In the final chapter of the Rum Rising video series, the group of bartenders and Appleton Reserve master distiller Joy Spence try to solve the mystery of hogo rum. To do so, they enlist the help of a flavor scientist from MIT to break down and map the varying levels and styles of funk in Jamaican rum. What did they discover? How does it affect classic Jamaican cocktails? You’ll have to watch to find out.
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