Haiti

Haiti, for most of us that’s Barbancourt and the well-known Clairins. But there seems to be something new coming from that part of Hispanola all the time these days. Clairin Communal Blend des quatre communes (43%): Indeed, we do like Clairin (well, most of them) but I didn’t understand the need for the first blend…

Caroni-cask aged Clairins

Last time I’ve said that I will be reviewing a bunch of January 1998 Caronis today but something else and way more interesting has been delivered to my place. It’s not that long ago that I’ve introduced you to Clairin – The Spirit of Haiti. Now, a few, just slightly aged, single cask Clairins have been released…

Clairin – The Spirit of Haiti

Things just work a bit differently in Haiti. Screwed by history and a lack of institutions, it just seems as if time has stopped in Haiti at some point. Many things are just more basic and traditional. At least with rum production, that is often times seen as a plus. The country is home to…