Details: Modern Caribbean Rum is the ultimate cane spirit deep dive, focusing on where rum originated: the Caribbean. This contemporary guide to rum and the industry that creates it is an invaluable reference for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
This comprehensive book peers deep into a spirit on the rise, with more than 800 pages and 900 full-color and historic images:
Part One: An overview of rum, its history, rum classifications, and misconceptions about the spirit.
Part Two: An intensive dive into rum making, including chapters on source materials, fermentation, distillation, aging, blending, and flavor science.
Part Three: The business of rum, including detailed knowledge on bulk and sourced rum, geographical indications and regulations, tariffs, trade organizations, brands, and much more.
Part Four: More than 500 pages itself, providing in-depth profiles of over 70 distilleries in twenty of the Caribbean’s rum-making regions.
Go behind the scenes and learn exactly how rum's iconic styles are made, including:
- Jamaican Rum
- Barbados Rum
- Demerara Rum
- Cuban Rum
- Rhum Agricole
- Much, much more
Author Matt Pietrek is a renowned spirits industry historian, consultant, and rum nerd. Best known for his Cocktail Wonk blog, he is also the co-author of Minimalist Tiki: A Cocktail Wonk Look at Classic Libations and the Modern Tiki Vanguard.