All about Rum

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All about Rum
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2010-08-16 22:35:27
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  1. Rum
    Oldest alcoholic beverage

    • Extracting juice from sugarcane
    • Boiled to a syrup
    • Syrup is separated into crystalized sugar/molasses
    • Mixed with water and yeast
    • Fermented and distilled

    • Caribbean, Argentina, Austrailia, Brazil, Hawaii, Indonesia, Madagascar, Peru, Phillippines, US
    • oak aged for 1-10 years
    • 80-160 proof
  2. Light Rum
    • Dry
    • Colorless
    • Faint, sweet molasses flavor
    • aged 6-12 months
    • Produced in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Virgin Islands, Mexico, Venezuuela
  3. Medium Rum
    • Gold/ amber color
    • Richer flavor
    • Mellower than light rum
    • Aged about 3 years
    • Produced by same countries as light rum
  4. Dark Rums
    • Typically aged 5-7 years
    • "dunder" is added to a new batch of water and sugar ready to be fermented
    • -gives rum a fuller body, aroma, and texture
    • Compared to a fine cognac
    • Producers are barbados, guyana, jamaica, martinique, and trinidad
  5. Spiced/ Aromatic Rums
    • Addition of spices and tropical flavoring
    • Typically make from light rums
    • Most are bottled at less than 80 proof
  6. Rum Brands
    • 7 Cruzan
    • 8 bacardi- light
    • 9 bacardi 151- light
    • 8 bacardi limon- aro
    • 8 bacardi o- aro
    • 8 captin morgan- spiced
    • 8 cruzan citrus- aro
    • 12 cruzan single barrel- med
    • 8 malibu- aro
    • 9 myers- dark
    • 9 leblon cachaca- med

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