Tag: cuban rum

The Complete, Unabridged Cuban Rum Regulations

In the aftermath of a May 2017 trip to Cuba with Havana Club, I wrote several articles about Cuban rum. The Cuban Rum Cheat Sheet…

Inside Havana Club’s Inner Sanctum: Ronera San José

In May 2017, I traveled to Cuba to immerse myself in the topic of Cuban rum as a guest of Havana Club. My two prior…

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The Many Lives of Havana Club

Spend any time pondering today’s rum industry, and mysteries start to pile up. Why are there so many brands without a distillery? How is there…

Photo credit, righthand image: Cuban rum "base." Photo credit: Caleb Krivoshey

Cuban Rum Cheat Sheet

There’s a hint of mythology regarding Cuban rum – a certain cachet, a promise of elegance. Much as the mere mention of “Japanese whisky” gets…