Sunday, April 14, 2024

World-Class Rum Tasting Auctioned Off to Profit Youngsters

High row: Clement X.O. & Brugal 1888
Backside row: Mount Homosexual 1703 & Angostura 1824

This vacation season started with a cocktail: goodwill combined with rum. It began with a private request from a good friend, one of many Boyer Youngsters’s Clinic Board of Administrators, to donate a rum tasting for his or her annual Inspiring Journeys Public sale Gala.

I imagine for those who can share 10 of one of the best rums on the planet (and a cocktail) to learn youngsters with neuromuscular illnesses and developmental delays together with their households, then this was a tasting price donating and that’s what I did…

Ten of the best rums obtainable from all over the world have been chosen. This one-of-a-kind tasting is to happen in a wide ranging Capital Hill condominium with sweeping views of downtown Seattle. The night consists of complimentary valet parking by Butler Valet, catered meals by Mojito and a personally guided dialogue by way of every of those world-class rums for 15 company. If in case you have been to any of The Rum Collective‘s many instructional occasions, you’ll know a greeting cocktail is obligatory. For this tasting, such a cocktail might be served as properly. What to decide on? A cocktail to start a night indulging in among the most outstanding rums on the planet should be of comparable high quality. This cocktail, that includes Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum, is the proper selection (see photograph beneath).

Could I curiosity you a Hemingway Daiquiri? 

Relaxation assured, it is made with solely the best components…

Hemingway Daiquri featuting Papa’s Pilar Blonde & Luxardo Maraschino

Oh yeah!

All the rums chosen for the tasting had been chosen by the next order of standards: high quality, geographic illustration and elegance, and availability in Washington State. Additionally, the rum should be donated by the model. Properly, guess what? “Massive (and small) Rum” simply gave again!! The checklist of rums within the tasting will embody: Clement X.O. of Martinique, Brugal 1888 of the Dominican Republic, Mount Homosexual 1703 of Barbados and Angostura 1824 of Trinidad (see earlier photograph). The opposite six picks within the tasting signify among the most outstanding rums out of Spain, Panama, France, Venezuela, Guatemala and Puerto Rico and are Ron Navazos Palazzi, Ron Abuelo Centuria, Plantation twentieth Anniversary, Ron Diplomatico Ambassador, Ron Zacapa XO and DonQ Gran Anejo respectively. This intimate, guided instructional expertise will characteristic these rums in a choose order and introduced in snifters donated by Liberty Bar.

Behold some extra of essentially the most prized rums on the planet. 

The donated tasting was a part of the reside public sale portion of the Gala. The bidding costs started at $500 and escalated quickly. The tasting offered for $1600!! The profitable bidder of the reside public sale was introduced on stage and supplied with a celebratory glass of Brugal 1888 to mark the event. Yum!!

“Proceeds will present direct providers, corresponding to therapies, particular schooling preschool courses, medical consultations, and household assets for the 750+ youngsters and households Boyer Youngsters’s Clinic serves every year.”

A honest thanks to the house owners of the condominium, Butler Valet, Mojito, Liberty Bar and every of the manufacturers who donated their product to create a first-rate rum tasting to learn Boyer Youngsters’s Clinic!!


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