St. Croix quiz

If rum has a birthplace, it is in the West Indies. One of the islands most suitable for growing sugarcane was the lush island of St. Croix, which pays a key role in the history of A.H. Riise. Test your knowledge of West Indian rum and enter the competition for a bottle of Non Plus Ultra La Galante. You can find tips for the test in this article. You enter the draw no matter how you respond. The deadline for participation is November 30, 2022.

What was the name of the original rum brand that A.H. Riise introduced in the 1870s?

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Why was the rum brand named after St. Croix (and not St. Thomas or St. Jan)?

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What was St. Croix also called because of its lush nature?

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Who discovered St. Croix in 1493 and planted the first sugar cane on the islands later known as the Danish West Indies?

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What was the name of the flagship that first arrived at St. Croix, and which has given name to an exclusive blend from A.H. Riise?

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La Galante

Old St. Croix Non Plus Ultra La Galante is complex, full-bodied, and soft with a spicy taste of orange, creamy vanilla and lemon with gentle notes from oak barrels. 

A taste for any occasion

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175 Years Anniversary

This exceptional spirit drink, with its broad spectrum of aromas and subtleties of taste, offers a unique experience. It is truly a blend aimed at experienced aficionados.
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Thin Blue Line

With this blend we provide support together with the association Thin Blue Line to police officers who have been injured while carrying out their jobs.
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Christmas Edition

With this blend every season will feel like Christmastime. Enjoy these precious drops when you are together with the ones you love.
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Port Cask

It is within the port casks we find the reason for the immaculate and distinct port notes of this blend.
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Ambre d`Or

Ambre d’Or is matured in oak barrels that were originally the home of sweet wines, which contributes to the subtle, full and delicate tasting notes.
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Superior Cask

Our master blender has created a blend with the perfect edge and with a full-bodied taste experience. A true signature made from several carefully selected casks.
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1888 Copenhagen Medal

A modern-day interpretation of the 1888 medal rum. A unique blend, made from several precious casks in the West Indies and Central America.
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Founders Reserve 44,5%

A collectors item. The first of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.
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Founders Reserve 44,3%

A collectors item. The second of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.
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Founders Reserve 44,8%

A collectors item. The third of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.
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Haakon Royal Reserve

The launch of this Limited Edition blend is a celebration of the friendship between two unique men.
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XO Reserve Collection

Black Barrel Navy Spiced

Combine charred barrels with a mixture of spices and the result is the memorable Black Barrel.
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Naval Cadet

Handpicked by our master distillers this blend has the perfect balance between tradition and strength.
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Navy Frogman

The Frogman Corps is the Danish equivalent of the American Navy Seals. When buying a Navy Frogman you commemorate the Conventus Ranae association.
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Navy Strength

Hand-blended by our master distiller in respect to the strong naval traditions.
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Navy Bitter

A tasteful Bitter with the taste of gentian root, quinine, bitter orange, coffee beans and a touch of vanilla.
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The Original Navy

It is said that rum from Albert Heinrich Riise was supplied to the naval fleet when they docked in the port of Charlotte Amalie.
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The Frigate Jylland

A subtle blend made from rum distillates – both young and old – in respect for naval traditions.
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Royal Danish Navy Collection

Family Reserve

This blend is traditionally served at a gathering of the descendants of A.H.Riise once every five years.
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Non Plus Ultra Very Rare

We have created something unique and rare and named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.
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Non Plus Ultra La Galante

Discover a new world of taste and aroma in this exclusive Non Plus Ultra Limited edition.
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Non Plus Ultra Black Edition

Aging in carefully burned old Bourbon casks creates the ultimate blend. We named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.
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Non Plus Ultra Ambre d’Or Excellence

A fantastic sweet and gentle blend with the flavour of ripe fruit and warm spices. We named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.
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Platinum Reserve

A.H. Riise Platinum is created from small batch of unique rum. The heart of the blend is two Solera aged rums from aged casks.
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Signature

A.H. Riise Signature is simply a piece of unique art. Simply one of a kind.
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Centennial Celebration

A tribute blend not only to A.H. Riise, but also to the indigenous population of the islands as well as the Danish colonists.
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Ultra Premium Collection

XO Rum Cream

A smooth cream liqueur with a powerful, flavorsome, and sweet, exquisite taste of XO rum
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XO Caramel Cream

A luxurious cream liqueur with a smooth and sweet taste of XO rum, caramel, and sea salt.
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XO Rum Cream Liqueurs

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XO Rum Cream

A smooth cream liqueur with a powerful, flavorsome, and sweet, exquisite taste of XO rum

XO Caramel Cream

A luxurious cream liqueur with a smooth and sweet taste of XO rum, caramel, and sea salt.

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Family Reserve

This blend is traditionally served at a gathering of the descendants of A.H.Riise once every five years.

Non Plus Ultra La Galante

Discover a new world of taste and aroma in this exclusive Non Plus Ultra Limited edition.

Non Plus Ultra Very Rare

We have created something unique and rare and named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.

Non Plus Ultra Black Edition

Aging in carefully burned old Bourbon casks creates the ultimate blend. We named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.

Non Plus Ultra Ambre d’Or Excellence

A fantastic sweet and gentle blend with the flavour of ripe fruit and warm spices. We named it Non Plus Ultra which means ‘nothing further beyond’ in Latin.

Signature

A.H. Riise Signature is simply a piece of unique art. Simply one of a kind.

Platinum Reserve

A.H. Riise Platinum is created from small batch of unique rum. The heart of the blend is two Solera aged rums from aged casks.

Centennial Celebration

A tribute blend not only to A.H. Riise, but also to the indigenous population of the islands as well as the Danish colonists.

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Black Barrel Navy Spiced

Combine charred barrels with a mixture of spices and the result is the memorable Black Barrel.

Naval Cadet

Handpicked by our master distillers this blend has the perfect balance between tradition and strength.

Navy Frogman

The Frogman Corps is the Danish equivalent of the American Navy Seals. When buying a Navy Frogman you commemorate the Conventus Ranae association.

Navy Strength

Hand-blended by our master distiller in respect to the strong naval traditions.

Navy Bitter

A tasteful Bitter with the taste of gentian root, quinine, bitter orange, coffee beans and a touch of vanilla.

The Frigate Jylland

A subtle blend made from rum distillates – both young and old – in respect for naval traditions.

The Original Navy

It is said that rum from Albert Heinrich Riise was supplied to the naval fleet when they docked in the port of Charlotte Amalie.

Follow us at

175 Years Anniversary

This exceptional spirit drink, with its broad spectrum of aromas and subtleties of taste, offers a unique experience. It is truly a blend aimed at experienced aficionados.

Thin Blue Line

With this blend we provide support together with the association Thin Blue Line to police officers who have been injured while carrying out their jobs.

Christmas Edition

With this blend every season will feel like Christmastime. Enjoy these precious drops when you are together with the ones you love.

Port Cask

It is within the port casks we find the reason for the immaculate and distinct port notes of this blend.

Ambre d`Or

Ambre d’Or is matured in oak barrels that were originally the home of sweet wines, which contributes to the subtle, full and delicate tasting notes.

Superior Cask

Our master blender has created a blend with the perfect edge and with a full-bodied taste experience. A true signature made from several carefully selected casks.

Founders Reserve 44,8%

A collectors item. The third of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.

Founders Reserve 44,3%

A collectors item. The second of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.

Founders Reserve 44,5%

A collectors item. The first of 3 different Master blends with 3 different alcohol strengths with unique aromas and expressions.

1888 Copenhagen Medal

A modern-day interpretation of the 1888 medal rum. A unique blend, made from several precious casks in the West Indies and Central America.

Haakon Royal Reserve

The launch of this Limited Edition blend is a celebration of the friendship between two unique men.

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