Firefly Distillery's side project — a line of all-natural, handcrafted rums — currently includes the Carolina Gold Rum and the Java Rhum. The coffee-flavored Java Rhum is a robust standout for sure, made from sugarcane grown on Johns Island, Florida, and Louisiana, and infused with 100 percent Colombian coffee. Dark-brown/mahogany in color, with a bit of light sediment at the bottom of the bottle, Java Rhum pours thick. The syrupy-sweet aroma matches the sugary treacle, dark chocolate, and cappuccino flavors. Rich, spicy, and caffeinated, this one's a unique local gem.
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