The hotly anticipated Birmingham Rum Festival returns on Saturday 27th June to Moseley full of exciting rum brands, music and Caribbean food.

Rum connoisseurs, fans and curious guests can enjoy a taste of Havana, sip on over 120 different premium rums from around the world and savour flavours both much-loved and new.

Brands including Birmingham-based Burning Barn, Island Slice and Bay Noir will be back to join the festival. New to the festival this year is the world’s most decorated rum, Bumbu Rum Co. and Ron Izalco, made from rum sourced in Central America, then blended and bottled in the US

Learn more about the flavours, stories and names behind each bottle and brand, try something new, listen to rum experts and brand representatives and immerse yourself in the tastes and scents of real rum.

Get the inside track on trends and tips from leading names in rum, tap into inside knowledge and visit the rum shop to purchase a special bottle or two to take home.

Spiced Rum is tipped to be the rum to be seen drinking this year, and Stratford Upon Avon based, crowd-funded brand Queen Cleo Spiced Rum will be popping up at the festival alongside a whole host of others. Another Mid;ads based brand is Three Tides Rum. Three Tides is build around a Demerara rum, and features some rather intriguing ingredients alongside it, like scorched gorse , wild elderflower and oats! Not what you usually expect from a spiced rum, but the result is marvellous indeed, with fragrant smoke and dark chocolate bitterness offering tasty juxtaposition to the vibrant rum.

There will be exotic street food filled with the flavours of the Caribbean and Latin America to enjoy alongside exclusive signature rum cocktails.

Completing the carnival vibe, live performers will be creating an atmosphere like no other, providing a summer soundtrack of salsa, samba and reggae to create an immersive rum experience.

Join the fun this summer for a spirited celebration of rum. Discover new flavours, speak to the experts, sip cocktails, sample street food and enjoy live music.

Early Bird tickets are on sale NOW from £13 + booking fee. VIP tickets start at £25.

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