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The label for this spirit derives from the English "rumbullion" (riot, turmoil) and probably refers to excessive enjoyment of it. It is obtained from molasses from sugar cane, less often from fresh sugar cane juice. The so-called domestic rum is made from sugar beet molasses distilled, The alcohol content amounts to. 37.5% vol; a high-proof rum with the. 57.15% vol. is called "Overproof Rum".

Rum - cane molasses and rum brands

Where exactly the first rum was made is unknown, the most likely origin is the former British colony of Barbados. Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Cuba and Brazil called. In any case, it was created as a waste product from sugar cane cultivation. One of the largest manufacturers is the beverage multinational Bacardi-Martini Limited, Rum is an extremely popular ingredient in many cocktails, as well as other alcoholic mixed drinks such as fire tongs punch. mulled wine and grog,

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