Crossing all social and political boundaries, rum has impacted millions of people
over hundreds of years.
Its story is as vibrant as the drink itself.
Formed the first trade routes between Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean
Was an international currency
Was the second largest manufactured product of Colonial America
Was a leading cause of the American Revolution
Was a symbolic part of marriage and death ceremonies
Was served daily on Naval ships around the world for 300 years
Was part of the Christmas Truce in WWI
Is a ceremonial drink in U.S. and U.K. armed forces