Martinique

Distilerie du Galion / SAEM

Grand Fond Galion Rhum Blanc
Grand Fond Galion Rhum Blanc

Grand Fond Galion Rhum Blanc

100 x 136 mm (3.9\" x 5.3\")
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

121 x 92 mm (4.7\" x 3.6\")
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

120 x 131 mm (4.7\" x 5.1\")
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel
Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel

119 x 131 mm (4.7\" x 5.2\")
Rhum Blanc
Rhum Blanc

Rhum Blanc

100 x 136 mm (3.9\" x 5.3\")
Rhum
Rhum

Rhum

100 x 136 mm (3.9\" x 5.4\")
Galion 2002 Grande Reserve
Galion 2002 Grande Reserve

Galion 2002 Grande Reserve

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History

The factory was created in 1849 by the Eugene Eustace. From 1983 is the distillery controlled by S.A.E.M. (Société Anonyme d'Economie Mixte).


In 1861, Eugene Eustache borrowed 1.2 million francs to finance the purchase of equipment for the Galion Sugar Factory.

Since World War II, several mergers and acquisitions have resulted in the Societe Anonyme d'Economie Mixte, which now controls Le Galion, the only sugar factory operating in Martinique. In addition to sugar, nearly three million liters of rhum industriel are produced here annually.

Founded in 1861.

[Source: The Complete Guide to Rum by Ed Hamilton, 1997, p. 145-146]

High-ester rum is also made in Guyana, and at the Galion Distillery in Martinique where it is known as rhum grand arome, but Jamaica remains the greatest exponent of this aromatic art.

[Source: Dave Broom, Jason Lowe: Rum, 2003, p. 45]


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Page themes - text from labels: Grand Fond Galion Rhum Blanc; SAEM PSRM du Galion, proprietaire en Martinique - 97220 Trinite; 50% vol; 100 cl;;Grand Aroma; Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel; 40% vol; 70 cl; Produit et mis en bouteille a la Distilerie du Galion par la S.A.E.M. (Martinique);Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel de la Martinique; 100 cl; 50% vol; Produit et mis en bouteille a la Distilerie du Galion par la S.A.E.M. (Martinique);Le Galion Rhum Traditionnel de la Martinique; 100 cl; 55% vol; Produit et mis en bouteille a la Distilerie du Galion par la S.A.E.M. (Martinique);Rhum Blanc; 1 L; Alc. 50% vol; S. PSRM Proprietaire Trinite, 97220 Martinique; EMB 97209 A;Rhum; 1 L; Alc. 55% vol; S. PSRM Trinite, Martinique; EMB 97209 A;Alambic Classique Collection; Galion 2002 Grande Reserve; Rare Single Cask Rum; 8 Years Old; Distilled: 2002, Bottled: 2010; Distilled, Matured and Bottled for Alambic Classique, Bad Wörishofen, Germany; 70 cl; Product of Martinique; 45% vol;