I live in Wisconsin. This may come as a surprise to you, but Wisconsin is not exactly a hotbed of piratey activity. Sure, we have a “great” lake, and a few tallships, but no sea monsters, no whales, no desert island hideouts, and all of our rum has to be shipped in from far, far away. It’s just a part of life I’ve come to accept.
So imagine my surprise when I learned that Rum Chata, a new rum-cream product (keep an eye out for a review in the near future) is made a mere 20 minutes from my own home. SHOCK! And compound my excitement all the more when Tom Maas, owner of Midwest Custom Bottling invited me over for a firsthand tour of the operation. Continue reading