RumShack Rum Feed TheFloatingRumShack.com represents the modern face of in-depth rum resource and spirit category promotion http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/ Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:47:12 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management - Version 2.5.7 en-gb Rhum JM Release Cuvee 1845 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/233-rhum-jm-release-cuvee-1845 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/233-rhum-jm-release-cuvee-1845

1845...  

Rhum J.M. have revealed a brand new expression to their range of Martinique Agricole rhums, namely the Cuvée 1845, a reference to the company’s creation date. With almost 170 years of history and tradition behind Rhum J.M. we have high expectations of this being a very fine rhum indeed.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000
Havana Club Unveil the Essence of Cuba http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/232-havana-club-unveil-the-essence-of-cuba http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/232-havana-club-unveil-the-essence-of-cuba

A New Twist on a Bitter Theme…  

Havana Club has linked up with The Bitter Truth to create The Essence of Cuba, a new range of drinks flavourings inspired by Havana Club Añejo 7 Años, providing bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts around the world with a completely new way to serve and enjoy the rum widely regarded to be the epitome of Cuban rum-making excellence.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000
Berry Bros and Rudd Exceptional Cask 1977 Jamaican Overproof Rum http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/231-berry-bros-and-rudd-exceptional-cask-1977-jamaican-overproof-rum http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/231-berry-bros-and-rudd-exceptional-cask-1977-jamaican-overproof-rum

Exceptional Spirits...  

A few months, seemingly out of the blue a tot of rum turned up at my door marked Jamaica 1977 with a note enquiring my thoughts about it. I won’t lie – my main reaction was “I wish there was more of it”, but the sip revealed a bold, punchy Jamaican rum that demanded attention and hung around a fair bit after the sip had long since left my mouth… Turns out it was a small measure of the recently released Exceptional Cask series of which I’ve more information to share with you all.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sun, 02 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000
Boozy Advent Calendars and Christmas Crackers 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/229-boozy-advent-calendars-and-christmas-crackers-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/229-boozy-advent-calendars-and-christmas-crackers-2014

Keep The Christmas Countdown in Fine Spirits!  

I’m VERY SORRY for using the C-word (Christmas) so early in the year – I know we’ve not even had Guy Fawkes Night yet, but some things need to be shared in good order to allow appropriate financial planning to happen… Master of Malt has returned this year with a fresh new look to their fab boozy advent calendars and further enhanced the Christmas spirit by combining the dram with the humble Christmas cracker to great effect. 
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000
Wrays Spiced Cider with Wray and Nephew Overproof Rum http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/230-wrays-spiced-cider-with-wray-and-nephew-overproof-rum http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/230-wrays-spiced-cider-with-wray-and-nephew-overproof-rum

A Rummy Winter Warmer!  

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been out Trick or Treating at Halloween, watching the fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night or just getting back from work in the dark on a cold damp autumnal evening – I’m sure a warm rum drink will be very welcome and we’ve the perfect serve for you which features Jamaica’s finest: Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum!
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:44:31 +0000
Rum Club at Trailer Happiness with FAIR Belize http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/228-rum-club-at-trailer-happiness-with-fair-belize http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/228-rum-club-at-trailer-happiness-with-fair-belize

Coming Soon at Notting Hill Rum Club  

When: 27th October 2014
Starts around 7.00pm(ish)
Where: Trailer Happiness
177 Portobello Rd
London W11 2DY
 
Monday 27th October, FAIR. Belize Rum are heading down to Trailer Happiness for an exciting Rum Club where they will be tasting their rum and hearing from Paul Bungener, Europe Brand Ambassador who will be explaining more about FAIR.'s core value and purposes.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:43:53 +0100
Five More Rum Events You Can’t Miss At London Cocktail Week 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/227-five-more-rum-events-you-can-t-miss-at-london-cocktail-week-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/227-five-more-rum-events-you-can-t-miss-at-london-cocktail-week-2014

Fantastic Five (Part 2)…  

Fitting right in with our mini-series of London Cocktail Week and RumFest previews, we’ve chosen five more exciting events that should be right on top of your rum-to-do-list…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:28:54 +0100
Cocktail Kahuna Tiki Competition 2014 Winner http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/226-cocktail-kahuna-tiki-competition-2014-winner http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/226-cocktail-kahuna-tiki-competition-2014-winner

Jamie Kimber Is The Cocktail Kahuna!  

Rum and Tiki fans gathered at CheekTiki’s Haole Hut yesterday to be a part of the inaugural Cocktail Kahuna* competition. Ten competitors, six of which are professional bartenders, with the others being home Tiki bar enthusiasts contested the title with a very strong showing of knowledge, skills, pride and no small amount of overproof rum as they all vied to be crowned Cocktail Kahuna!
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:20:33 +0100
Bacardi UK Legacy Cocktail Competition Three Most Promising 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/225-bacardi-uk-legacy-cocktail-competition-three-most-promising-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/225-bacardi-uk-legacy-cocktail-competition-three-most-promising-2014

Bacardi, Boot Camps and Big Nights!  

Eight became three the other night in the beautiful surroundings of Great Conservatory in Syon Park as a panel of judges undertook to tough job of selecting this year’s Three Most Promising. This now marks the start of the next phase of the competition. The Three Most Promising now run a marketing campaign to promote themselves and their drinks with the ultimate goal of being selected to represent the UK in the Global Finals in Sydney in 2015.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:31:38 +0100
Pink Pigeon Vanilla Spiced Rum New Bottle Design http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/224-pink-pigeon-vanilla-spiced-rum-new-bottle-design http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/224-pink-pigeon-vanilla-spiced-rum-new-bottle-design

New Look For Pink Pigeon…  

Press Release: Pink Pigeon vanilla-spiced Mauritian Rum has announced a new bottle design, which will launch at London Cocktail Week (6th to 12th October 2014).
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:00:43 +0100
Optimist Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/220-optimist-bacardi-legacy-cocktail-competition-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/220-optimist-bacardi-legacy-cocktail-competition-2014

Roman Foltán: London Finalist  

We’ve enjoyed featuring the UK finalists in the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition over the last few weeks. The finals are scheduled for the 25th September 2014, so we’ll soon know the Three Most Promising whom will then go on to contest a place in the Global Finals in Sydney, Australia in May 2015. In the last of our mini-series we are pleased to feature Roman Foltán with his Legacy cocktail: Optimist.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:00:00 +0100
Five Rum Events You Can’t Miss At London Cocktail Week 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/223-five-rum-events-you-can-t-miss-at-london-cocktail-week-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/223-five-rum-events-you-can-t-miss-at-london-cocktail-week-2014

Fantastic Five…  

Fitting right in with our mini-series of London Cocktail Week previews, we’ve chosen five exciting events that should be right on top of your rum-to-do-list…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0100
Pink Pigeon The Spice Is Right London Cocktail Week 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/222-pink-pigeon-the-spice-is-right-london-cocktail-week-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/222-pink-pigeon-the-spice-is-right-london-cocktail-week-2014

Come On Down…  The Spice is Right!  

For TheFloatingRumShack.com, this London Cocktail Week is not just about viewing… This year we are ‘doing’ as well! We are super happy to be working with Pink Pigeon Vanilla Spiced rum from Mauritius and spice expert Pritesh Mody from World of Zing with the aim to make you think differently about spiced rum…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0100
El Dorado Rum News London Cocktail Week RumFest 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/221-el-dorado-rum-news-london-cocktail-week-rumfest-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/221-el-dorado-rum-news-london-cocktail-week-rumfest-2014

Liquid Gold…  

Our friends at El Dorado are shaping up for a very busy London Cocktail Week and RumFest so there are lots of ways for you to get involved. Check out our summary…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:27:02 +0100
Tempting Fate Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/219-tempting-fate-bacardi-legacy-cocktail-competition-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/219-tempting-fate-bacardi-legacy-cocktail-competition-2014

Matt Fairhurst: Wild Card Finalist  

With a well-established competition like Bacardi Legacy, anyone entering really should be fully clued up on what to expect should they succeed. That very thought was on the mind of Matt Fairhurst as we found out when he told us about the inspiration for his Legacy cocktail: Tempting Fate.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:04:05 +0100
Plantation Rum London Cocktail Week RumFest News 2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/218-plantation-rum-london-cocktail-week-rumfest-news-2014 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/218-plantation-rum-london-cocktail-week-rumfest-news-2014

Something Special From Jamaica...  

We’ve details the rums that Plantation will be featuring at RumFest this year, we’ve also found out what their Golden Tot rums will be, so read on for more details!
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:32:38 +0100
Ron Cubay RumFest 2014 News http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/217-ron-cubay-rumfest-2014-news http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/217-ron-cubay-rumfest-2014-news

Cuba Comes To RumFest  

Our friends at Ron Cubay will be featuring at London Cocktail Week and RumFest this year, with their authentic Cuban rums and something special for those with some Golden Tots. Read on for the details…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:42:04 +0100
St Nicholas Abbey 5 Year Old Rum Previews At RumFest http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/216-st-nicholas-abbey-5-year-old-rum-previews-at-rumfest http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/216-st-nicholas-abbey-5-year-old-rum-previews-at-rumfest

A Coming Of Age…  

If you’ve been visiting RumFest for the last few years you would have been following the progression and development of St. Nicholas Abbey’s single estate rum. The fab rum they have been producing on site over the last few years has in part been sold as ‘see-through’ - an un-aged white rum, with the remainder carefully laid down for ageing on site. This year is special, for this year the rum has come of age…
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:37:33 +0100
Angostura RumFest London Cocktail Week 2014 News http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/215-angostura-rumfest-london-cocktail-week-2014-news http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/215-angostura-rumfest-london-cocktail-week-2014-news

The Angostura Butterfly House 

Where: 31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3EY
 
A truly unique experience will be coming to this year’s esteemed London Cocktail Week as Angostura rum brings tropical Trinidad to London’s Shoreditch. Open from Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th October, The Angostura Butterfly House will bring fluttering moments of joy to all who take a stroll within it.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:18:04 +0100
London RumFest 2014 Preview Part 2 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/214-london-rumfest-2014-preview-part-2 http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/214-london-rumfest-2014-preview-part-2

So Why Splash The Cash?  

Upset that the prices have gone up? Struggling for a justification of why you should spend the money? We’ve been hearing you, but let’s chat about it as there’s nowhere better for Rum fans to get their geek on here in the UK.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:36:19 +0100
London RumFest 2014 Preview http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/213-london-rumfest-2014-preview http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/213-london-rumfest-2014-preview

One month until RumFest… Tots at the Ready, Its Rum Time!  

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th October 2014
London's ILEC - Earl's Court
 
We think all UK rum fans should rejoice as RumFest returns to the UK on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October with a fresh look and a new venue. London's ILEC Centre in Earl's Court will play host to the eighth annual event, a celebration of rum and rum culture and in particular for 2014, a look at some of the most premium blends on the market.
 
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peter@thefloatingrumshack.com (Pete) Rum Chat Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:27:29 +0100