Barbados & St. Lucia
February 19, 2013
From Seattle to Berlin and San Francisco to Grenada our members regularly hold rum events. We enjoy teaching and sharing what we know in hopes of growing people’s appreciation and love of rum.
Rum Council members are amongst the most respected and prolific writers on rum in the world. From blogs to books people who are interested in rum are reading our words.
Each of our members go to the source in order to learn about rum and also about the craftsmanship and culture of the country producing it. We attend and judge most major events.
From Part 1, the interview continues…. Rum in Focus Nick: Nature vs. Nurture; Jamaica vs. London: Of Jamaican lineage, but born and bred in London, England. London, one of the most sophisticated cocktail scenes. Jamaica, like many Caribbean islands, very over-proof, simple mixed drinks. These are kind of contrasting styles, maybe geographical-based styles. Do you feel […]
A trip to Trinidad for the Angostura Global Cocktail Competition 2014 was an experience by itself. During the week of festivities, I managed to catch up with Ian Burrell, not only one of the judges of the competition, but also, the Global Rum Ambassador. Big name, right? It’s not a title fit for just anyone. […]
TheRumCollective.com – Less than 48 hours in Martinique and intoxicated by its nature and the spirit of Agricole it yields, quite literally, I begin again… Today, we were off to see the harvest at Rhum J.M; those robust agricole legs viewed inside my glass last night, now, firmly underneath me. The journey up north is post […]