How to Make Funky Rum in Jamaica

How to Make Funky Rum in Jamaica

The first time that our guest walked into the distillery her grandfather had acquired, she thought she was walking into a museum. Nothing had changed since the 1700’s. Christelle Harris soon realized that it was for this exact reason that Hampden Estate Rum would become so famous.

Jamaican rum is known for its “funky” esters, the compounds that give it its distinctive flavor, and Hampden Estate could possibly be the most “estery” of all Jamaican rums.  Christelle reveals why the process will never change.


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