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Spiced rum

Type

Sugar cane & molasses-based spirits

Description

Generic rum with additive flavors, originally (and still) considered a folk liquor in Jamaica, it has become popular as commercially bottled by companies like Captain Morgan's and Bacardi Spice. The prevalent spice in spiced rum is vanilla with other spices in slight evidence, though in folk preparations cinnamon and allspice berry flavors are also common. The folk preparations (available only in Jamaica) are much preferable to the commercial bottlings.

Flavor

rum. sugar, vanilla and spice

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in Jamaica. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

Rum and vanilla

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