Saturday, May 07, 2011

Yo, ho, ho ... and a bottle of Caldwell's rum!

(John Lagoulis, Newburyport News) For many years, Newburyport and the rum trade were synonymous, and the rum trade here was known throughout the world. As we know, rum is manufactured and distilled from molasses. Years ago, molasses was imported to Newburyport from the West Indies. The Caldwell Co. was known for distilling and producing one of the finest, if not the finest, rums in the world. It lasted well into the 20th century ...

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