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Event Schedule

Upcoming:
June 13th, 7:30pm – Diamond Distillery (Guyana) w/ Master Blender Shaun Caleb
June TBD, 7:30pm – In-person Holmes Cay Tasting w/ Eric Kaye
July 18th, 7:30pm – Black Tot Rum w/ Mitch Wilson

Past:
May 16th, 7:30pm – Privateer Rum w/ CEO Andrew Cabot
April 11th, 7:30pm – Gregarious Grump Virtual Tasting w/ Kristopher Hart
March 14th, 7:00pm – Margaret Monplaisir & Deny Duplessis of St Lucia Distillers
March 3rd, 6pm – Cana meet-up w/ Worthy Park CEO Gordon Clarke and export manager Zan Kong
February 28th, 7:30pm – Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell & Equiano virtual tasting
January 10th, 7:30pm – Ed Hamilton’s Single Cask Strength Collection Tasting
December 17th, 7:30pm – In-Person meet up at Cana Rum Bar
November 29th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: Barbados w/ Richard Seale
November 15th, 7:30pm – Bottle Talk: Hampden LROK
November 1st, 7:30pm – What’s the WIRD w/ Master Distiller Don Benn
October 18th, 7:30pm – Rum 101: The Fundamentals
October 4th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: Mexico w/ Judah Kuper of Paranubes
September 20th, 7:30pm – Recent Acquisitions
September 6th, 7:30pm – Introducing Rolling Fork Spirits
August 23rd, 7:30pm – Cocktail of the Month: Corn N Oil
August 9th, 7:30pm – Holmes Cay Virtual Tasting w/ Eric Kaye
July 26th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: St Lucia w/ Ania Robbins (Spiribam)
July 19th, 7:30pm – Creating the Perfect Zombie (Blend) w/ Jeff “Beachbum” Berry
July 12th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: Clairin w/ Jan Warren (La Maison & Velier)
June 28th, 7:30pm – Exploring Worthy Park w/ Zan Kong
June 14th, 7:30pm – Cocktail of the Month: Jungle Bird
May 31th, 7:30pm – Discovering Hampden Estate w/ Christelle Harris
May 17th, 7:30pm – Recent Acquisitions
May 3rd, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: French West Indies w/ Ania Robbins (Spiribam)
April 26th, 7:30pm – Cocktail of the Month: Mai Tai
April 19th, 7:30pm – Deconstructing Kohala Bay w/ Hurricane Hayward (Atomic Grog)
April 12th, 7:30pm – Bottle Talk: Blackadder Guyana 15 (Port Mourant)
April 5th, 7:30pm – Recent Acquisitions
March 29th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: Navy Style Rum w/ Matt Pietrek
March 22nd, 7:30pm – Cocktail of the Month: Daiquiri
March 15th, 7:30pm – Bottle Talk: Cadenhead’s Classic Rum
March 8th, 7pm – Recent Acquisitions
March 1st, 7pm – Taste of Place: Jamaica Unaged Overproof
February 22nd, 7pm – Cocktail of the Month: Rum Old Fashioned
February 15th, 7pm- Bottle Talk: Foursquare Redoutable
February 8th, 7pm – Recent Acquisitions
February 1st, 7pm – Bottle Talk: Smith & Cross
January 25th, 7pm – Recent Acquisitions

Rum Reviews

El Dorado 1997 Guyana Port Mourant (Uitvlugt Distillery) Rare Collection – 57.9%

El Dorado 1997 Guyana Port Mourant (Uitvlugt Distillery) Rare Collection – 57.9% Stats: Distilled in 1997 at the Uitvlugt Distillery in Guyana, this rum comes from the historic double retort wooden Port Mourant still (now housed at Diamond). It aged tropically for 20 years before being bottled as part of the El Dorado Rare Collection atContinue reading “El Dorado 1997 Guyana Port Mourant (Uitvlugt Distillery) Rare Collection – 57.9%”

Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release – 9 Year John Dore 1 Brandy Cask – Austin Rum Society Pick – 51%

Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release – 9 Year John Dore 1 Brandy Cask – Austin Rum Society Pick – 51% Stats: St Lucia Distillers single batch release, made from fermented molasses, distilled in 2011 on the John Dore 1 pot still, aged 9 years in Brandy casks, and bottled on March 5, 2021 at 51%. Background: AniaContinue reading “Chairman’s Reserve Single Batch Release – 9 Year John Dore 1 Brandy Cask – Austin Rum Society Pick – 51%”

Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4%

Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4% Stats: Independent bottling of a single cask Hampden distillate from September 2000 that aged 14 years continentally, rumored to be the LROK marque. Only 202 bottles were produced with no filtration or additives. Background: I first got to try this expression several years back in theContinue reading “Blackadder Raw Cask Finest Jamaica 2000 Hampden 14 Year – 57.4%”