Velvet Falernum is a longtime staple item of resorts and bars in Barbados, and today for its use in Tropical, Tiki and Caribbean drinks such as the Rum Swizzle, Mai Tai, Zombie, Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the Corn n Oil. It is made from an infusion of spices and lime juice into sugar cane syrup and Barbados Rum. John D Taylors Falernum is considered by many as the original Falernum, and is today produced by famed rum distiller R.L. Seale Ltd. Product of Barbados.