The Cartel Hour
The Cartel Hour
Nov 25, 2020
Cartel Hour by Cask Cartel 32: The Spirit of Haiti - Clairin Haitian Rum with Kate Perry of La Maison & Velier
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If you’ve been exploring the rum world, you may have heard of how incredibly different Haitian rum is, Clairin specifically, the name for the native rum of Haiti. 


That being said, we felt Clairin was more akin to mezcal and other agave spirits, with over 500 micro distilleries operating on the island creating a wildly unique local spirit that remains relatively unexplored in the world of cane distillate. Natural, uncut, unfiltered and different from everything you’ve ever had before, it’s time to explore the world of Clairin with one of the most knowledgeable rum experts we’ve ever encountered: Kate Perry from La Maison & Velier.

Click on any of the following links to purchase the spirits. Here is a full list of what we drank:


Clairin Sajous


Clairin Vaval


Clairin Casimir


Clairin Le Rocher Pignon Haitian


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And speaking of those live tastings, for those living in or visiting the Los Angeles area that truly are intrigued, if you’re interested in drinking along with us, we would love to have you to come enjoy an evening at the Infusery to drink through a carefully selected assortment of spirits. We offer custom flights and have a robust library of over 750+ spirits to choose from. And you get to drink with Seth and I, pick our brains, learn a ton, and generally have a blast. Visit for more information.


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Thank you everyone for listening and remember to drink responsibly, and in good company.

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