Island Getaway Rum was founded in Hye, Texas in 2016 by Stephanie Houston and James Davidson. A partnership formed by a mutual friend, the pair had never actually met in person before starting HYE Rum.
Master Distiller James Davidson, showcases his 8+years of rum specific distillation to IG Rum. Prior to Hye, James spent several years researching rums in the U.S., France and the Caribbean. Drawing inspiration from traditional island rums, James continues to craft and refine his spirits, offering a variety of rums, gin and other spirits to his repertoire.