Austin Rum Society is a membership-based club that hosts monthly educational tastings and seminars with some of the biggest and best names in the rum industry. Former guests include Richard Seale (Foursquare), Zan Kong (Worthy Park), Christelle Harris (Hampden), Shaun Caleb (DDL), Eric Kaye (Holmes Cay), Margaret Monplaisir (St Lucia Distillers), Ian Burrell (Equiano/Rum Fests), Mitch Wilson (Black Tot), Beachbum Berry (Latitude 29/Author), Matt Pietrek (Cocktail Wonk), Hurricane Hayward (Atomic Grog), Ed Hamilton and many more. Check the Schedule page for the Events Calendar.
Frequent topics of discussion:
- Rum history
- Distillation and production methods
- Various regions, styles, and regulations
- Plus many other aspects of the Rum category
Membership Dues and Related Costs
There is currently no cost to be a member of Austin Rum Society or join our Zoom events. Just fill out the form on the Contact page to gain access. At some point we may collect nominal annual dues or ask for donations to cover the cost of administrative expenses.
Please note: Sessions may require a “buy in” to cover the cost of samples shared.