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.