Alander Spiced Rum Alander Spiced Rum Alander Spiced Rum Download PDF

Distillery Far North Spirits
Base IngredientsRum
ProcessingLouisiana Turbinado & Florida Demerara sugar cane; Madagascar & Tahitian vanilla beans, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and organic espresso from Peace Coffee (all whole spices that are infused separately)
FermentationOpen top fermented for 8 days with house yeast
Still TypePot-Column Hybrid
Still SizeTwo copper hybrid stills: 1,900 L and 190 L (Vendome)
DistillerMichael Swanson
DistillationSingle distilled on 500-gallon copper pot still with 8-plate column to 175 proof
FiltrationFiltered (non-charcoal) to remove spice sediment
% Alcohol43%
Production2000 cases
Item NoLQ1401-NV
Country United States
Region Minnesota
Alander Spiced Rum Alander Spiced Rum Alander Spiced Rum

Ålander Spiced Rum is distilled in small batches from Florida Demerara sugar and Louisiana Turbinado sugar that is sourced from Mike’s cousin’s cooperative.  All spices are purchased whole (no extracts or essential oils) and infused individually by hand: whole bean vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and cloves.  Once these separate infusions are blended, the rum is finished with a maceration of locally roasted espresso beans which lends a surprising depth of flavor.

The name is a nod to the Åland islands, an archipelago between Sweden and Finland, one of the only places in the world that makes rum from sugar beets.


"A savory, tangy spiced rum from that traditional hotbed of rum production, Minnesota." ★★★★/Highly Recommended.
— F. Paul Pacult, Spirit Journal