Chicago Rum Festival 2009

presented by the Ministry of Rum & Bottom Lounge

Bottom Lounge
Friday, May 29, 2009
Distiller's Dinner
Claudine Neisson from Martinique will be sharing some of the secrets of her family's rhum agricole. Other distillers to be confirmed.
Matti Anttila, owner of Cabana Cachaça will be showing attendees how Cabana is enjoyed in Brazil and now in the US.
Phil Prichard will also be joining us with some of his small batch Tennessee rums.
David Cid, Brand Master Apprentice from Bacardi will be serving classic daiquiris before dinner and special cocktails after dinner.
6:00 pm Cocktails - served by the people who make sugar cane spirits for a living
7:00 pm Dinner at the Volcano Room - followed by sipping rums from the distillers cabinet
Caribbean inspired Dinner - fish, chicken, pork, plantains and more . . . And of course - rum.
9:00 pm Music from the islands
Saturday May 30, 2008
Chicago Rum Festival 3 pm - 6:00 pm
Sample rums from around the world and cocktails made by some of the best mixologists in Chicago.
Learn how the professionals enjoy their favorite spirit and taste like a pro.
The following brands have confirmed their participation.
Check back to see the latest additions to this list.
Angostura Ltd.
    Angostura 1919
    Angostura 1824
Appleton Estate Rums
    Appleton VX
    Appleton Reserve
    Appleton Extra 12 Year Old
    Bacardi 8
    Bacardi Añejo
    Bacardi Select
    Bacardi Gold
Cabana Cachaça
    Cabana Cachaça
    Cruzan Estate Light Rum
    Cruzan Estate Dark Rum
    Cruzan Single Barrel Estate Rum
    Cruzan Blackstrap Rum
Don Q - Serralles
    Don Q Cristal
    Don Q Gold
    Don Q Añejo
    Don Q Limon
El Dorado
    El Dorado 3 Year Cask Aged Demerara Rum
    El Dorado 5 Year Old Cask Aged Demarera Rum
    El Dorado 12 Year Old Special Reserve Demarera Rum
    El Dorado 15 Year Old Special Reserve Demarera Rum
Flor de Caña
    Flor de Caña Black Label 5
    Flor de Caña Grand Reserve 7
    Flor de Caña Centenario 12
    Flor de Caña Centenario 18
Kilo Kai
    Kilo Kai
La Favorite
    La Favorite Rhum Agricole Blanc
    La Favorite Rhum Agricole Ambrè
    La Favorite Rhum Agricole Vieux
    Leblon Cachaça
Malibu Caribbean Rum
    Malibu Coconut
    Malibu Island Melon
    Malibu Passion Fruit
    Malibu Pineapple
    Malibu Mango
    Malibu Tropical Banana
Montanya Distillers
    Montanya Oro Rum
    Montanya Platino Rum
Mount Gay
    Mount Gay Eclipse Silver Rum
    Mount Gay Refined Eclipse Barbados Rum
    Mount Gay Sugar Cane Rum
    Mount Gay Extra Old Barbados Rum
    Neisson Rhum Blanc
    Neisson Élevé Sous Bois
    Neisson Rhum Rèserve Spèciale
Oronoco Ltd.
Prichards' Distillery, Inc
    Prichards' Fine Rum
    Prichards' Crystal Rum
    Prichards' Sweet Georgia Belle Fine Rum Liqueur
    Seagram’s Smooth Brazilian Rum
    Seagram’s Citrus Brazilian Rum
    Seagram’s Raspberry Brazilian Rum
Thai Beverage Plc
Tommy Bahama
    Tommy Bahama Golden Sun Rum
    Tommy Bahama White Sand Rum
    Tortuga Gold
Vana Tallin
    Vana Tallin
Vizcaya VXOP
    Vizcaya VXOP
Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala
Chang Lager Beer
Door prizes and special gifts from the Ministry of Rum and the people who enjoy making rum as much as you enjoy drinking it.

Last Updated: Oct 14, 2013