All posts by Laura Kivlen

THE DNA OF CARIBBEAN R(H)UM

THE DNA OF CARIBBEAN R(H)UM 1

Rum is as ancient as distillation itself. Most historians agree that, when humans first learned to refine fermented alcohol into a distilled spirit, the first booze we made was from the juice of sugarcane. It makes sense. No natural sugar is so easily fermented as, well, sugar itself. When Alexander the Great came to the … Read More

Ignite Your Spirits!

Ignite Your Spirits!

Winter is always a time of recovery, resolution, hibernation, hunkering down, working hard, and for some of us, hard drinking. Whether you are looking for consolation or celebration in bottle form, what better than something with a little extra kick like overproof spirits? What is proof? Alcohol proof is a measure of the content of … Read More