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A visit to the Havana Club Museum of Rum (Part 1/2)

A visit to the Havana Club Museum of Rum isn’t merely a journey back to the origins of Cuba’s most famous beverage. From freshly cut stalks of sugar cane to a reconstitution of a distillery and ageing cellars, the museum offers a real-time experience of the rum-making process, as well as a taste of true Cuban culture. Situated in the historic district of Habana Vieja (“old Havana”), the museum is housed in a renovated 18th-century “solar” (colonial townhouse). Downstairs is a shady patio, with its broad stone columns and ferns, yuccas and potted palms. A bell signals the start of the museum tour, and you follow the guide up a flight of stone steps. The first landing presents a view of the cooper shop, demonstrating the craftsmanship required to build and prepare the oak casks inside which the fine rums will age. An upstairs gallery features an authentic mule-driven cane mill used in the earliest “ingenios” (sugar refineries). A historically accurate model of a steam locomotive reminds us that Cuba was the first country in Latin America to use a railway for the transport of sugar cane. The next door leads to a much larger model, the achievement of a master Cuban craftsman. This masterpiece captures the essence of the great sugar refineries and rum distilleries, whose immense chimneys rise as landmarks over the Cuban countryside. The wealth of detail stuns the eye: wagons transporting the cane from the fields, smoke rising from chimneys, cane cutters
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El Mojito Fidel and Pina Colada secret recipe, Live Cuban recipe with Havana Club rum

Mojito (El Mojito Fidel) and Pina Colada Cocktails, Cuban recipe. Live demonstration. Best Cuban Havana Club rum and Cuban music.Cuba, Cayo Coco(c)CRP

Havana Club – The Cuban Mojito Recipe

The true Cuban mojito recipe as it is made today in Havana! Enter the Bodeguita del Medio, mythical bar in Havana and cradle of Mojito to learn how to make the real cuban mojito. Planning a party ? Discover also the 4 tips of Cuban bartender to easily make 10 mojitos or more…