UK rum expert Ian Burrell comes to Bar Week

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There’s some great international talent heading to Sydney this September for Bar Week, and none finer than Mr Ian Burrell.

Burrell will be in town to talk all things rum at the Indie Tasting seminar, The Rise of Craft Rums. You won’t want to miss this as Burrell is one of the world’s leading rum experts, having created the world’s first international rum festival, The UK RumFest, and having inspired the birth of rum festivals around the world including in cities like Miami, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Prague, Hong Kong, and Cape Town.

He was the the UK’s first ever rum ambassador, and as an “Edu-tainer” he is in constant demand by various rum companies and organisations to give key note speeches, rum tastings, cocktail presentations and demonstrations to trade and consumers alike.

You can also find him on the panel for the Business of Bars Conference seminar, What’s Next for Booze, Bars, & Bartenders on Monday 21 September (click here for more information and to buy tickets).


The Rise of Craft Rums seminar

Date: Tuesday 22 September, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Where: At the Indie Tasting at Frankie’s Pizza
UK native & Global Rum Ambassador, Ian Burrell, will talk about the some new rums and how they will help mould the future of the rum category.

Tickets to the Indie Tasting are $20 online (click here) or $30 on the day. Seminars are free with an Indie Tasting ticket.

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