Rum is a distilled spirits, which is produced by distilling fermented sugar cane.

History and Features

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 produced by distillation of molasses and cane syrup, and then kept in oak barrels. The main production of rum being in Australia, India, South America, USA and the Caribbean.

There are many types of liquor. In cooking usually use light rum, which is added to smoothies and desserts.

Rum is a traditional beverage and cultural heritage of the population of the West Indies. This drink has become a means of slavery by the British United Kingdom.

The history of rum begins in ancient India, when Bram created a drink that was a sugar wine. In the 16th century the traditional recipe was created by the Roma.

On sugar cane molasses was discovered, which was the main ingredient in rum fermentation.

After creating a traditional recipe in the Caribbean, this drink began to spread throughout South America. In the 17th century in the United States have been actively producing rum, and he got a lot of popularity. In accordance with the statistics rum consumed every person in the American colonies of 10-12 liters per year.

In Europe, we began to produce rum in the late 17-early 18th centuries, but it was popular only among the lower strata of the population. In the late 18th century, this beverage has become particularly common in England, France and Italy.

Of particular importance acquired rum for the sailors and navigation. In the 19th century this drink became associated with pirates and sea travel, the British Royal United and British navy.

In the 20th century rum spread around the world and it began to be used not only as a drink for the festive table, but also as an ingredient for various dishes and pastries.


There are three main varieties of rum - a dark, golden and bright. These varieties differ in their place of origin and method of preparation.

Light rum has a weak flavor and delicate aroma, and it is mainly used for the preparation of cocktails. Amber rum has an average density and flavor of caramel, it is aged in oak barrels.

Dark variety of beverage kept in charred barrels, and it has a strong taste of caramel with a touch of spice and molasses. This grade is used for cooking and a variety of cocktails.

To give a special rum fortress it is kept for a long time and create a premium drink with strength of over 75%. This drink has a pronounced taste and strong aroma, it is used in pure form with the addition of a small amount of ice.

Calorie Roma

Calorie Roma belongs to the middle category, but this drink is not recommended in the dietary menu.

Calorie Roma is 220 kcal.

Useful properties of Roma

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   many useful properties. This drink is used for poultices for the treatment of sciatica, rheumatism and gout. Packs of rum has a warming, anti-and anti-inflammatory actions.

For the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system, a mixture based on a novel in which added pureed onions and milk, boil it and pour some honey. For colds, flu and bronchitis use a small amount of rum with lemon juice and honey.

For the treatment of wounds, ulcers and burns used a decoction of calendula with the addition of 1 tablespoon of rum, which was washed with inflamed skin.

Rohm useful as a cosmetic ingredient and therefrom create special masks with honey, cucumber and tomato. The mask has a toning and cleansing effect.

This drink strengthens the hair, gives them a silky and healthy and stimulates hair growth. A small amount of rum added to lotions and tonics for washing.

Due to the good taste the beverage often used for culinary purposes. It is added to marinades, desserts and pastries, as well as used in canning fruits and vegetables.


Rum is a strong alcoholic drink, which is contraindicated in pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as medication and treatment of mental illness.

This drink can not be used for children under 18 years of age and people who drive a vehicle and having an allergic reaction to alcohol.

Rum is not recommended for people with severe diseases of the digestive system, kidney and liver failure.