The West Indies – ‘The Caribbean Spirit’

The West Indies – ‘The Caribbean Spirit’


Rum conjures up images of sailors, pirates and smugglers rolling out barrels of liquid gold on to isolated beaches, by the light of a silvery moon. The English know it as rum, the French say rhum and the Spanish call it ron, but no matter how you say it, it’s intrinsically connected with the Caribbean. We visit a trio of countries in the region where some of the world’s finest rums are produced…

Story length: 1,600 words (plus extra drinks section)

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Photography by Paul Marshall
Text by Andrew Marshall