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Louisiana Spirits Rum Distillery in Lacassine (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lacassine, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, 30.2443824, -92.9450118

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-09-05

Duration: 00:08:29

Subjects: Louisiana Spirits | Bayou Rum | Rum industry | Distilleries | Business


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Litel, Trey Interviewee
  • Landry, Troy Speaker
  • Murphy, Jeff Interviewee
  • Vicente, Reiniel Interviewee


This segment from the September 5, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the Louisiana Spirits distillery in Lacassine, the home of Bayou Rum. Whinham reports that the Louisiana Spirits distillery is the largest private rum distillery in the nation. He tours the facility with: Trey Litel, the co-founder of Louisiana Spirits; Jeff Murphy, the head distiller; and Reinel Vicente, the master blender. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford