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Sugar, molasses, and rum

Sugar factory ruins, Dominican Republic

While the sugar industry powered the economic history of the Caribbean, its prized by-product—molasses—was used as early as 1637 to distill into rum.


Mount Gay, Barbados’ Quintessential Rum—the world’s oldest rum distillery leads a rum renaissance

By Joseph Micallef

Troy Media

June 17, 2016

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