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Rums of Puerto Rico Presents 2019 Pop-Up US Rum Tour
November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pmFree
Rums of Puerto Rico is proud to present its 2019 Pop-Up US Rum Tour. The fifth stop of the tour is in Chicago on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 7pm-2am at Broken Shaker at Freehand Chicago (19 E Ohio). This event is FREE and open to the public with RSVP.
During the pop-up, guests will taste the magic behind the rum capital of the world, the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is full of history, culture, beautiful people, incredible music, and the most fantastic rum. When it comes to rum, they are the land that sets the bar and the rum standard.
The evening will feature:
A special cocktail menu with elaborated rums made in Puerto Rico, flights with Bacardi, Don Q, Ron del Barrilito and more.
Premium Aged Rums Tasting Seminar by Rums of Puerto Rico, Brand Ambassador, Ramon Diaz
A native Puerto Rican, Ramon Diaz has worked with Rums of Puerto Rico for the last 12 years as a brand ambassador. He’s a co-partner at La Casita de Rones de Puerto Rico, a famous restaurant located next to the cruise ship ports of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
DJ music and other entertainment
As wine is to France, Rum is to Puerto Rico. Rum-making in Puerto Rico is serious business, governed by strict quality control guidelines. In 1948 a governmental agency, Rums of Puerto Rico, was established to ensure the quality of all rums being made on the island. Under the supervision of RoPR, all rums in Puerto Rico must adhere to strict legal standards. All rums must be aged at least one year, gold rums must be aged at least two years, and premium rums no less than six years. Additionally, quality standards include the requirement of using only molasses to produce rum, the use of white oak barrels to age the products, and the production of rum made by continuous distillation only (not a still). All of these processes add to the flavor and quality of the final product.