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Captain Morgan Opens Rum Production Facility In V.I.



In November 2010, Captain Morgan opened a new rum production facility in St. Croix in the Virgin Islands. Over the past year, the state of the art facility has been preparing to ship out its first batch of Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to its legions of loyal consumers and fans. The new facility was quite the undertaking – requiring 300,000 man-hours of work to create the space including storage for up to 200K barrels (11 million gallons!) of spiced rum.

Our friends at Diageo hooked us up with an inaugural bottle produced from the first St. Croix batch EVER, and we were eager to sample it..

I’m happy to report that rum is as good as ever, and we have the empty bottle to prove it. 😀

Sujeet Patel is the founder of Guys Gab, the definitive men's lifestyle blog, and he's one of the biggest car enthusiast you'll ever meet. He's been fortunate enough to turn his passion for cars into a full-time job. Like they say, "If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life."



  1. Francesco

    March 15, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    A rum tasting event would be neat. I could use an education on rum, especially after just finishing The Rum Diary novel.

  2. Ryan Thomas

    March 16, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    A rum tasting event you say? Count me in! All joking aside that facility sounds HUGE, and can you imagine seeing 200k barrels, it’s an alcoholics heaven!

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