Appleton Estate Rum Tour is 7 mi. (11 km) n. on Rte. A2 to Maggotty, then 3 mi. (5 km) e. The Appleton plantation has been producing sugar, molasses and rum since 1749. The distillery is set in a valley along the Black River. A 90-minute guided tour takes a look at the history of rum and provides a demonstration of various stages of the production process and a tasting of “wet” sugar. A rum tasting venue is on the premises, and each legal-age visitor receives a complimentary bottle of rum.