the tale of takamaka

Before there were explorers and marauders there was Takamaka, the tranquil spirit of a paradise they now call Seychelles. In 2001, two brothers distilled this spirit and bottled it, to be unleashed by those making spirited moments of their own.

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a rum from the otherside

The history of rum is teeming with pirates and revolutionaries. But cross the oceans to the other side and you’ll find a place unconquered, plundered or pillaged. A paradise where nature rules. Leading us to produce a truly luxurious rum, unsullied and unhurried. Because we do things differently, over here on the other side of the rum-making world.

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An earthly paradise

In 1881, General Gordon of Khartoum stated that the Seychelles was in fact the site of the Garden of Eden. 120 years later, Richard and Bernard d’Offay had an epiphany of their own when they discovered these islands could help them produce truly divine rum. Harnessing their rich bounty, they created something that just wouldn’t be the same made anywhere else.

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the toast of the seychellois

There is the famed honeymoon postcard side to the Seychelles. But what makes these islands unique is their diversity. And Takamaka is the liquid in this melting pot. Maybe that’s why there’s always a bottle on the table whenever people unwind or celebrate good times.In fact, the Seychellois are some of the most generous you could meet.
They must be, to share their favourite rum with the world.