Above: The Spicy Mayan cocktail made of muddled allspice leaves shaken with white rum, lime juice and cilantro liqueur at Belcampo Belize

I’ve yet to visit a Central American country in which I found the local rum to be disappointing. Nicaragua has my favorite, the rich and smooth Flor de Caña Centenary 18, with Guatemala’s complex Ron Zacapa Centenario Sistema Solera 23 coming in a close second.

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Above: The Spicy Mayan cocktail made of muddled allspice leaves shaken with white rum, lime juice and cilantro liqueur at Belcampo Belize

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