The Rum Experience University Review

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The Rum Experience University

A Graduates Perspective…  

Having just spent a wonderful week in Spain at the first ever Rum Experience University it’s not an unreasonable expectation for friends and colleagues to ask the immortal, time served question of “Well, how was it?” and the truth is that so much happened during the week, that it’s almost impossible to summarise into the quick, pithy response that “they” will want to hear.

Ron Diplomático Launch New Single Vintage 2000 Rum

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Ron Diplomático Vintage 2000 Rum

Celebrate Good Times!  

The year 2000 was particularly special.  Mrs RumShack and I got married for a start (and I’m very happy about that) and in an unrelated incident several thousands of miles away on the South American continent in Venezuela, the team at DUSA were realising that their sugar cane harvest was particularly special too.  They celebrated their good fortune by putting aside some of the rum resulting from it for a special occasion… namely the Diplomático Single Vintage 2000 Rum, which we’ve just been enjoying!

Rones de Guatemala Awarded Geographical Indication Status

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Ron Botran

Seal of Approval  

It seems that London Cocktail Week always brings out some interesting rum news and this has proved little different. Wednesday night at the Bird of Smithfield, Isabel Molina, a member of the Botran family revealed that after three years of hard work, Rones de Guatemala has been granted a Geographical Indication Seal, which means that they now have protected rights under EU law, a consumer guarantee of Guatemalan production style and quality.

Fourth Annual Golden Rum Barrel Awards

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Fourth Annual Golden Rum Barrel Awards

The World’s Largest Rum Festival Will Honour the Industry's Finest at the Fourth Annual Golden Rum Barrel Awards  

Saturday 12th 2013, The May Fair Hotel
London's exclusive the May Fair Hotel plays host to UK RumFest's official after party inviting rum lovers to celebrate, raising a toast to the world's largest rum festival and the esteemed Golden Rum Barrel Awards. 

Event: Trailer Happiness Rum Club with Rum Chamarel

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Rum Chamarel

The Rise and Rise of Mauritian Rum…  

What: Rum Chamarel Tasting
When: 10th Ocotober at 7.00pm
Where: Trailer Happiness, 177 Portobello Road, London W11 2DY
Cost: Free admission.  Discounted Rum Chamarel cocktails will be available for a time.
Rum Club returns during London Cocktail Week for a special tasting of one of the newest Mauritian rums to hit the UK market: Rum Chamarel.

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