Plantation Rum Announces Special Release – Stephen Remsberg’s The Collector Jamaican Rum

Plantation Official Announcement!

The Collector was announced during 2018 Tales of the Cocktail

In New Orleans, Plantation Rum Founder & Master Blender Alexandre Gabriel reveals the creation of Plantation “The Collector” Jamaican Rum, a limited edition made for esteemed private rum collector Steve Remsberg.

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Last year at Tales, Steve challenged Alexandre to recreate his favorite rum, a special old Jamaican that has been out of production for decades. The result of this challenge is unveiled tonight at Tales: Alexandre Gabriel’s new limited edition Plantation “The Collector” Jamaican Rum, a blend of very old and rare rums distilled in 1996 (ITP mark) and 2000 (CRV and ITP marks) in a combination of Blair column and John Dore pot stills from Long Pond Distillery. The rum was aged in Jamaica for 17 years in bourbon casks and 1 more year in Ferrand casks in France. Presented at 43% ABV, only 999 bottles of “The Collector” will be released in the U.S. and Europe.

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And in more good news, we are delighted to announce the launch of the Ferrand Plantation Foundation, a center for research and preservation of rum cultures and techniques, which will be open to scholars and aficionados from around the world… As a reflection of Alexandre and Steve’s devotion to sharing their love of rum with others, all proceeds from sales of “The Collector” will be donated to the newly established Foundation

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