Author Ernest Hemingway, also known as “Papa”, was an adventurer whose writings were inspired by his journeys. Some of his most infamous adventures, including fishing and hunting (and boxing) in the Bimini islands, and greatest stories were inspired by the time spent on his 38-foot customized fishing boat “Pilar”, named after his wife Pauline.
While Papa and his beloved Pilar no longer continue their adventure, Papa’s Pilar, the super-premium rum inspired by Hemingway and his passion for exploration, is following in its forefather’s adventurous path as it makes its way into 10 markets across the U.S.
Named the Best New Rum of 2013, Papa’s Pilar Rum was originally launched in Florida. It is now available in California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, DC. In addition to its expansion into multiple markets, Papa’s Pilar will be breaking ground on a new distillery in 2014 in Key West, Florida, an island where Hemingway and the Pilar once resided.
Read the complete story from Beverage Industry News [March 2014]