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Event Schedule

Upcoming:
February 20th, 7:30pm – Down Island Single Cask Rum Tasting w/ Mike Streeter
March 20th, 7:30pm – Bailey Prior: The Real McCoy (Barbados Rum from Foursquare)
Date TBD – Samaroli Rum Tasting w/ Chris Bittner
Date TBD: Flor de Cana Premium Rum Tasting

Past Events:
January 16th, 7:00pm – Impex/Rum & Cane Premium Rum Tasting
December 12th, 7:00pm – In-person Holiday Hang at The Stay Put
November 14th, 7:30pm – Novo Fogo Cachaca w/ Luke McKinley
October 17, 7:30pm – Grander Panama Rum Tasting w/ Dan DeHart
September 19, 7:30pm – Don Q Premium Offerings and Cocktail Contest (details)
August 22nd, 7:30pm – Blackadder Raw Cask Rum Tasting
July 18th, 7:30pm – Black Tot Rum Masterclass w/ Mitch Wilson
June 22nd, 7:00pm – In-person Holmes Cay Tasting w/ Eric Kaye at Cana
June 13th, 7:30pm – Taste of Place: Guyana w/ DDL Master Blender Shaun Caleb
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

Habitation Velier 2015 Forsyths WP 151 Proof Single Jamaica White Rum – 75.5%

Habitation Velier 2015 Forsyths WP 151 Proof Single Jamaica White Rum – 75.5% Stats: Independent bottling from La Maison and Velier’s Habitation Velier line from a few years back. They released a WP 502 at 57%, as well as this bottling, which I presume is the same liquid, also boasting congener levels of 502 gr/Laa, but…

Appleton Estate Jamaica 1999 Hearts Collection 100% Pot Still 21 Year – 63%

Appleton Estate Jamaica 1999 Hearts Collection 100% Pot Still 21 Year – 63% Stats: Appleton Estate’s “Hearts Collection” is a series of long aged 100% pot still rums at high proof, in limited editions, released in collaboration with Velier. The initial three bottlings were vintages from 1994, 1995 and 1999, all aged at origin. The rum…

National Rums of Jamaica 2007 Long Pond TECC 11 Year – 62.5%

National Rums of Jamaica 2007 Long Pond TECC 11 Year – 62.5% Stats: Independent Bottling of Long Pond rum from Jamaica that was distilled in a double retort pot still in 2007 following a fermentation process involving dunder and muck, aged 11 years at origin. This release comes from a stock of 11 barrels that produced…