Smile When You Say Jamaica: the Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the World’s Rummiest Rum.

Smile When You Say Jamaica: the Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the World’s Rummiest Rum.

June 12, 2019, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

BCB Tasting Room – Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse
Language:
English

From the middle of the eighteenth century to well into the twentieth, Jamaican rum was the king of its category, a watchword for its full, rich flavor and the high prices that brought. But tastes and market conditions change, and for half a century Jamaican rum was in eclipse. Now those tastes seem to be changing back. Join rum expert Matt ""CocktailWonk"" Pietrek and spirits historian David Wondrich as they get in under the hood and uncover the nuts and bolts of what made Jamaican rum what it was, and what may be bringing it back. "

Contributors

  • David Wondrich

    Speaker

    North Gowanus Institute for Cranial Distempers (NGICD)

    David Wondrich is widely hailed as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the history of the cocktail and one of the founders of the modern craft...

  • Matt Pietrek

    Speaker

    Matt Pietrek began his cocktail wonkery with a modest home bar that soon grew out of control, leading him to revive a long-dormant writing career –...

Categories

  1. Type
    Education

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