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MAR 2013

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48, where visitors can explore the state's historic role as a sugar cane producer and rum distiller with memorabilia and curated exhibits. The center is set on a gorgeous twenty-two acre landscape featuring a tasting bar, gift shop, a renovated historical 1903 farmhouse, ponds surrounded by Louisiana cypress trees, and a sugarcane field. Louisiana Spirits has proudly named their soon to be released rum made from Louisiana sugarcane and molasses. In deciding the name for the new creation, the company let the public help in the final decision. "Louisiana was known as 'The Bayou State' while growing up on Contraband Bayou. Good memories inspired us to celebrate our state by naming our product Bayou Rum. When we tested the name in Louisiana and around the USA it got great reviews. Consumers chose Bayou Rum because it is easy to say, easy to remember, and easy to imagine what we're about: living life to its fullest and having some fun along the way. We're really excited about Bayou Rum and we look forward to the 'inaugural toast' with the citizens of Louisiana!" said Trey Litel, President of Louisiana Spirits. This much-anticipated homegrown rum will be available and distributed throughout the state by early June of 2013. Louisiana Spirits is meanwhile perfecting two varieties of Bayou Rum. Silver Bayou Rum is handcrafted in a traditional pot still using 100% natural Louisiana cane sugar and molasses. Spiced Bayou Rum is a full flavor blended with natural Louisiana ingredients and handcrafted in a traditional pot still. Louisiana Spirits has remained loyal to Louisiana in every aspect of their business and they have remained dedicated to providing a quality rum. "We're creating great tasting rums and we're proud to be part of the internationally renowned Cajun culinary culture. For us, it all starts with local ingredients. We've found the fresh raw materials to be a big differentiator in terms of taste. Louisiana molasses and the raw unrefined Louisiana sugar crystals we use, along with our historic "sugar house" recipe, have helped us to create more flavorful rums for sipping that'll mix exceptionally well for cocktails too. We can't wait for rum drinkers to experience Bayou Rum," said Jeff Murphy, Head Distiller of Louisiana Spirits LLC. Support your Louisiana companies like these featured and you'll be supporting future growth of the state's economy and future as a uniquely-thriving self-sufficient community. Join in the celebration of home-grown rice and rum— dig in and drink up, Louisiana-style, one for your health, the other for relaxation and fun. For more information about Cajun Country rice visit www.cajuncountryrice.com. To purchase the rice visit your local grocer. For more information about Bayou Rum visit www.bayourum.com or www.laspirits.net. A Premier Diagnostic Center– Exclusively for Women Our focus is to treat our patients, in a timely manner, with the greatest care and expertise. State-of-art screening and diagnostic equipment in a luxurious, spa-like environment. Conveniently located in St. Elizabeth Hospital's Medical Plaza II. • Mammography • Needle and Stereotactic Biopsies • Bone Density Testing • Blood Work • Ultrasound 1014 W. St. Clare Blvd. , Gonzales, LA Medical Plaza II, Suite 1060 225 743.2414 steh.com Follow us on Read us online at www.citysocial.com 17

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