Hawaii’s Kō Hana Agricole Rum

Manulele Distillers' pure cane sugar spirits draw from 34 heirloom varietals

In the middle of an aquaponics farm on Hawaii’s island of Oahu, Manuele Distillers produce a very unique spirit: Kō Hana Agricole Rum. Here, farmers grow 34 different types of heirloom sugarcane plants that were meticulously collected over a three-year process. Each varietal is then distilled for a single-origin rum with a very distinct flavor (though, they do have one blend of multiple distillates). This …