What’s the Difference between Rum and Rhum Agricole?

The wonderful world of rum is filled with many variations of the spirit, we know it can get a bit confusing. One of the more simple ways to help distinguish the differences are with the 101's. For us that means distinguishing the difference between rum and rhum with an h, which is rhum agricole! For some of ...

L’Esprit de Damoiseau – Cocktail Competition!

Damoiseau Cocktail Competition to Win a trip to Guadeloupe About Damoiseau Rhum Rhum Damoiseau is the most popular rhum known in the French archipelago of Guadeloupe. The brand embodies the rich, quality-driven approach to French Caribbean Rhum while still maintaining a sense of humor and humility that is so prevalent in the sporty and casual culture of ...

Rum Journal: A Sweet Ti’ Punch in St Martin

Another take on a Caribbean classic GRAND CASE — There is another way to make a Ti’ Punch, the simplest, purest, greatest cocktail in the West Indies. The usual way is with brown sugar, lime and rhum agricole blanc. Or, perhaps simple syrup in lieu of the sugar. But Philippe Auger, who has managed the bar at the ...

An Introduction to Ti’ Punch

The rum world is a place of multifaceted beauty, and one of the more captivating styles of the spirit is the category of rhum agricole, traditionally made in the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Our July/August issue touches on a few ways talented bartenders are using rhum agricole in cocktails, but this flavorful type ...