August 16 – National Rum Day

National Rum Day

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 Facts on Rum

  • Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane byproducts.
  • Rum is a versatile spirit and bartenders use it in creative ways.
  • White Rums are generally light-bodied and are primarily used in mixed drinks.
  • The darker rums are more full bodied and make to be drunk straight up.
  • The Caribbean is the epicenter of world Rum production. Virtually every major island group produces its own distinct Rum style.

August – National Catfish Month

National Catfish Month

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Facts on Catfish

  • Catfish have a distinctive taste; moist, sweet and mild flavored with firm flesh
  • Texans eat more catfish than any other state in America.
  • Catfish don’t have scales, therefore are not a kosher fish.
  • The “whiskers” that make catfish look like cats allow the fish to find food in the murkiest of water.
  • The Catfish is the official fish of Mississippi.