Stiggins’ Fancy Pineapple Rum

In the year since its release, Plantation Rum’s Stiggins’ Fancy Pineapple Rum has become a bartending staple for those whipping up clever mixed drinks. Queen Victoria pineapples are hand-peeled and infused into a dark rum from Trinidad. Those rinds, after masceration, are also added to the rum and distilled. The result is a sweet but dynamic sipping rum that can hold its own against other …

Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’ Fancy Rum

A 19th century recipe turned delightfully rich tipple

Once a highly favorable sipping spirit in Dickensian England, pineapple rum faded from fashion and was all but lost until Maison Ferrand proprietor and rum master blender Alexandre Gabriel partnered with spirits historian David Wondrich. In 2014, the duo introduced a Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’ Fancy Rum (their third collaboration together), primarily based on a recipe from 1824. It was a one-off limited edition release at …