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Old 04-29-2010, 09:38 PM   #1
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Hi all,
I had no idea there was such interest in rum. I have just returned from a month long tour of Ile de la Réunion, Madagascar and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, east of Africa. All three destinations offer a variety of rums and rhum arrangés - unexpected treats. A tour and tasting of Réunion's oldest distillery (Charles Isautier) was a wonderful introduction to the industry side of things and we brought several bottles back with us to Australia. However my favourite was a mixed fruit arrangé stored and served on the dining room bar at le Vieux Cep hotel in Cilaos, Réunion. This has kindled my interest in the next logical step - preparing my own at home. I'm hoping this forum will provide useful suggestions on doing so.
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Welcome to the forums OzzRod. There are a lot of rums on the islands you mention and I'm sure you noticed that the diversity of sugar cane spirits unlike any other distilled spirit.

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