Limited Tickets Left To World's Largest Rum Tasting
On Thursday 9th October rum fans will have the honour of joining six leading rum aficionados in a very special tasting at London's ILEC, ahead of the eighth annual The RumFest. Handpicked by Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell, the selected rums are the cream of the crop within the rum category and the likes of the Serralles' master distiller Roberto Seralles, Appleton's esteemed Master Blender Joy Spence and Angostura's Master Distiller John Georges, will guide enthusiasts on an unrivalled voyage of rum discovery. In a unique twist, attendees will unite to make history in a bid to set the record for the 'World's Largest Rum Tasting', adjudicated by an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ representative. Limited tickets for this one-time-only event are on sale for only £10. For more information on the evening visit the official website all four days of Rum Experience events visit The RumFest website.
Rum's biggest event, The RumFest, is set to get a lot bigger as it invites guests to become part of a record breaking attempt to host the world's largest rum tasting, with hundreds of rum enthusiasts coming together to sample rums from across the globe. The tasting will be presented by leading brand representatives, who will be able to give attendees a comprehensive and unrivalled insight into six esteemed rums.
Representing Jamaica, Appleton's Rum will be sipped and savoured with commentary from revered Master Blender, Joy Spence, whilst Puerto Rico's number one premium rum from the Serralles distillery, Don Q, will be sipped and savoured with none other than Master Distiller, Roberto Seralles. For a historical twist Pusser's Rum, launched in 1655, will be presented by Head of Rum Procurement George Freegard. Angostura will bring a taste of Trinidad to the evening hosted by Master Distiller John Georges and the delights of Cuban's classic Havana Club will be presented by its Master Blender Asbel Morales Lorenzo. The finale to the evening will be the esteemed Diplomatico providing a taste of South America with former Golden Rum Barrels Awards winner and Rum Master, Tito Cordero.
Doors will open at 5pm where guests will be greeted with a welcome speech from Global Rum Ambassador and RumFest founder Ian Burrell, followed by an introduction to the rules and regulations of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. From 6.30pm the world record attempt will begin as guests taste the six rums from some of the world's most revered rum distilleries followed by an audience Q&A and the presentation of the Guinness World Records certificate.
THE ESTEEMED PRESENTERS & RUMS
Appleton's Rum - Master Blender, Joy Spence (Jamaica)
Serralles distillery, Don Q - Master Distiller, Roberto Seralles (Puerto Rico)
Pusser's Rum - Head of Rum Procurement, George Freegard (Navy-style)
Angostura - Master Distiller John Georges (Trinidad)
Havana Club - Master Blender Asbel Morales Lorenzo (Cuba)
Diplomatico - Master Blender Tito Cordero (Venezuela)
Hosted by Global Rum Ambassador and The RumFest founder Ian Burrell
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