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By Jared McDaniel Brown, Anistatia Renard Miller, Dave Broom

Who relatively invented the Daiquiri and the Mojito, the world's so much cherished rum beverages? Is it real that Christopher Columbus introduced the 1st sugar cane seedlings to Cuba? What makes genuine Cuban rum varied from all others? Spirits and beverages historians Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown discover the beginning of Cuban rum and the inseparable dating it has with the Cuban humans and their tradition including rum historian Dave Broom and mixologist Nick Strangeway in Cuba: The Legend of Rum. Rum was once no longer invented by way of African slaves, who have been compelled to paintings on sugar cane plantations during the Caribbean. quite, the delivery of this New international spirit strains its lineage to Brazil and southeast Asia. and because the authors came across, Cuban rum was once a baby of the economic Revolution, profiting from applied sciences that stronger the standard, flavor, and visual appeal of this flexible cocktail factor. This full-colour, illustrated version additionally info the background of Cuba's famed bars and bartenders, the cantineros, in addition to the tales at the back of such vintage Cuban cocktails because the Daiquiri, Mojito, Cuba Libre, and Mary Pickford. tips to behavior a tasting of good, genuine Cuban rums. observe Cuban rum's courting to the Cuban humans of their tune and their faith. Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown are the authors of Shaken no longer Stirred: a party of the Martini and The Soul of Brasil. they're the administrators of Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux in southern France in addition to the publishers of Mixologist: The magazine of the yankee Cocktail. Spirits specialist Dave Broom is the writer of Rum and contributing editor to Whisky journal. Award-winning mixologist and beverages advisor Nick Strangeway is well-versed within the origins and improvement of vintage Cuban cocktails after constructing the beverage programme, in 2004, for Floridita London, the British department of the famed Havana restaurant-bar

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Repeal of Prohibition did not cease the revelry that could be heard from the Paseo del Prado, along the Malecón and throughout Old Havana.

This wasn’t the fine rum we know today. Initially it was considered only worthy to be drunk by workers and slaves. That changed as sugar planters realized that if they improved the quality of this molasses distillate, they could increase profits from the crop. Cuban settlers, however, watched as neighboring islands grew fat on the profits from sugar. The Spanish were CUBA: The Legend of Rum b 43 WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM HAVANA CLUB The consumption of rum has long been associated with the pirates who marauded the Caribbean from the 1500s through the 1800s.

However, steam had arrived in Cuba prior to the railway’s construction. Another enterprising pioneer, Pedro Diago, owner of the Santa Elena plantation and sugar mill is considered to be the father of modern Cuban rum production. Already acclaimed for his innovative farming and processing techniques, in 1818 he imported the second 50 b CUBA: The Legend of Rum WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM HAVANA CLUB CUBA: The Legend of Rum b 51 WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM HAVANA CLUB 52 b CUBA: The Legend of Rum WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM HAVANA CLUB steam engine to Cuba.

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