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Cane Spirit Rothschild

Native to St. Kitts in the Caribbean, Cane Spirit Rothschild (which is commonly called CSR) is a fiery white rum that is often mixed with the local grapefruit soda, Ting.  It is distilled from cane juice and it resembles a vodka since it is distilled to such a high proof (from what I have read up to 190 proof).  This yields a very clean spirit with only faint flavors of the underlying fermented cane juice.

Though clean, it is unaged and drunk straight provides quite a kick.  I found this out soon after touching down in St. Kitt's when I asked the bartender for a CSR neat.  I wanted to see what it really tasted like.  The bartender said, "Are you sure?"  I was.  It wasn't awful but I would classify this as a mixing spirit.  There is an abundant amount of heat along with a little funk that you might find in moonshine.

So after that it was dozens of Ting with Sting's which is how CSR is commonly drunk.  

Brand Demerara Distillers Limited
Country St. Kitts & Nevis
Retail Price $32 / 750 ml
Proof 80 (40%)

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