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The World of Sugarcane Distillates

  • The LINE Hotel 3515 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90010 United States (map)


The LINE Hotel, Ballroom 1

Underwritten by WSET


Rum’s diversity is unrivaled in the spirits world, with divergent approaches and stories behind each style. This session will dive into the history and techniques traditional to rum, rhum, and ron, from the spirit’s ancestors and origins to modern-day models. A guided tasting will further explore today’s world of rum, matching long-established production procedures and traditions with contemporary approaches to this most global of spirits.

*The content of this presentation, and the expressed opinions of the presenters, do not necessarily reflect the views of Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET).


  • Paul Clarke, Imbibe
  • Kiowa Bryan, Spiribam (Moderator)
  • Erin Hayes, House Spirits Distillery