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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November 15, 2016

(Rum) Running Around Louisiana

By Susie Drinks Dallas I can tell you now that the moral of this story is that there’s more to Louisiana than New Orleans…like way more. So the next time you want to “laissez les bons temps rouler”, think outside (but don’t forget about) The Big Easy. I recently enjoyed a visit to Lake Charles, […]

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October 26, 2016

Dry weather will Increase Sugarcane Crops

By Kaitlin Rust View Video Here IOWA, LA (KPLC) – According to the LSU Ag Center, sugarcane accounts for $2 billion flowing into the state’s economy annually. Last year was called a wet, muddy mess by farmers; the state only yielded 29 tons. The 2016 harvest is predicted to yield 31 tons, according to the […]

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September 23, 2016

Interview: Trey Litel On Why American Craft Rum Hasn’t Taken Off Yet — And Why It Will

BY BEVERAGE DYNAMICS You may not think of Louisiana as rum country. But before the Revolutionary War, the state’s sugarcane plantations were so flush with rum that it became a form of local currency. And prior the Prohibition, rum distilleries were commonplace all along America’s east coast. So describes Trey Litel, President of Louisiana Spirits […]

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September 14, 2016

5 American Rums to Drink Now

BY TRAVIS MITCHELL Rum is synonymous with the Caribbean, evoking visions of tropical beaches and island breezes. After all, the hot, sunny climate of spots like Jamaica, Guatemala and Cuba is as perfect for growing the sugar cane required for making rum as it is for sipping a mojito. But while the Caribbean is undoubtedly […]

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September 13, 2016

Lake Charles, Louisiana: Authentic Cajun & Creole Cuisine, Plus Craft Spirits

BY SAMANTHA CRESPO In Louisiana’s Cajun Country, where the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road runs along the marshy coast to the Gulf of Mexico, Lake Charles tempts with fresh seafood and homemade boudin – a snack so beloved, locals mapped a culinary trail to ensure that you savor it too! Naturally, they created a trail […]

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August 31, 2016

On The Distillery Trail: Go big with Bayou Rum

On The Distillery Trail: Go big with Bayou Rum BY STEPHANIE OSWALD FOR WGNO NEW ORLEANS LACASSINE, La. (WGNO) – The largest privately owned rum distillery in the United States is just a three-hour drive from New Orleans. Take a rum road trip west on Interstate 10 and you can’t miss the giant billboards announcing free, […]

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August 8, 2016

Bayou Select Rum Review

Bourbon & Banter shakes things up with a review of Bayou Select Rum.

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July 20, 2016

Rum road trip: 10 reasons to go west to Bayou Rum

For a moment, you might think you’re inside an art gallery or a museum, but this huge wall mural sets the tone for a guided tour of the Bayou Rum Distillery.

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June 3, 2016

Meet Trey Litel, President and Co-Founder of Bayou Rum

Check out our exclusive interview with Trey Litel, President of Louisiana Spirits LLC, home of Bayou Rum.

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May 16, 2016

Chef John Folse Cooking Demo and Book Signing

  To launch his new book, Dig It, Chef John Folse will be demonstrating recipes using Bayou Rum in 4 dishes from appetizers to dessert.  A tasting of each dish is included, plus a recipe book with all recipes.  Bayou Rum drinks will be served along with the food.  A book signing will be available […]

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