martinique

‘Ti Punch

July 14, 2011
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It’s the national drink of Martinique, a favorite of rhum enthusiasts everywhere, and scarcely known outside of those circles, but the ‘Ti Punch is one of the most easily sipped tropical libations ever concocted.

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La Favorite Blanc

March 29, 2010
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La Favorite has been producing Rhum Agricole on the island of Martinique since around 1843. The Blanc is made by distilling a fermented mash of freshly pressed sugar cane juice. A single copper column still is used to produce the blanc, which is taken off of the still at around 70% abv (140 proof). This white spirit is then rested in oak before being bottled at 50% abv (100 proof).

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Clément V.S.O.P.

July 15, 2008

OK, so maybe I’m a little crazy for trying to squeeze in a rum review the day before I start my Tales of the Cocktail adventure.  I’ve been called worse. Sometimes though, there’s just a rum that calls to you…that sits there on your shelf, taunting you, flirting with you with it’s curvy bottle and […]

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