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RumFest bid for world’s largest rum tasting

Rum enthusiasts will have the chance to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest ever rum tasting at The RumFest next month.

The Rum Experience will attempt to set a world record for the largest ever rum tasting

Those attending The Rum Experience on 9 October at London’s Hotel ILEC – which will be hosted by global rum ambassador and The RumFest founder, Ian Burrel – will be able to take part on a sensory journey, sampling six different aged rums from different countries.

The tastings will be lead by brand representatives including Joy Spence, master blender of Appleton Rum; master distiller Roberto Seralles, master distiller of Don Q; George Freegard, head of rum procurement for Pusser’s Rum; John Georges, master distiller of Angostura; Asbel Morales Lorenzo, master blender of Havana Club; and Tito Cordero, former Golden Rum Barrels Awards winner, of Diplomatico.

Tickets to the event cost £10 per person. For more information on The Rum Experience visit The RumFest website at

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