Sunday, April 22, 2012

Rum Renaissance Day 6: The Grand Tasting

     The day that we all have been waiting for has arrived and the anticipation is running high.      All week long through the briefings and the judging and the parties, it is the wandering through the aisles of rum producer's displays is what is truly the most fun.     It is the fine rum and the beautiful servers that make this such a spectacular event, oh did I mention the great rum we get to taste all day long.    There is one more day of the Grand Tasting today, and the curtain comes down on the 2012 Miami Rum Renaissance Festival.   I plan to make the most of it and sample a few more of the fine rums and enjoy toe fabulous scenery.

     Flip Flop rums had a briefing for us over breakfast yesterday morning to make us aware of their new rums that will be readily available very soon.  This is an entry level inexpensive quality rum aimed at the younger market just getting into the world of rums.   I look at this as I did some of the rums like Bacardi Superior when I was a 21 year old.   It was inexpensive and readily available and mixed well with many things.   I think that this is a smart thing, and a niche that needs to be filled.

Now here is a look at a bunch of pictures from yesterday's Grand Tasting.  

This life keeps getting tougher and tougher, but I still feel I'm the one that can do it up right  ;o)