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Spiced Dry Rum Club to Set Sail at Laki Kane Sep 21

Laki Kane Logo

Offering a world-first, unique rum re-distillation experience, the Spiced Dry Rum Club will delve into the world of rum like never before.

Laki Kane Spiced Dry Rum Club LogoLaunching Friday 12th October 2018
144-145 Upper St
London
N1 1QY
www.lakikane.com/spiced-dry-rum-club

Spiced Dry Rum Club

A spectacular and exciting secret is tucked away above Laki Kane’s tropical escape bar, in the heart of N1. After months of development and refining, the Spiced Dry Rum Club will open its doors for its first official rum experience commencing Friday 12th October. The Spiced Dry Rum Club provides a truly unique rum re-distillation experience by utilising techniques that have not previously been made available to the public including nineteen copper alembic pot stills. Lead by a rotating team of London’s foremost rum experts, guests will embark on a voyage of rum discovery, experiment with flavours and design their very own bottle of rum to take home, completely bespoke to their own tastes.

A charismatic and charming 17th century inspired interior sets the scene for this unique 2.5 hour experience taking place daily at Laki Kane’s Spiced Dry Rum Club. Run by London’s most prominent bartenders and rum experts, rum-lovers and newcomers alike will be taken on a journey through the history of rum, indulge in premium rum tastings, learn about the key ingredients used in rum making and discover the perfect cocktail pairings for this exciting new style of rum.

Spiced Dry Rum Club Re-Distillation

Each guest will be seated at one of nineteen beautifully hand-crafted, copper alembic pot stills as the Spiced Dry Rum Club master distillers guide each guest through the re-distillation process, experimenting with spices and fruits to create their very own bespoke bottle of rum to take home.

The design of the Spiced Dry Rum Club has been influenced by the 17th century maritime rum trade, tales of large ships sailing high seas is etched throughout the upstairs bar with the main Pusser’s Rum Ship table seating twelve people and the Captain’s Table seating seven.

Experiences are available to book now from £119 (plus booking fees), which includes food and drinks during the session plus the guestsSpiced Dry Rum Club Gift Bag own 700ml bottle of rum to take home along with a Spiced Dry Rum Club gift bag containing exciting products from Laki Kane and partners. Bookings can be made at lakikane.com/spiced-dry-rum-club and further bespoke packages will be available on request.

Speaking about the launch of the Spiced Dry Rum Club, Georgi Radev (Creative Director) says: “Rum is such an amazing spirit and to be able to offer others an opportunity to learn about the history and re-distillation process is something I have wanted to do for years. The Spiced Dry Rum Club is an unforgettable experience and one that will allow rum lovers and newcomers alike to be truly immersed in the wonderful world of rum.”

The Spiced Dry Rum Club follows the success of the downstairs Tropical Escape bar, which opened its doors at Laki Kane in early July 2018. The concept was created by life-long Islington resident and businessman Steve Kyprianou, Islington local finance and operations manager, Sam Robson, and ex-Mahiki bar manager Georgi Radev, a leading tiki, rum and cocktail expert with over 16 years experience managing bars and high end spirit brands.

What’s been said about Laki Kane’s Tropical Escape Bar

“Bar of the week” – GQ

“a two-floor, plush paradise” – The Nudge

“this tropical paradise is about as close to Hawaii as you can get on the Piccadilly line” – Secret London

“Bringing a spot of tropical sunshine to Upper Street” – Design My Night

“Welcome to paradise” – Barchick

“this is a Tiki Bar with a difference” – Le Cool

“Rum drinks are delightful” – Time Out

Appleton Rum’s Joy Spence’s 20th Anniversary Tasting May 04

Appleton Estate Range

Tuesday 9th May
7.30pm-9pm
£35 per ticket

The Whisky ExchangeJoy Spence is one of the world’s best-known rum makers, with two decades of experience as master blender for Appleton Estate. She is the guiding hand behind some of our favourite rums and she’ll be joining The Whisky Exchange to celebrate her 20th anniversary with a tasting.

To honour her anniversary, Appleton has launched the 25-year-old Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend. To make it, Joy used just two rum marques, one of which was laid down in 1981, the year that she started at Appleton.

Join Joy for an evening of exploring the Appleton range, including her anniversary creation, which may be her finest work yet.

Golden Rum Barrel Awards 2016 - RumwiththeMrs with Appleton Estate's Joy Spence

On a personal note, we @ Charlosa.com just love Joy and are really looking forward to exploring the Appleton Estate range with her and the folks from The Whisky Exchange.

Venue

Smith & Wollensky
The Adelphi
1-11 John Adam Street
London WC2N 6HT

Please arrive at the venue from 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.

For tickets and further information, please click here.

El Dorado Asks “What Gives Rum its Soul?” Jan 20

Want to know why El Dorado consider their Demerara Rum to be so special…?

…Of course you do.

And El Dorado Rum have been kind enough to share this beautifully shot video which highlights and captures all of the unique and incredible aspects that they feel makes El Dorado Rum so very special.

As someone who counts El Dorado 12 Year Old Rum as one of his all time favourite rums, I for one am counting down the days when smell-o-vision becomes available and I can savour the aromas while watching this video. In the meantime, try watching it while appreciating the tastes and aromas of your favourite El Dorado Rum and feel free to leave your feedback. Salute…

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