The Old Tobago rum was named after the island of Tobago, located in the Caribbean Islands. The island become known for growing sugarcane successfully and extensively. The sugarcane farmers became wealthy and the rich of London started using the expression ‘as rich as a Tobago planter’. The planters made a significant contribution to the history of rum there, which can still be seen today. One of the most successful sugarcane growers was Sir William Henry, who lived in the Caribbean Islands in the eighteenth century. Making rum became his greatest passion and even today, the Old Tobago rum is prepared according to his original recipe.