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To provide a better understanding of the category of rum, and to honor its history, traditions, complexities, and many styles.

Event Schedule

Upcoming:
October 18th, 7:30pm – Rum 101: The Fundamentals
November 1st, 7:30pm – What’s the WIRD w/ Master Distiller Don Benn
November 15th, 7:30pm – Bottle Talk: Hampden LROK
November 29th – Taste of Place: Barbados w/ Richard Seale
Date TBD – Gregarious Grump Virtual Tasting (rescheduling due to shipping delays)
Date TBD – Ed Hamilton Single Cask Series Tasting (ditto shipping delays)

Past:
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 from the Tasting Room

Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56%

Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56% Stats: A twin barrel release of 432 bottles selected by the Florida Rum Society, this is a true “estate” rum with 100% of the molasses coming from Worthy Park grown cane. It was pot distilled and aged 13 long years in St Catherine’sContinue reading “Worthy Park 2007 WPM 13 Year Florida Rum Society Gemini Barrel – 56%”

Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2%

Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2% Stats: This was a limited edition bottling as part of the Trelawny Endemic Bird Series. Certain markets in the US and abroad received single casks (~250 bottles each) of different single marque expressions from Hampden Estate. These were all distillery releases, not IB’s, and pricedContinue reading “Hampden 2011 Endemic Bird Series “Pewee” 9 Year LFCH – 61.2%”

Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59%

Blind Review: Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59% Source: I recently did a trade with a fellow r/rum member who sent along a 1 oz mystery sample in his care package with nothing but a “?” on the bottle. Here are my notes. Nose: Astringency, must, furniture polish, salted popcorn, pencil shavings, seaContinue reading “Habitation Velier White Guyana Pure Single Rum (Port Mourant) 2015 – 59%”

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