From the culture to the cuisine,

to the way people live their lives to the fullest and have some fun along the way. It’s from this place, where the sugarcane first came to the USA, that a new spirit was born.

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August 17, 2017

The Southern Weekend – Featuring Bayou Rum

Learn how to make a Satsuma Mule with Chris Juge, co-owner of the Pelican House. Click here to view.

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August 8, 2017

Bayou® Rum Distillery Enhances Experience with Visitors Center Expansion

American rum breaks ground on addition featuring a barrel library, an event space and an outdoor entertainment venue.

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June 26, 2017

Lemon Rosemary Rum Cooler

Lemon Rosemary Rum Cooler By George Graham When life gives you lemons! (All photos credit: George Graham) While a big pitcher of homemade lemonade brings genteel Southern credibility to any backyard gathering, I profess that adding a splash (or two) of rum to the tall glass can only lengthen the slow drawl of the conversation. […]

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June 7, 2017

Rum Drinker’s Paradise

Rum Drinker’s Paradise By: SUZANNE FERRARA A dream come true seems to have simultaneously put the small town of Lacassine, Louisiana on the map and award-winning Louisiana handcrafted rums on the palates of spirit drinkers around the globe. Over the past four years, hundreds of thousands have made their way to the Bayou Rum Distillery, […]

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April 7, 2017

Discover Bayou Rum Distillery

Known for their award winning rum and now their award winning visitor center, Bayou Rum Distillery promises to deliver an experience for your eyes and taste buds! We talked with Master Blender Reiniel Vicente and Head Distiller Jeff Murphy about this hidden gem in Lacassine and all that it offers. For a great recipe using […]

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February 27, 2017

Mardi Gras: Before the Beads, Sip Bayou Rum

Mardi Gras, the annual Carnival celebration that falls on Feb. 28 this year, puts the spotlight on New Orleans. WSJ’s Charles Passy and Tanya Rivero sample Bayou Select rum to mark the day. Click Here to view the full video.

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January 23, 2017

Bayou Rum Wins Best Visitor Center Honor

Bayou Rum Wins Best Visitor Center Honor Bayou Rum Distillery was recently honored as the best large-scale visitor center in the 2017 Distillery Experience Challenge by Drinks International. The Distillery Experience Challenge rewards excellence in hospitality — whether it’s teaching how a spirit is made, the history of the distillery and its environment, conducting a […]

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January 23, 2017

Bayou Rum Distillery Wins Award from Drinks International

Bayou Rum Distillery wins award from Drinks International By Rachael Thomas Bayou Rum Distillery, the largest private rum distillery in the country, recently won the Best Large-scale Visitor Center through Drink International’s 2017 Distillery Experience Challenge. The distillery, located in Lacassine, Louisiana, is a frontrunner for award-winning American rums and continues to bolster its reputation […]

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January 6, 2017

Bayou Rum Ball Recipe

Bayou Rum Ball Recipe A seasonal favorite with no cooking required! Ingredients: 1/4 cup Bayou Rum (Spiced recommended) 1 cup finely crushed/chopped vanilla wafers 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 tablespoons (1/8 cup) light corn syrup Instructions: Combine the above ingredients in a bowl. Knead into a blob with smooth consistency. The blob should be slightly […]

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December 19, 2016

Bayou Rum on KPLC TV

On Thursday, December 8th, Trey Litel went on the Midday Show on KPLC Channel 7 to share some gift giving tips. Click here to view the full three and half minute segment.  

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