• A New Wave of Spirits-Driven Travel

    Copal Tree Lodge in southern Belize opened Copal Tree Distillery, powered by biomass and using resort-grown sugar cane, last year. This summer the resort, home to a 3,000-acre organic farm, plans to add rum-spicing and cocktail-making classes to its culinary lineup.

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  • Copal Tree Lodge’s Belizean Howler Monkey

    You’ll find the farm’s turmeric, allspice, citrus, banana, and especially its ginger, all headlining their rotating cocktail menu. The star, however, is the hand-harvested sugarcane in the form of Copalli Rum. It’s distinguishable enough to drink all on its own, but trust me when I say this: when given the choice, add some ginger.

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  • Belize’s Copal Tree Distillery Puts Soul into Spirits

    It’s this grassy, slightly herbaceous allure of sugarcane that follows through to the glass. In both the white rum and the barrel-rested rum, Copalli has a cleanness to it that could only be described as fresh.

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  • Sunset cocktails in paradise!

    @AGuyNamedPatrick: “Sunset cocktails in paradise! I’m at the @copaltreelodge in southern Belize for a few days. In addition to gorgeous, rustic accomodations, the property also houses its own distillery where they make @copallirum from sugar cane grown on the property. There will be no shortage of cocktails here! #whatsinyourrum ????????‍♂️????”

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  • #WhatsInYourRum

    @Apartment_Bartender: “Where’s the best place you’ve ever poured a drink for yourself?” #WhatsInYourRum

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  • Beautiful Belize

    @Melissamale: “If you’ve seen my stories you know I’ve been in beautiful Belize the last couple of days staying at @copaltreelodge and drinking lots of @copallirum — having the best time here! ???? #whatsinyourrum”

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  • Amazing Cocktails

    @Melissamale: “We enjoyed plenty of delicious meals at this table the last few days thanks to @copaltreelodge and lots of amazing cocktails made with @copallirum — this trip to belize has been nothing short of amazing. The landscape, the food, the drinks and, of course, the wonderful company. Heading back to NYC, but I won’t ever forget this place! ????#whatsinyourrum”

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