More rum to the thirsty!! Miami Rum Fest is expanding with more than 50,000 square feet of exhibits and will be back in April 25-27 to gather rum producers, professionals and enthusiasts.
There will be three rum filled days of grand tasting sessions allowing participants to evaluate hundreds of notable rum brands and expressions [...]
Rhum arangé is a speciality of the French islands, so most of them are made with rhum agricole but there´s also some people doing it with molasses rums. Benoît Bail – the maker of Zwazo uses a blend of both styles to get this particular taste and the blend is of 3 different rums [...]
A book entirely devoted to one of my favorite tiki drinks – the Zombie!!
For the first time ever (as far as i know) has an entire book been written about ONE tiki drink, the famous Zombie. That`s how much this drink fascinates…
Now the book does of course not contain only one Zombie [...]
This fall came with four new rums in the “Rum Swedes” series from the Swedish independent bottler Swedish Firewater (www.eldvatten.se) with full proof single cask rums from Jamaica, Guyana and Barbados. I wrote a review of their Caroni 1997 Single Barrel Rum earlier this year.
From Guyana i have two samples, one from 2002 [...]
Mr Rum Ambassador Ian Burrel – Founder of the UK Rumfest
Here´s the second post on my round-up of the UK Rumfest that took place oct 12-13 at the ExCeL in London to celebrate all things Rum!
THE CONNAISSEUR´S COVE
The Connaisseur´s Cove was new for this years Rumfest and was the secluded [...]
After a rum and cocktail filled weekend at the ExCel and the bars in London part of me wish one could always live this way while the other part is a bit shall we say booze over-filled?
It´s like a Rum “Tales of the Cocktail” in a concentrated mini format…
For those who doesn´t [...]
The World’s Largest Rum Festival Will Honour the Industry’s Finest at the Fourth Annual Golden Rum Barrel Awards
And i`m very happy to announce that this blog won the Rum Barrel award in the cathegory “Rum Blog of the Year 2013″ at the Rum Barrel awards at the Mayfair Hotel in London.
It´s wonderful [...]
London’s exclusive the May Fair Hotel plays host to UK RumFest’s official after party inviting rum lovers to celebrate, raising a toast to the world’s largest rum festival and the esteemed Golden Rum Barrel Awards.
Taking place on Saturday 12th October with doors opening at 8PM for a night of cocktails, canapés and the [...]
It´s that time of the year again – the UK Rumfest!!!
October is the month for booze happenings in Europe and in a few days i`m going to London to attend the UK Rumfest! last time i did that was in 2011 and you can read about it here.
The rumfest isn´t only a lot [...]
Here´s a very interesting rum produced by the legendary Foursquare distillery that have an interesting and colorful history.
It´s an authentic, handcrafted excellent sipping rum from Barbados bringing that genuine Bajan flavor to your glass.
The Real McCoy rum is based on the story of William “Bill” McCoy, the pioneer rum runner of the [...]