3. Rum Masterclass
Introduction to Rum: The session could commence with a brief history of rum, exploring its origins, how it's made, and the various styles and regions where it's produced. Production Process: Participants may learn about the different stages of rum production, from the harvesting of sugarcane to fermentation, distillation, aging, and blending. This might include insights into the differences between white, dark, and spiced rums. Tasting Session: Guided tastings are usually a key part of a masterclass. Attendees might sample a range of rums, guided by an expert who explains the characteristics of each, such as aroma, taste, and mouthfeel. They might discuss the impact of aging, the influence of barrels, and the significance of different production methods on the final product. Q&A and Discussion: Throughout the session, there might be opportunities for participants to ask questions and engage in discussions about the world of rum, including its cultural significance, emerging trends, and more.