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First introduced in 2010, Kraken Rum is a Caribbean black spiced Rum, produced by US-based Proximo Spirits. The base rum is a molasses-base rum from Tinidad where it’s made with locally grown sugar cane. Kraken Rum is inspired by the Kraken, a giant mythical sea monster. According to the legend of the Kraken, once upon a time in the Caribbean Islands, a ship carrying a large amount of black spiced Rum disappeared mysteriously – and with it all the sailors. Rumor has it that the ship carrying the black spiced rum was attacked by the Kraken as the monster resided in the blackest depths of the sea, emerging only to destroy and devour entire ships. Only one barrel of rum survived, stained by the squid's black ink – it was named “The Kraken Rum”.
Released in 2021, The Kraken Attacks is a limited-edition collection of spiced rums. Rumor has it the Kraken was seen coming down from Niagara Falls and even crashing hot-dog eating contests in Coney Island. The Kraken Attacks New York is described “as dark as a New Yorker’s sense of humor”, making it rather dark. Blended with natural flavors and caramel color, this spiced rum is bottled at 94 proof.
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Rum history allegedly started in the Carribiens in the 17th century when they started to ferment and distill molasses, a byproduct of sugar production. Most of the Rum is aged in oak or ex-wine casks, giving its color and flavor.
We distinguish between 4 different Rum categories, where white or unaged rum is mainly used in cocktails, while dark, spiced, and añejo (aged) rum are mostly enjoyed neat.