THIRD ANNUAL CALIFORNIA RUM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO SAN FRANCISCO
Jul13

THIRD ANNUAL CALIFORNIA RUM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO SAN FRANCISCO

The Rum Lab has announced the 2017 dates of its third annual West Coast rum extravaganza – California Rum Fest. Benefitting the Operation Helping People (O.H.P.) Foundation, a group focused on youth mentoring in the Bay Area, the anticipated two-day, premier immersive rum event is slated for September 8-9 at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco. “Conceived as a forum to educate beverage trade professionals, media and consumers on...

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The ideal rums for the summer!
Jun10

The ideal rums for the summer!

Summer, you are just about to burst on us, we feel you sneaking in and warming everything up. It is time for bar-b-cues, good friends and <less> loose fitting clothes. This is a season we have all been programmed to enjoy and we at Rum Lab are happy to join the program with 4 Rums for you to explore. We are going to wander through some wonderful sugarcane spirits (that’s right more Cachaça!), so get your sipping cups,...

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4 Rums you need to get in May 2017
May13

4 Rums you need to get in May 2017

Spring, you are a Spring of wonderful weather and good times it seems; it is a fantastic season to enjoy and we at Rum Lab are raring to share another 4 Rum for you to explore. We are going to wander through sugarcane spirits from a few different places this month, looking at a couple favorites and maybe revealing some Springtime surprises for you to try out. Get your patio/porch/window seat ready for some sipping/mixing adventures!...

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Ron Zacapa Edición Negra debuts at Midwest Rum Festival

To celebrate the release of their latest luxury rum expression, Zacapa Edición Negra, Guatemalan rum producer Ron Zacapa hosted a VIP dinner on Saturday, April 8th at The Hampton Social Club in downtown Chicago. The event brought together a number of rum aficionados who attended the 3rd Annual Midwest Rum Festival earlier in the day. Initially released to the travel retail market, Zacapa Edición Negra is a blend of aged rums from 6 to...

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The ideal 4 rums for spring break

That’s right, Spring has sprung! Everything is warming up, the air is crisp, and flowers are beginning to bloom. At Rum Lab, we will show you some fantastic rums for you to find and add to your collection, each month, we pick 4 Rums each month to reveal. This month’s selections are focusing on fun. These are rums are easy to make simple, refreshing drinks with and will titillate & excite as fun modifiers, or as a swap...

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4 Rums for March

As we enjoy this last twinges of Winter and anticipate the arrival of Spring, change is in the air. Here at Rum Lab, we like to show fantastic rums for you to seek out and add to your collection, that wont change, we pick 4 Rums each month to shine a light on. This month our selections will be from a group that I call “drinkers”. These are rums that are versatile, you can sip them or mix them, put them on ice or make a cocktail they...

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