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Pink Pigeon The Spice Is Right London Cocktail Week 2014

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Pink Pigeon Vanilla Spiced Rum

Come On Down…  The Spice is Right!  

For TheFloatingRumShack.com, this London Cocktail Week is not just about viewing… This year we are ‘doing’ as well! We are super happy to be working with Pink Pigeon Vanilla Spiced rum from Mauritius and spice expert Pritesh Mody from World of Zing with the aim to make you think differently about spiced rum…
 
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Tempting Fate Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014

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Tempting Fate

Matt Fairhurst: Wild Card Finalist  

With a well-established competition like Bacardi Legacy, anyone entering really should be fully clued up on what to expect should they succeed. That very thought was on the mind of Matt Fairhurst as we found out when he told us about the inspiration for his Legacy cocktail: Tempting Fate.
 
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St Nicholas Abbey 5 Year Old Rum Previews At RumFest

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St Nicholas Abbey, RumFest, Barbados

A Coming Of Age…  

If you’ve been visiting RumFest for the last few years you would have been following the progression and development of St. Nicholas Abbey’s single estate rum. The fab rum they have been producing on site over the last few years has in part been sold as ‘see-through’ - an un-aged white rum, with the remainder carefully laid down for ageing on site. This year is special, for this year the rum has come of age…
 
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Angostura RumFest London Cocktail Week 2014 News

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Angostura Butterfly House

The Angostura Butterfly House 

Where: 31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3EY
 
A truly unique experience will be coming to this year’s esteemed London Cocktail Week as Angostura rum brings tropical Trinidad to London’s Shoreditch. Open from Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th October, The Angostura Butterfly House will bring fluttering moments of joy to all who take a stroll within it.
 
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London RumFest 2014 Preview Part 2

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The UK RumFest

So Why Splash The Cash?  

Upset that the prices have gone up? Struggling for a justification of why you should spend the money? We’ve been hearing you, but let’s chat about it as there’s nowhere better for Rum fans to get their geek on here in the UK.
 
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London RumFest 2014 Preview

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The UK RumFest

One month until RumFest… Tots at the Ready, Its Rum Time!  

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th October 2014
London's ILEC - Earl's Court
 
We think all UK rum fans should rejoice as RumFest returns to the UK on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October with a fresh look and a new venue. London's ILEC Centre in Earl's Court will play host to the eighth annual event, a celebration of rum and rum culture and in particular for 2014, a look at some of the most premium blends on the market.
 
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Plantation 3 Stars Achieves Listing In Marks and Spencer

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Plantation 3 Stars Rum

3 Stars to M&S…  

Marks and Spencer have taken a very welcome decision to expand their rum selection with the inclusion of Plantation 3 Stars. This is nicely compliments the existing Ferrand expressions (Bajan Estate XO and Cana Negra Guatemalan) bringing a high quality white rum to a wider market place here in the UK. The tip off told us about pricing and availability so please read on!
 
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Young Cuban Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition 2014

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Young Cuban Cocktail

Ally Martin:  UK Finalist, London Heat  

Continuing our featuring of this year’s UK Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition finalists, we are pleased to present Ally Martin, (Peg + Patriot) and his winning entry: Young Cuban. Ally was one of two bartenders selected to move forward to the UK Finals later this month.
 

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