RUM – ORIGINS, STANDARDS, STYLES, FLAVORS
Rum is made from the by-products of sugarcane production, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice by a process of fermentation and distillation, it’s a distilled alcoholic beverage. The distillate is a clear liquid that is typically aged in oak barrels. It is referred to in Spanish, in terms such as Ron Viejo or “old rum” and Ron Añejo or “aged rum”.
Lighter styles are typically used in cocktails, while golden and darker rum is usually consumed by itself, i.e., straight or neat, or in cooking, but also commonly consumed with mixers. Premium types are produced and made to be consumed either straight or on ice.
What Will You Learn?
- An in-depth understanding of all types of Rum
- Rum’s origins
- Production methods & regions
- Recognition of different types
- Flavor identification
- The ability to pair straight Rum of all types & Rum cocktails with food and cigars
- Skills in selecting Rum
- Knowledge in mixing Rum into great cocktails
- No existing alcohol or Rum knowledge is required
- All individuals wishing to drink alcohol must be of legal age where they reside This course does not condone underage drinking in any capacity.
- This course is designed for those want to learn more about Rum & how to better select and enjoy it.
- Students are encouraged to sample Rum throughout this course, but no specialist equipment is required beyond the spirit to enjoy
Who is the target audience?
- Novice alcohol enthusiasts
- Those who enjoy Rum wanting advanced knowledge for better selection & enjoyment
- Anyone interested in alcohol
- Mixologists, Bartenders, Servers & those in the hospitality industry that serve Rum
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