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August 24, 2022

Int’l delegations from Ghana and Trinidad coming for Guyana Rum Fest

Food, beverage, and good old Guyanese culture are what encapsulate the Guyana Rum Festival which returns on September 10 and 11 at the Everest Cricket Club, with an aim to reverberate Guyana’s rich history in Sugar cultivation and rum manufacturing. Established in 2019, the festival returns to in-person activities and organiser, Yonnick David, told the […]

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August 24, 2022

Rum Regions: Guyana

In rum history’s annals, Demerara rum from Guyana is among the most storied styles of rum. But beyond vague descriptions including “smokey” and “made from Demerara sugarcane,” most enthusiasts don’t know much about what makes Guyana’s rum unique. Early History The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in the northeast region of South America […]

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August 24, 2022

Aren’t Rum & Cachaça the same?

I was recently asked to explain the difference between rum and cachaça and so I thought I would have a go at answering here in the event that anyone else is asked the same or wants to know. We all know that rum comes from the alcohol that is produced when you distil fermented molasses […]

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