Who fairly invented the Daiquiri and the Mojito, the world's so much cherished rum beverages? Is it real that Christopher Columbus introduced the 1st sugar cane seedlings to Cuba? What makes genuine Cuban rum diversified from all others? Spirits and beverages historians Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown discover the start of Cuban rum and the inseparable dating it has with the Cuban humans and their tradition including rum historian Dave Broom and mixologist Nick Strangeway in Cuba: The Legend of Rum. Rum was once no longer invented by way of African slaves, who have been compelled to paintings on sugar cane plantations in the course of the Caribbean. particularly, the beginning of this New global spirit lines its lineage to Brazil and southeast Asia. and because the authors came across, Cuban rum was once a toddler of the commercial Revolution, benefiting from applied sciences that better the standard, flavor, and visual appeal of this flexible cocktail element. This full-colour, illustrated variation additionally info the background of Cuba's famed bars and bartenders, the cantineros, in addition to the tales at the back of such vintage Cuban cocktails because the Daiquiri, Mojito, Cuba Libre, and Mary Pickford. how to behavior a tasting of good, actual Cuban rums. become aware of Cuban rum's courting to the Cuban humans of their track and their faith. Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown are the authors of Shaken now not Stirred: a party of the Martini and The Soul of Brasil. they're the administrators of Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux in southern France in addition to the publishers of Mixologist: The magazine of the yankee Cocktail. Spirits specialist Dave Broom is the writer of Rum and contributing editor to Whisky journal. Award-winning mixologist and beverages advisor Nick Strangeway is well-versed within the origins and improvement of vintage Cuban cocktails after constructing the beverage programme, in 2004, for Floridita London, the British department of the famed Havana restaurant-bar
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