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California Rum Festival, Rum, Seminars & Events

Showcasing the best rums from from Large, Micro & Boutique Distilleries


September 8th, 2018

San Francisco, California - SOMArts Cultural Center

ABOUT THE EVENT

TheRumLab.com is proud to celebrate the 4th California Rum Festival. This year the event will be held at SOMArts - San Francisco, California. Last year more than 20 Rum brands participated and over 600 people attended the event. This year we will enhance the event adding a Trade Program and some Tiki flair.


The USA is considered one of the most important countries for the entire rum industry. Before the American Revolution, rum was the most consumed spirit, and now an awakening is occurring. The Rum Lab – “The California Rum Fest is focused on becoming the Official Rum Expo throughout the West Coast”

Our team are the producers of the Puerto Rico Rum Fest "Taste of Rum", the Seattle, New York and Chicago Rum Festival. All events attracting hundreds of people from trade, rum aficionados, tourists & locals.

The event is divided into few sessions & experiences.

The Spirit Industry Session consists of a 1.5 hour program (12:00pm - 1:30pm) offering industry professionals the opportunity to: (1) network with brand representative, (2) attend training seminars, (3) taste a wide variety of rums and (4) mingle with industry colleagues.

VIP Grand Tasting Session consist of a 4 hour program (2:30pm - 6:30pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) 1 Hour early admission (2) Exclusive tasting cup (3) taste premium rums (4) attend brand seminars and (5) access to Tiki Bazaar area.

General Admission Grand Tasting Session consist of a 3 hour program (3:30pm - 6:30pm)
offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) taste premium rums (2) attend brand seminars and (3) access to Tiki Bazaar area.

The Tiki Bazaar (Experience) consists of a 4 hour event that takes place on outdoor patio of the venue, where attendees will enjoy (1) great tropical rum cocktails made with some of the rum brands that are participating in the event + elaborated by some of SF best bartenders, (2) arts & craft by local vendors and (3) some pleasant retro/surf music.

THE CLOCK IS TICKING!

GUEST SPEAKERS @ CRF

TICKETS OPTIONS

Trade Session

The Spirit Industry Session consists of a 1.5-hour program (12:00pm - 1:30pm) offering industry professionals the opportunity to: (1) network with the brand representative, (2) attend training seminars, (3) taste a wide variety of rums and (4) mingle with industry colleagues.

35.00 Buy now

VIP Grand Tasting Session (Early Bird Special)

VIP Grand Tasting Session consists of a 4-hour program (2:30pm - 6:30pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) 1-hour early admission (2) Exclusive tasting cup (3) taste premium rums (4) attend brand seminars and (5) access to Tiki Bazaar area.

70.00 Buy Now

General Admission Tasting Session (Early Bird Special)

General Admission Tasting Session consists of a 3-hour program (3:30pm - 6:30pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) 3oz souvenir cup, (2) taste premium rums (2) attend brand seminars and (3) access to Tiki Bazaar area.

60.00 Buy Now

The Tiki Bazaar (Early Bird Special)

The Tiki Bazaar (Experience) consists of a 4 hour (3:30 - 7:30 pm) event that takes place on outdoor patio of the venue, where attendees will enjoy (1) arts & craft by local vendors, (2) great tropical rum cocktails (for purchase) made with some of the rum brands that are participating in the event + elaborated by some of SF best bartenders, and (3) some pleasant retro/surf music. This ticket doesn't give access to Tasting Room.

5.00 BUY NOW

DUO General Admission Tasting Session

DUO General Admission Tasting Session consists of a 3-hour program (3:30pm - 6:30pm) for 2 people offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) 3oz souvenir cup, (2) taste premium rums (2) attend brand seminars and (3) access to Tiki Bazaar area.

110.00 Buy Now

Designated Driver

This pass is only for designated drivers that won't be drinking at the event during the Tasting Session. No sampling cup will be given. If a designated driver is seen with a drink he or she will be asked to leave the event.

10.00 Get Now!

SPONSORS

Main Sponsors

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients
The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum
Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rum/Rhum/Ron

Santa Teresa Rum

Santa Teresa Rum

Santa Teresa Rum
English Harbour Rum

English Harbour Rum

English Harbour Rum
Bounty Rum

Bounty Rum

Bounty Rum
Chairman's Reserve

Chairman's Reserve

Chairman's Reserve
Rum Fire

Rum Fire

Rum Fire
Saint Benevolence

Saint Benevolence

Saint Benevolence
Wright & Brown

Wright & Brown

Wright & Brown
Habitation Velier

Habitation Velier

Habitation Velier
CARONI

CARONI

CARONI
Clairin

Clairin

Clairin
SeaSpirits Rum

SeaSpirits Rum

SeaSpirits Rum
Ron Barcelo

Ron Barcelo

Ron Barcelo
AVUA

AVUA

AVUA
Dove Tale Rum

Dove Tale Rum

Dove Tale Rum
Ron Centenario

Ron Centenario

Ron Centenario
Worthy Park Estates Rum

Worthy Park Estates Rum

Worthy Park Estates Rum
Rum-Bar Rum

Rum-Bar Rum

Rum-Bar Rum
Denizen Rum

Denizen Rum

Denizen Rum
Montanya Rum

Montanya Rum

Montanya Rum
Ron Cihuatán

Ron Cihuatán

Ron Cihuatán
Agricole Tour

Agricole Tour

Mount Gay Rum

Mount Gay Rum

Mount Gay Rum
Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum
Deadhead Rum

Deadhead Rum

Deadhead Rum
Parce Rum

Parce Rum

Parce Rum
Pussers Rum

Pussers Rum

Pussers Rum
Brugal Rum

Brugal Rum

Brugal Rum
RHUM J.M

RHUM J.M

RHUM J.M
Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement
Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum
Flor de Caña

Flor de Caña

Flor de Caña
FourSquare Rum Distillery

FourSquare Rum Distillery

FourSquare Rum Distillery
Diplomatico

Diplomatico

Diplomatico
Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum
Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum
Caliche Puerto Rico Rum

Caliche Puerto Rico Rum

Caliche Puerto Rico Rum
Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo
More premium rums

More premium rums


Industry Media Sponsor

The Rum Collective

The Rum Collective

The Rum Collective
Ultimate Rum Guide

Ultimate Rum Guide

Ultimate Rum Guide
The Rum Trader

The Rum Trader

The Rum Trader
Rum Gallery

Rum Gallery

Rum Gallery
Rum Journey

Rum Journey

Rum Journey
Inu A Kena

Inu A Kena

Inu A Kena

Production Team

Tastings.com

Tastings.com

Tastings.com
Flag Marketing

Flag Marketing

The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab

Key Sponsors

Bitter & Bottles

Bitter & Bottles

Bitter & Bottles
Rum & Sugar

Rum & Sugar

Rum & Sugar
Neat Glass

Neat Glass

Neat Glass
Visura

Visura

Visura

Beneficiary

AFAN

AFAN

O.H.P Foundation

O.H.P Foundation

HCCSF

HCCSF

HCCSF

Seminar schedule

Must go bars in San Francisco

A Real Rumfest Welcome

Thursday @ Rum & Sugar

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Mount Gay Party @ Rum & Sugar

Living the Bajan lifestyle

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Women Leading Rum

West Coast Panel @ Trader Vic's

Learn more!

USBG & Reàl Ingredients

Rum Competition

Details

Rum Punch Brunch

Sunday @ Trader Vic's

More details

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