Grenada Long Weekend

River Antoine Rum Distillery

Restaurant | River Antoine, St Patrick's Parish, Grenada; (473) 442-7109

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River Antoine Rum Distillery

From the long weekend trip Spice Things Up on the Island of Grenada

The Caribbean's oldest continuously operating distillery lies in Grenada's northeastern reaches and still makes rum using 18th-century techniques. It's a rustic outfit with daily tours that include visions of sugar cane being crushed by a traditional water-wheel-powered mill. The namesake Rivers brand is a total knockout that, at 150-proof alcohol, is too flammable to bring home by plane. Stick a bottle of the estate's similarly boozy 138-proof version into your suitcase instead. $2;


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