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 opened 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.
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