Aug 1, 2019
In this inspiring conversation
with Chase Babcock of Saint Benevolence Rum, some of the topics we explore
Chase’s childhood visits to Haiti - the poorest country in the
Western Hemisphere - inspired him to create a rum brand that could
enhance and catalyze the great charitable work his father began
doing in Haiti back in the early 2000s.
it takes to source and import rum that tells a story and inspires
bartenders to make great cocktails.
legacy that Clairin has in Haiti as essentially a family
moonshining tradition, and why this open fermented rustic agricole
product is making a huge splash in the spirits industry
different sugar cane varietals can bring to the clairin making
Chase and his dad Calvin publish their tax returns on the
to order rum like Ernest Hemingway at a Parisian cafe
much, much more
During this conversation at
Tales of the Cocktail 2019, we taste through Saint Benevolence’s
two keystone or flagship products: their five year aged caribbean
rum, and their clairin, which is just now hitting the market in
Florida, California, and Louisiana, so if you’re based in one of
those states, be sure to request Saint Benevolence next time you
visit your favorite bar or liquor store.