Monday, July 20, 2009
Fun Facts About Rum
You think you know all there is to know about rum? Well, you have no idea!! For example:
Did you know that rum was responsible for the American Revolution?
Did you know that rum was the equivalent to gold and used as currency in New England at the end of the 17th century?
Did you know that Bacardi has helped influence the architecture style in the Miami area?
Did you know that Jamaican rum is inspired by and uses a similar aging process to scotch whiskey?
Did you know that rum was rationed daily to British Royal Navy seamen for more than 300 years?
Did you know that rum has been gaining mainstream popularity thanks to flavored rums?
Did you know that July 19th is National Daiquiri Day?
Does expensive light rum make a better tasting mojito than it’s inexpensive counterpart?
To learn about these fun facts, check out my Examiner article HERE.