THIS IS RUM
February 23, 2019
The Rum House
228 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036
Take a deep dive into the process and history of rum making—and drink some cocktails while you’re at it.
In this class, you will be guided through a series of tastings, sampling rum varieties to connect this knowledge with tasting notes associated with each style. Hone basic bar skills as you make and taste cocktails using various rums. Discover how different rum styles impact the taste of cocktails.
Objectives & Key Takeaways:
Learn the basics of distillation
Understand how rum is made and distinguish between styles of rum
Understand the effect of aging rum and how and why its practiced
Learn how historical politics and culture impacted the production of rum
Gain a basic understanding of rum culture, from Caribbean to tiki
Identify major rums on the market and favorite bottles from The Liquor Cabinet
Learn 2 rum cocktails and understand how different rums impact the flavor
Use and understand application of bar tools