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TAKAMAKA, THE NAME

By on 21st May 2019

The name of our rum is almost as alluring as our rum itself. Have you ever wondered why the name “Takamaka” and what it means?

A rum that is produced in Seychelles, by Seychellois, using only the finest ingredients from the Seychelles demanded an authentic Seychelles name!

We had to choose…


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THE CREOLE CRAFT SERIES

By on 4th May 2019

The Seychelles islands, on the other side of the rum world, is the paradise where Takamaka Rum distills, ages and bottles its selection of rums. 

We are excited to branch out and work on our new Creole Craft Series of limited edition aged Rums. Recently we released our first ever Creole…


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THE CRAFT WITH MASTER DISTILLER DAVID BOULLE

By on 10th March 2019

Deep in the Trois Frères Distillery, Takamaka Rum is blended, spiced and aged in a uniquely Seychelles way by the d’Offay family and the Takamaka Team.

We sit down with master distiller David Boulle to get his take on the distilling process and why he thinks that Takamaka Rum is…


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IT’S RUM-TASTIC!

By on 15th January 2019

We obviously think that Rum is the best, but incase you need a little more convincing here are 8 reasons why Rum is truly fantastic, or as we like to say Rum-tastic! So grab a mojito and enjoy these fun facts about rum.

#1 Rum is simply the best

The origin…


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Food Lifestyle

TAKAMAKA CHRISTMAS RUM BALLS

By on 20th December 2018

Let’s eat, drink and be merry! These sweet rum balls are a wonderful treat to be enjoyed on their own or paired with a warm rum drink after dinner. The caramel undertones found in our Takamaka Extra Dark Rum add a sweet caramel and butterscotch note to these dainty…


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Cocktails Lifestyle

THE TAKAMAKA BOOZY HOT CHOCOLATE

By on 11th December 2018

Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? In our opinion it’s one of the best drinks all year round, in hot or cold weather, and especially around the Holiday time. We give you Christmas in a mug – an easy and deliciously indulgent drinking dessert spiked with divine caramel undertones from…


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WELCOME TO LA PLAINE ST ANDRÉ

By on 22nd November 2018

Welcome to La Plaine. St André, home of Takamaka Rum. Here we share with you a little of the history behind this beautiful plantation house and its grounds.

The house also known as La Grande Maison has been lovingly restored and refurbished and turned into a restaurant and bar, serving…


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Cocktails Lifestyle

THE COCKTAIL SCENE – THE MIXOLOGIST

By on 22nd August 2018

Jamie Jones, Director of Drinks at Scotch+Limon, 2017 winner of World Class UK and number 6 in the Global final answers our our questions and gives us the scoop on the latest cocktail trends of the year.

 

Tell us a little about yourself, how did you get into the industry…


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THE COCKTAIL SCENE – WHAT IS MIXOLOGY

By on 25th July 2018

On the one end of the bar you’ll find old school bartenders in casual dress slinging drinks for Happy Hour, and on the other end you’ll find moustachioed men and carefully coiffed women preparing a concoction for your sipping pleasure. The terms “mixology” and “mixologist” have become a regular…


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Art Lifestyle Travel

SEYCHELLES – MUSE FOR THE CREATIVE SOUL

By on 7th May 2018

If we asked you to close your eyes and imagine a tropical paradise… the chances are the picture your mind would have conjured up would be an iconic image of the Seychelles, white sand, turquoise water, swaying coconut palms and blazing hot sun.

For those of us lucky enough to…