Not the frozen ones you get on a cruise (but we don’t discriminate), but the classic daiquiri. They are watered as they are crushed, as soaking the fibres dissolves the residual sugar, thus increasing the amount of sugar extracted. The fact that both cane sugar and sugar beets have high amounts of sucrose is irrelevant. Get regular updates from NYT Cooking, with recipe suggestions, cooking tips and shopping advice. Yet somehow, people mistakenly think that sugar beets can make a rum. Thanks for sharing!

I mean, technically a grain alcohol is moonshine, and vodka is made from potatoes..yet tons of vodka is made from corn in the US.

Their 1671 bottle commemorates the actual Captain Morgan sailing the high-seas and aims to be a lower-ABV sipping spiced rum.

This is a massive step up from Malibu and also probably deserves a much higher spot on this list. #mountgayblackbarrel #barbados #pourtherum #drinkrum #instarum #rumtasting #rumlife #rumlove #drinkstagram #rumdrinking, A post shared by Will Janes (@pourtherum) on May 25, 2020 at 10:10am PDT, Expression to Try: Mount Gay Black Barrel In the late 19th century, after an overproduction of sugar, some distilleries began distilling sugar cane wine, the first rhum agricole/cane juice rum.

The conquistadors aimed to produce sugar for export to Europe.

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“With clairin, there’s definitely something new to talk about.”, Rhum agricole and clairin, distilled from the juice of fresh-cut sugar cane, can be a new experience for those used to sipping molasses-based rums. This spiced from Trinidad and Tobago starts off with rums aged for one to two years. “There’s a real desperation for lots of these spirits to say they’re the ‘mezcal’ of whatever because of economic success,” said Bobby Heugel, the owner of several high-profile bars in Houston, including Anvil Bar & Refuge and the Pastry War, that have extensive mezcal and rum lists.

ABV: 35% Rustic?

Fresh honeycomb meets Christmas spice initially. The spiced rum is moved into Spanish oak for an additional year of mellowing before bottling. Notes of wood, smoke, and citrus make appearances as the velvet end fades slowly through the senses.

Sadly, “rum” made from sugar beets isn’t the only affront to the rum world. Your takeaway from all this? That is, yeast can consume them to create ethanol – the “good” alcohol in distilled spirits.

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But over the past several months, an unaged rum from Haiti called clairin, also made from fresh-pressed sugar cane juice, began popping up on cocktail menus. “Pure sugar cane juice rum is always a bit more sophisticated,” Mr. Biondi said.

The resulting molasses is highly concentrated with glucose, fructose, and other organic compounds, but with far less sucrose than it started with. Tasting Notes:

The juice in its stalk may contain up to 15% sucrose (saccharose). Caramel is added near the end to hold the color. But how much does this really help American consumers understand an unfamiliar liquor? For several years, craft mezcal — made from wild agave, cooked under the earth and distilled once in small batches — has been the darling mark of authenticity for the cocktail crowd. Originally from Oceania, sugar cane is a grass with a stalk about five centimetres in diameter and can grow up to six metres tall. By definition, molasses-based rums are more processed than those made from fresh sugar cane.

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“It’s hard not to be drawn to the authenticity of these projects,” he said. It’s popular to say that rum has no rules, which is manifestly incorrect.

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The juice is then mellowed in ex-bourbon barrels for over a decade before the master blender creates a damn-near perfect sip.

This creates a more floral, earthy, fruity Rum. . Obviously not. Nebraska’s Cherished Runza: Is It a Sandwich? The rum itself is crafted from heirloom sugar cane, yeast and rainforest canopy water sourced from the distillery’s Belizean farm … which sits next to a luxurious eco-resort called the Copal Tree Lodge, located within 22,000 acres of rainforest preserve within the Maya Mountains of Punta Gorda. Bonus side note: If you simply condensed cane juice, but not to the point of sucrose crystallization, it would be called “cane syrup” or “cane honey.”. So, let’s get just a bit geeky and clear up some misconceptions about rum and sugar. To figure out which rums the people are drinking, we popped over to Ranker. Stone fruit and Christmas spices coalesce on the nose.

Aside from the fact that it’s one of our favorite ways to enjoy white rum, the daiquiri is also one of the fundamental cocktails to know how to make so you can start creating your own riffs.