Rum distillery turns Wood.png wood and Sugar cane.png sugar cane into Rum.png rum, a luxury need of Artisans.png Artisans, Engineers.png Engineers, Jornaleros.png Jornaleros and Obreros.png Obreros. It can be built only in the New World.

For a detailed look into the profitability of rum as a consumer product, see this page.

Productivity

It takes 30 seconds to produce 1 ton of rum from 1 ton of wood and 1 ton of sugar cane so the production rate is 2 tons of rum per minute. Productivity can be changed by adjusting working conditions and using items.

Rum usage and production chains

Rum fulfills the luxury need of Artisans.png Artisans, Engineers.png Engineers, Jornaleros.png Jornaleros and Obreros.png Obreros.

Rum can be used during expeditions as extra rations, it grants 15 bonus points to medicine skill per 50 tons. It can also be sold for 24 coins, or purchased for 60 coins per ton (by passive trading). Rum can be actively bought from Madame Kahina for 60 coins. Rum is requested by Anne Harlow and Jean La Fortune who buy it at their harbours for 48 coins.

All production chains involving rum are listed below.


Rum.png Rum
Balance -120 · Jornaleros -90
Coins 3780 · Timber 24
Sugar Cane
Sugar Cane Plantation
2 @ 100%
Cflow-D.png Rum
Rum Distillery
2 @ 100%
for 4 Rum/min
Wood
Lumberjack's Hut (New World)
1 @ 100%

Supplies:

Items

Some items when equipped in trade unions can have an impact on rum distilleries. Below you can find two lists of such items. The first part of the list contains items affecting only particular buildings including rum distilleries, the list is divided by rarity. The second list contains items affecting every production building in the game.


Common

Rumrunner.png

Rum Runner
Common

Sells her rum to hospitals.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Lumberjack's Hut Lumberjack's Hut
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Sugar Cane Plantation Sugar Cane Plantation
Effects
Productivity: +10%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +10


Uncommon

Copper Distiller.png

Copper Distiller
Uncommon

Accelerates the brewing process.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Drinks Production
Advanced Coffee Roaster Advanced Coffee Roaster
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Brewery Brewery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Coffee Roaster Coffee Roaster
Goat Farm Goat Farm
Malthouse Malthouse
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Schnapps Distillery Schnapps Distillery
Tea Spicer Tea Spicer
Effects
Productivity: +30%
Chance of Fire: +40%


Rum Blender.png

Rum Blender
Uncommon

Rum doesn't always have to taste rough.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +20


Rare

Respected Oenologist.png

Respected Oenologist
Rare

Her palate has matured through her years as a front-of-house.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Effects
Productivity: +20%
Attractiveness: +3
Maintenance Cost: -15%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +10
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +30


Steam Powered Brewing Machine.png

Steam Powered Brewing Machine
Rare

Rapidly accelerates the brewing process.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Drinks Production
Advanced Coffee Roaster Advanced Coffee Roaster
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Brewery Brewery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Coffee Roaster Coffee Roaster
Goat Farm Goat Farm
Malthouse Malthouse
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Schnapps Distillery Schnapps Distillery
Tea Spicer Tea Spicer
Effects
Productivity: +40%
Chance of Fire: +20%


Epic

Grandiloquent Copper Distiller.png

Grandiloquent Copper Distiller
Epic

Make your beverages speak the language of tradition with this extraordinarily capacious distiller.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Drinks Production
Advanced Coffee Roaster Advanced Coffee Roaster
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Brewery Brewery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Coffee Roaster Coffee Roaster
Goat Farm Goat Farm
Malthouse Malthouse
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Schnapps Distillery Schnapps Distillery
Tea Spicer Tea Spicer
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Maintenance Cost: -25%


Sommelier Raymond.png

Sommelier Raymond
Epic

Knows every fermented and distilled beverage worth knowing, on every continent.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Effects
Productivity: +40%
Attractiveness: +5
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +40


Legendary

Mme. Elise "The Nose" Bouquet.png

Mme. Elise "The Nose" Bouquet
Legendary

"The Nose" once tasted for Vicente Silva, but as she will tell you — never judge a wine on tradition alone.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Advanced Rum Distillery Advanced Rum Distillery
Champagne Cellar Champagne Cellar
Rum Distillery Rum Distillery
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Attractiveness: +7
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +10
ExpeditionFaith.png Faith:+10
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +50
Special visitors: when equipped in a trade union, The Nose changes the pool of special visitors that want to stay on your island, for more details see: The Nose specialists pool



Items for all production buildings

Bag of Money.png

Bag of Money
Common

Free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -40%
Duration:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +4
Hand-Blown Grenade.png

Hand-Blown Grenade
Common

Puts out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -40%
Duration:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +4


Big Bag of Money.png

Big Bag of Money
Uncommon

Lots of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +5
Certificate of Inspection.png

Certificate of Inspection
Uncommon

Makes it look like your premises are all above board.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Chance of Fire: +20%
Dynamo.png

Dynamo
Uncommon

A volatile source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +100%
Explosion Chance: +70%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +30
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
Fire Safety Poster.png

Fire Safety Poster
Uncommon

Fewer fires, for little cost.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +5%
Chance of Fire: -30%
Hall of Collective Property.png Hall of Collective Property
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people own what they produce! They should be free to join a great queue to collect their quota!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: -10%
Maintenance Cost: -15%
Iron Grillwork.png

Iron Grillwork
Uncommon

Reduces the risk of fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Chance of Fire: -30%
Old Factory Bell.png

Old Factory Bell
Uncommon

The old toll of toil.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%
Suspended Frosted Glass Grenade.png

Suspended Frosted Glass Grenade
Uncommon

Puts out fires well.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +5
Writing Machine.png Writing Machine
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
Workers are enthused by the new system of written labour notes to reward their efforts.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%


Bureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives.png Bureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people need somewhere they feel comfortable sharing ideas to help economise during production!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Icon book uncommon 0.png

Certificate of Industrial Standard
Rare

You can make everything on the cheap, and no-one has to know.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Chance of Fire: +30%
Copperplate Printer.png Copperplate Printer
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A new and better printing machine helps distribute labour notes to workers at no maintenance cost!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Double Iron Grillwork.png

Double Iron Grillwork
Rare

Reduces the risk of fire, and looks nice.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +2
Chance of Fire: -40%
Icon book uncommon 0.png

Fire Prevention Directive
Rare

An investment that provides your people with the ways and means to combat a blaze.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Chance of Fire: -50%
ForkTuN8 Mk.1.png ForkTuN8 Mk.1
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
This unpredictable prototype was originally built to gain an unfair advantage at steam car races.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +15%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +10
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 10 Scrap
Wood.png 15 Wood
Chassis.png 3 Chassis
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Heat Activated CTC Grenade.png

Heat Activated CTC Grenade
Rare

Very good at putting out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +6
Huge Bag of Money.png

Huge Bag of Money
Rare

Life-changing sums of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Workforce Needed -15%
Chance of Riots -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +6
ImpersoN8r Nr. 531.png ImpersoN8r Nr. 531
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Some say there's a tiny boy inside pulling the levers...
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -15%
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 15 Scrap
Light bulb.png 3 Light Bulbs
Filaments.png 10 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Iron Factory Bell.png

Iron Factory Bell
Rare

Once heard, cannot be unheard.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Steam Turbine.png

Steam Turbine
Rare

A safe source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +75%
Explosion Chance: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +45
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants


Bekonin, Spirit of Liberty.png Bekonin, Spirit of Liberty
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A man with an infectious, impetuous and impassioned urge for action.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +50
Iron Factory Bell.png

Extremely Loud Bell
Epic

A worker's gift. "Just in case you have to wake us up, boss. We can be bunch of sleepyheads sometimes..."
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -50%
Feras Alsarami, the Persuader.png

Feras Alsarami, the Persuader
Epic

Feras' voice puts people in a comforting trance, letting them lead happier, more focused and productive lives.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Workforce Needed: -10%
Chance of Riots: -20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy.png Diplomacy: +20
Trait: Hypnotist
Icon book rare 0.png

Fizgig's Fabulous Fireproofing Failsafe
Epic

Better factory materials cost more money, but it's bound to be worth it in the end, argues Lord Fizgig.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +15%
Chance of Fire: -70%
ForkTuN8 Mk.2.png ForkTuN8 Mk.2
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
A reinforced variant, which in spite of the minor combustion risk, takes all the labour out of warehouse work.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +20
Crafting Cost
Scrap.png 20 Scrap
Wood.png 10 Wood
Chassis.png 5 Chassis
Caoutchouc.png 10 Caoutchouc
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Hall of Mutualist Ideologies.png Hall of Mutualist Ideologies
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
An airy space, not at all empty, but brimming with ideas for economisation! Self-sufficiency; over-abundance! Those are the topics for discussion at this venue's very functional table.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Iron and Glass Grillwork.png

Iron and Glass Grillwork
Epic

Reduces the risk of fire, and looks divine.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +3
Chance of Fire: -50%
Oxford Electrical Bell.png

Oxford Electrical Bell
Epic

Shirkers begone! The shrill cry of a new day has sounded!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Pertwee's Turbo Generator.png

Pertwee's Turbo Generator
Epic

A highly-efficient and safe source of electrical power!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +60
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
Printing Press.png Printing Press
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The labour notes are now so beautifully typeset and presented, they really look like they're worth something! A sign of the wonders of anarchy to come!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
SubordiN8 Nr. 360.png SubordiN8 Nr. 360
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Compensates for its faithfulness in performing simple human tasks by being wilfully blind.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap.png 15 Nice Scrap
Light bulb.png 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes.png 5 Work Clothes
Filaments.png 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Icon book rare 0.png

Von Malching's Labour Law Proposal
Epic

Von Malching fought hard at the council to ensure children might also enjoy supervisory roles in factories.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -50%
Chance of Fire: +40%


Angela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent.png

Angela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent
Legendary

Angela has an astonishing intellect, but it's her capacity to improvise that makes her really sparkle.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -20%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting.png Crafting: +55
ExpeditionMedicine.png Medicine: +25
Trait: Diver
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can normally be affected by power plants
ForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed.png ForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Old Nate's baby. Prone to the odd tantrum, but provides the lift everyone needs in times of logistical disconsolation.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +35%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce.png Force: +30
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap.png 20 Nice Scrap
Timber.png 20 Timber
Chassis.png 10 Chassis
Steam motors.png 3 Steam Motors
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Human IncarN8 Nr. 9.png Human IncarN8 Nr. 9
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
The nearest thing Nate has to a companion. Unlike a human servant, it won't complain when he kicks it for setting things on fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -50%
Crafting Cost
Special Scrap.png 15 Special Scrap
Light bulb.png 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes.png 10 Work Clothes
Filaments.png 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


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