Originally used by the native Tainos as a herbal tea and later modified to perfection by adding rum, Mamajuana is believed to be a cure all and a treasure of Dominican Republic. I found this article in my rum folder introducing the pre-made Mamajuana Kalembu. It is a fine tasting blend worth a while.
I heard about Cayrum and the Kane family a while ago thanks to the RumXP group. When I read that a new brand of rum is being produced in Cabarete I had to find out what is behind all that. Mr. Todd Kane spent 30 years in the restaurant industry and now started his own rum brand. It took some time but at the end we got to meet for the following interview.