries. rum is usually made from molasses. In contrast to the traditional rum is for Rhum Agricole or Cachaçaused as raw material freshly pressed sugar cane juice. In the first stage of production, the molasses is mixed with sugar cane juice and water to make the mash. In the second stage of production, the mixture is fermented so that it contains about 4% – 5% alcohol content after the fermentation process. This mixture is distilled so that the recovered distillate has an alcohol content of 65% to 75%. After the high percentage distillate is diluted with water, you get white rum. The actual manufacturing process is over. Furthermore, the rum is stored in barrels for storage (similar to whiskey production) to give it a certain flavor.

High quality rum from Jamaica

The most famous and best rums come from the Caribbean. The Caribbean Islands have a long rum tradition, with Jamaica being home to one of the oldest and best-known rum distilleries. The oldest rum producer is Appleton Estate. Located in the Nassau Valley, this traditional company runs sugar cane plantations and distilleries in Jamaica, where rum has been made since 1749. Appleton produces numerous world-famous rum varieties such as Appleton Estate Reserve Blend or Appleton Estate V / X. Appleton Estate’s rum, for its quality and taste, has been honored with numerous prizes and awards over the decades. In particular, the „Appleton 21 years“ in the Wine Enthusiast Rating of 2014 with 98 out of a possible 100 points convinced and scored as many points as no other rum variety before. In taste all rum varieties from the production of Appleton Estate taste very complex, soft and mild. The aromas of fruit, vanilla and dried fruit give the appleton rum a unique taste that looks very elegant and balanced on the finish.

Rum cocktails

You do not always have to drink rum pure. It is ideal as a base for various alcoholic long drinks and cocktails.

Cuba Libre; This long drink is among the mixed drinks to an everlasting classic. The Cuba Libre stands with its name for the Cuban freedom fight and should evoke pure Caribbean feeling. Whether you prefer the long drink with lemons or limes, the result is always meaningful. Cuban Blanco rum in combination with commercial cola is ideal for a tingling drinking experience. The Cuba Libre is mixed by filling a glass with ice cubes and pouring rum over it. Then squeeze a lime or lemon over the glass and add cola.

Long Island Iced Tea; This mixed drink is composed of five spirits, so the drink is correspondingly strong and has nothing in common with an ice tea. In addition to Blanco rum, vodka, tequilaand ginfor use. The mixed drink gets the characteristic taste through the use of the liqueur Triple Sec Curacao or Cointreau. In addition, there is a small breeze of lemon juice and sugar syrup, which give the drink a fruity-sour note.

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