Throughout Stephan’s earlier years as a seafarer, he traveled the tropics and experienced rum-making first hand in the Caribbean islands of Jamaica, Trinidad, Cuba and Barbados. It was there he learned about the heritage of rum-making, blending and drinking.
Alexander, a designer, bartender and passionate Rum aficionado, was an early admirer of Polynesian pop art & culture – even more so after his first visit at the »Mai-Kai« in Fort Lauderdale, a Tiki temple built in 1956 which is still in existence. It was there he – intoxicated by Polynesian dance performances and Tiki drinks – scribbled down his first ideas for the label of their new rum brand.
All TIKI LOVERS Rums are all natural and at higher proof. Not only because this reduces pouring costs, but also because it improves the intensity, flavour and taste!