Spiribam adds Another Rum Distillery to Portfolio
Saint-Maurice (La Belle Cabresse) from French Guiana
The French spirits company Spiribam recently added the Saint-Maurice rum distillery and associated brands to a rapidly expanding portfolio. The Saint-Maurice distillery is in French Guiana and makes the La Belle Cabresse, La Cayennaise, and Cœur de Chauffe brands, all based on cane juice as their source material. Saint-Maurice is now a sister distillery to Fonds-Préville on Martinique (home of the Rhum J.M and Rhum Clément brands) and St. Lucia Distillers (home of the Chairman’s Reserve, Admiral Rodney, and Bounty brands.)
Per a French-language article, Spiribam has also committed to helping rebuild the sugarcane sector in French Guiana, as Saint-Maurice depends on fresh cane juice for its rum. The distillery’s annual output is stated at 800,000 liters. Assuming that value is at 55% ABV (as the French usually state it), this equals 440,000 LAA.
With the acquisition, Spiribam’s rum brand portfolio now consists of the following:
Rhum J.M (Martinique)
Rhum Clément (Martinique)
Chairman’s Reserve (St. Lucia)
Admiral Rodney (St. Lucia)
Bounty (St. Lucia)
Beach House (Mauritius)
La Belle Cabresse (French Guiana)
La Cayennaise (French Guiana)
Cœur de Chauffe (French Guiana)
In addition to its expanding rum portfolio, Spiribam recently acquired the Cartron brand of liqueurs.
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Hmm, I was just enjoying a 'Ti Punch of La Belle Cabresse, wondered at its distinct and valuable flavor, then I read this great news. Congratulations to Ben/Spiribam and GBH. So I think I'll use Cœur de Chauffe tonight.