We’re absolutely bonkers for rum at Cocktail Wonk. We’ve written about rum more than any other spirit. For the reader just discovering Cocktail Wonk, here’s a curated list of links to check out.
You can easily find all rum-related posts via this link.
General Rum Knowledge
- Can rum survive its moment in the sun?
- Rum categories and what’s wrong with them
- Rum is not inherently sweet
- E&A Scheer – Rum blenders to the World
- Black Rum: Setting the Record Straight
Advanced Rum Knowledge
- The science of rum flavors
- Jamaican dunder and muck
- Nicaraguan sugar cane worker deaths – Beyond the headlines
- Age Statements: Not Always Worth the Paper They’re Printed On?
- St. George Spirits
- Lost Spirits (Salinas – original distillery)
- Lost Spirits (Los Angeles – new distillery)
New U.S. Rum Releases
Every few months I scan the U.S. government web site to see what label approvals have been granted recently. This link gets you to all those posts.