Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd

Rum labels

Rhum Saint Kitts - Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd (kn1)
Rhum Saint Kitts

Rhum Saint Kitts (kn1)

102 x 115 mm (4" x 4.5")
Golden Coconut Rum - Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd (kn_1)
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Golden Coconut Rum (kn_1)

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Rum bottles

Belmont Estate Gold Coconut Rum - Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd (kn~1)
Belmont Estate Gold Coconut Rum

Belmont Estate Gold Coconut Rum (kn~1)


In 1998 Hurricane Mitch devastated the Island. The entire roof of the CSR Bottling Plant was blown away and there was damage to the distillery building also.

"Cane Spirit Rothschild" made from juice from local cane. Demerara Distillers acquired the St Kitts Distillery and the franchise of the CSR brand name from Baron Edmond de Rothschild in 1996. Some argue that CSR breaks all the rules because it's distilled to 95 per cent abv.

[Source: Classic Rum by Julie Arkell, 1999, p.113]

Apart from CSR, no rum is officially made here. Note the "official", since plenty of illicit rum ("culture") made from fresh sugar cane juice or syrup is consumed on St Kitts.

[Source: Classic Rum by Julie Arkell, 1999, p.56]

Demerara Distillers Limited owns 95% of the issued share capital.

[Source: Demerara Distillers Ltd., cited 1998]

According to my knowledge Belmont Estate Gold Coconut Rum is manufactured using original Sangster's reciepe.

[Source: A little bird told me that ...]

The Cane Spirit Rothschild - that special drink of St. Kitts, produced from the fresh juice of the cane, along with the Belmont Estate Coconut Rum, are products of the bottling plant operated by Demerara Distillers in St. Kitts.

[Source: Demerara Distillers Ltd., cited 2004]

Company's name is Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd
[Source: The label, cited 2014]

Here are full texts from the labels

kn1: The original Rhum of the Island Saint Kitts; Distille et mis en bouteille par Baron Edmond de Rothschild Distilleries Ltd. St. Kitts; Importe par Soviliq - F 69220 Lancie; 40% Alc./Vol.; l.0,70 e TM

kn_1: Belmont Estate; Golden Coconut Rum; 40% alc/vol; 1 L e; The Rum Of St. Kitts and Nevis; Blended, Bottled & Exported by Demerara Distillers (St. Kitts-Nevis) Ltd

kn~1: Belmont Estate Gold Coconut Rum; St. Kits / Nawis Our very own; 40 %vol; 70 cl e; Blended & Bottled by CSR/DLL (St. Kits) LTD.; 792073000062

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