Lucky baby cane – so called Cubans your favorite beverage. The name itself – 'rum' – comes from a variety of sources – and here the Latin saccharum, and West India rumbillion, English rummage ('search vessel'), rummer ('cup'), even rumney ('alcohol' – for Marine jargon). Sugar cane is grown in Asia since ancient times, Ancient India and Ancient China. Soldiers of Alexander of Macedon brought this miracle to Europe. Was it for 350 years before Christ. All appreciate the sweet – young and old, and patrician and plebeian. Sugar cane was one of the most popular crops in the Mediterranean Sea. Enough for several decades, so that he settled down in the New World, has spread to nearby countries and became the king tropics.
Even the first Spanish settlers noticed that the syrup remaining during sugar production, the heat beautifully haunting. However, from this wash headache and cramp cheekbones, but the ultimate distillation of much of its improved. So there was – a favorite comfort of African slaves. Refined – is, in essence, is rum. The first mention of rum we find in the book "General History of the Antilles, French habitable '1697 year of publication, the composition of a French missionary Father du Tertre. 'In the native life – witness the venerable preacher – Alcohol occupies a central place. A single holiday is not complete without intoxicating drink '. At the time of Central America to Europe, there was only one way – on a sailboat across the Atlantic.