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Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting Q4

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Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting

#HavanaClubTT

1st June, 2015 7.30pm (UK)

We now have just two fab Havana Club Icónica Collection tasting sample sets left in the draw for those who want to get involved first hand with the Twitter Tasting we are hosting on the 1st of June. If you’re directly involved, you’ll be sipping and learning all about Selección de Maestros, 15-year-old, Havana Club Unión (not commercially available in the UK) and finishing with the super exclusive Havana Club Máximo. But, please don’t forget it’s open to all to get involved, sip the rums you’ve got access to and (most importantly), use the moment to ask the questions of the people that will be involved.
 
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World Class UK Semi Finals 2015

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Diageo Reserve World Class

Latecomer…  

I'm going to freely admit I've arrived quite late to the World Class party and I’m feeling a little like I’m playing catch-up right now. But it’s a difficult phenomenon to ignore, as over the last few years Diageo's World Class Bartender Competition has proved itself to be the ultimate prize in terms of scope, scale and desirability.
 
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Le Latin – Cocktail of the Week

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Le Latin - by Frank Dedieu, FRANCE

Latin Inspiration…  

Our Cocktail of the Week this time is something of a celebration this time, because a few days ago, Franck Dedieu won the Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition with a super simple serve that has sufficient ‘twist’ to make me want to feature it here.
 
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Paris Rum Festival 2015 Preview

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Rhum Fest Paris 2015

Destination: Paris  

The Paris Rum Festival returns to Park Vincennes Floral this 23rd-25th May, thanks in part to the success of the 2014 show, which saw more than 4,000 trade and consumer visitors. The show has become a serious rum reference not only in France but in Europe well and will host the representatives of the biggest brands, producers, ambassadors, rum cellar masters in stylish surroundings.
 
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Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting Q3

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Havana Club Añejo 15 Años

#HavanaClubTT

1st June, 2015 7.30pm (UK)

If you want to get involved in the exciting Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting we are hosting on the 1st of June, you’ll certainly want to be checking out this article in some detail as we've another fantastic tasting sample set containing Selección de Maestros, 15-year-old, the brand new Unión (not available in the UK yet) and super exclusive Havana Club Máximo to be won.
 
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Havana Club Casa Mojito London Summer 2015

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Havana Club Casa Mojito

Dates For Your Diary  

This summer Havana Club is encouraging the UK to go ahead and make and enjoy their own authentic Cuban mojitos (we wrote about it a couple of weeks ago). Across London’s markets, a series of pop-up Casa Havana Mojito bars will offer the public a chance to make their own mojitos for free, expertly guided by trained ‘Cantineros’ (the word for ‘barmen’ in Cuban Spanish). 
 
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Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival 2015 Returns

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Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival 2015

Destination St Maarten…  

St Maarten has become the latest host country for the roving Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival which will take place on 6th & 7th November 2015. Now in its fifth year, the festival brings together some of the finest rum and beer products from the Caribbean and beyond, in a vibrant setting complete with Caribbean food, culture and entertainment.
 
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2015 Diplomático World Tournament Global Finals

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Diplomático World Tournament

...And The Winner Is?  

Sad news for the UK, in that our representative James Stevenson didn’t quite make it, but good news for New Zealand as their representative, Sai Hamsala was crowned the winner of the Diplomático World Tournament Finals in Venezuela
 
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Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting Q2

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Havana Club

#HavanaClubTT

1st June, 2015 7.30pm (UK)

We’ve the next question in a series which will allow one further lucky UK based rummy the opportunity to get involved in the exciting Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting we are hosting on the 1st of June. You’ll be sipping and learning all about Havana Club Selección de Maestros, 15YO, the brand new Unión and finishing with the super exclusive Máximo. Exciting eh? Read on to find out how it could be you!
 
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Havana Club Icónica Collection Twitter Tasting

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Havana Club

#HavanaClubTT

1st June, 2015 7.30pm (UK)

We’ve exciting news at RumShackHQ! The countdown to an exciting Twitter Tasting has started and furthermore, we want you to get involved. I’m sure that when we tell you it’s going to feature the Icónica Collection, namely the four top end expressions of rum that Havana Club has to offer, you’ll want to get involved as well.
 
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Appleton Estate Rum New Packaging

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Appleton Estate Rare Blend 12 Year Old

“Redefining Quality from Cane to Cup”  

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum have revealed a new naming classification and packaging design for their three core products. We’ve all the details and the thinking behind the changes right here for your consideration. The great Will Shakespeare once said "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" and in this case it’s literally true, the names may be unfamiliar, but the comfort of the rum remains as sweet.
 

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