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St. Johns Bay Rum Signature Fish-weave Hand Woven Bottles

June 13, 2017

  In centuries past, island natives learned to weave palm tree fronds for many practical purposes, creating special designs for thatched huts, as well as unusual fishing pots to capture food from shallow lagoons.Through countless generations this custom has remained unchanged, and the traditional fish pot design has become the hallmark of quality for St. Johns fragrances.This art is perpetuated by families in St. Barth, in the French West Indies where most of the palm castings are made. Others, totaling thousands a month, are made in St. Thomas, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic.Deftly and rapidly, busy hands form narrow strips of Tyre palm fronds (collected in the hills surrounding Hull Bay on St. Thomas). They... Continue Reading →

What Does St Johns Bay Rum Smell Like?

June 06, 2017

Experts revere it. Gentlemen swear by it. St Johns Bay Rum® is a spicy, warm, rich and distinctively masculine fragrance that's a classic for every generation. Experience the world-renowned scent for yourself. International fragrance experts continually rank St Johns Bay Rum® as one of the finest bay rum after shaves in the world. For almost 70 years, we’ve blended the richest West Indian Bay Leaf Oils and premium Caribbean fragrances to create a natural, manly essence of eucalyptus, cloves, and Caribbean spices. Each bottle of St Johns Bay Rum® is handcrafted in small batches at our St Johns Fragrance Factory in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.   Continue Reading →