BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATES MATUGGA SCOTTISH AFRICAN RUM!

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: CRAFT RUM CLUB SHINES A LIGHT ON AWARD WINNING  MATUGGA RUM

“Using the finest ingredients from Africa, our artisanal rums are carefully handcrafted in Scotland through small-batch copper pot distillation.”
Matugga

(image courtesy matuggarum.com)

We all know and enjoy rum for being a tropical spirit. But more and more we are being introduced to amazing rums being created on the very shores of the UK. In celebrating the kick off- of Black History Month, we want to shine a light on black co-founded rum brands Matugga. They have an amzing back story and are truly worth checking out, especially if you have ever fancied a rum distillary tour and getting to know the rich history and makers of the rum in your glass. They offer a guided tour of their artisanal rum distillery in Livingston. You can even purchase your very own rum cask!  What a great gift idea or investment whilst stocks last, as a previous batches sold out!!

About Matugga:

(image courtesy matuggarum.com)

The company and brands draw upon our rich ‘Rum Triad’ – rooted in Jamaica’s rum making traditions; showcasing the culture and flavours of East Africa; blended with Scotland’s proud distilling heritage.

We have substantial ties to Uganda, and our team shares a common desire to support the livelihoods of sugar cane growers in East Africa. With this at the forefront of our thought process, we are developing a sugar cane plantation on our family land in Matugga that will employ and train local agricultural workers. By harvesting cane from our land and converting it into high quality distilling molasses we will also become a “Cane to Cask” rum producer.

Born from our desire to create world leading spirits, our rums are uncompromising on quality and crafted from scratch using only the finest ingredients and processes – including a degree of wild fermentation and 100% copper pot distillation.

Every batch of spirit is meticulously managed by Paul, Head Distiller. A rum and whisky connoisseur and a civil engineer by profession, Paul perfected his distilling skills at Heriot-Watt University.

The UK craft rum category is relatively new. We are writing the rulebook as we push the boundaries of what has gone before. This approach leads to new and exciting rums that offer surprising flavour and character in every bottle.

(source: matuggarum.com/our-story)

If you want to sample this delight in a bottle, then shop matugga rum bottle or our past matugga subscription box here. 

Who will you be celebrating this black history month? Cheers