Sunday, July 5, 2009

Rum: What? Where? History?

Whenever I think of rum, I immediately think of the trip I took with my family to Belize. In the warm tropical climate, there never seemed to be a shortage of rum and rum inspired cocktails. Everywhere we went on the island, it seemed like our “Jungle Juice” (rum mixed with a variety of fruit juices) was right there with us. Caribbean Islands are popularly associated with the origins of rum. The reason why rum comes from the Caribbean is because sugar cane thrives in the tropical and subtropical environments. Sugar cane is the main ingredient used in making rum. Read More...

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