With less than two months to go the 2nd UK Rum Festival is set become a road block. Nearly all the stands have been taken, and with more rums being exhibited than last year, there will more for you to sip and savour over two mouth watering days at the Royal Horticultural Halls.
With a blend of live music, cocktail demonstrations, competitions, Dominoes & Daiquiris, dancing, food and fun; The Rum Experience is set to be a land mark occasion not only within the Rum calendar but within the Spirit industry calendar as well.
Some of this year’s highlights:
Bacardi’s Dominoes & Daiquiri Bar.
Imbibe Magazines Bartenders Lounge.
Duane Doves Rum & chocolate seminar
Seminars from Rum experts, blenders & distiller’s from around the world.
The Rum Run where you have a chance to win a trip for two to the Caribbean.
The “Femme Fatale” female bartender competion sponsored by Class magazine.
The Caribbean Rum Marque seminar Room
The TIKI FACE OFF between the UK’s best TIKI bars
Live P.A.’s and Cocktail demonstrations all day on the main stage.
Ready Steady Cocktail One of the features on the main stage at this year’s RumFest will be a consumer cocktail competition called Ready Steady Cocktail. Two members of the public will be invited on stage to create cocktails using mystery ingredients.
With the help of celebrity bartenders (Inc B.B.C’s Andy Pearson), to tutor them. The cocktails will be judged by industry experts with the winning cocktail being promoted as “cocktail of the week” in several high profile bars throughout London. To enter e-mail your name to firstname.lastname@example.org saying “Ready Steady cocktail”. This competiton is exclusively for the cocktail novice
The UK Rum Fest…The Rum Experience The Royal Horticultural Halls Lawerence Hall Victoria, London SW1P 2QD Saturday and Sunday 25th – 26th October 2008
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