Tag: long pond

Jamaican Rum on Acid: How Vinegar Brings the Funk

The learning never stops. For several years I’ve endeavored to understand the flavor science and history behind Jamaican rum’s unique hogo. As part of that…

Long Pond Distillery, Fermentation room, 2018 July 17th. Photo credit: Long Pond Distillery

Jamaica’s Long Pond Rum Distillery Damaged by Fire

According to the Jamaica Observer, Jamaica’s Long Pond rum distillery has been severely hobbled by a fire. The historic distillery, known for its classic pot…

Long Pond rums at Maison Ferrand

The Case of the Missing Marque – The Barrel Did It

During my recent visit to Maison Ferrand (home of Cognac Ferrand and Plantation Rum) I posted a picture on Facebook that seemed innocuous enough. The…

The Rum Nut’s Quick-Ref Guide to Visiting Jamaica

Posting this because the same four questions keep coming up on Facebook and elsewhere: What distilleries should I go to? (There are only 6 on…

Long Pond, Jamaica. Photo credit: Maison Ferrand

Long Pond Returns! Jamaica’s Historic Rum Distillery Resumes Operation

As a confirmed Jamaican rum “dunderhead,” I obsessively track every snippet of news regarding the island’s rum industry. So it was with great joy that…

An exclusive visit to Jamaica’s historic Long Pond Rum Distillery

In early 2016, I toured a number of Jamaican rum distilleries as part of a tour organized by WIRSPA and their Authentic Caribbean Rum (ACR)…

Suitcase Rum: 2002 Vale Royal Wedderburn (Jamaica)

“Suitcase” posts here on CocktailWonk.com cover spirits that aren’t readily available in the United States, and possibly other locales – they’re spirits I’ve found while…