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The name for this spirit is derived from the English "rumbullion" (turmoil, turmoil) and probably refers to excessive enjoyment of it. It is made from molasses of sugar cane, rarely from fresh sugar cane juice. The so-called Inländerrum is made from sugar beet molasses distilled, The alcohol content amounts to. 37.5% vol .; a high percentage rum with the. 57.15% vol. called "Overproof Rum".

Rum - sugarcane molasses and rum brands

It is unknown where exactly the first rum was made, and the most probable origin is the former British colony of Barbados. But also Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Cuba and Brazil called. In any case, it originated as a by-product of sugar cane cultivation. One of the biggest manufacturers is the beverage multinational Bacardi-Martini Limited, Rum is an extremely popular component of many cocktails, as well as other alcoholic mixed drinks such as fire tongs punch. mulled wine and grog,

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