California Rum Festival, Rum, Seminars & Events

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


August 26 & 27th, 2016

San Francisco, California - SOMArts Cultural Center

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ABOUT THE EVENT

TheRumLab.com is proud to celebrate the 2nd California Rum Festival. This year the event will be held at SOMArts - 934 Brannan Street - San Francisco, California. Last year more than 20 Rum brands participated and over 600 people attended our inaugural 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 Taste of Rum Puerto Rico official national rum fest, and also the Midwest Rum Festival. All events attracting hundreds of people from trade, rum aficionados, tourists & locals.

The event is divided into two days.

Day #1 will hold two sessions. (1) Spirit Industry from 2-4pm (2) Rum Aficionado Grand Tasting “General Admission” from 5-9pm.

The Spirit Industry Session consists of a 2 hour program from 2pm-4pm 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.

The Rum Aficionado Grand Tasting “General Admission” Session consist of a 4 hour program from 5pm - 9pm offering the attendees the opportunity to: (1) taste new rums (2) attend brand seminars and (3) enjoy pleasant music.

Cover Charge includes*: (a) 2 oz. complimentary tasting snifter glass (b) 24 tasting tickets to redeem for spirit samples. Note: Each ticket is equivalent to .25oz. pouring of neat rum or 1.5 oz of a single cocktail. / The Spirit Industry Session will run differently.  Please contact us for more details.

Day #2 will hold one session. The Rum Bazaar

The Rum Bazaar consists of a 5 hour event where attendees will enjoy (1) great tropical rum cocktails made with 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.



Spirit Session - Guest Speakers

Rum Aficionado Session - Guest Speakers

Rum Bazaar - Guest Speakers

TICKET OPTIONS

Trade Session (Aug 26)

The Spirit Industry Session which consist of a 2 hour program (2pm-4pm) offering industry professional the opportunity to network with brand representative, distributors /or importers + attend brand seminar + more... Early Bird $35 / Day of Event $45

35.00 Buy now

Rum Aficionado Session (Aug 26)

The Rum Aficionados "General Admission" Session consist of a 4 hours program (5pm - 9pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to access to tasting room, attend seminars and more..  Early Bird $70 / Day of Event $90

70.00 Buy Now

The Rum Bazaar (Aug 27)

The Rum Bazaar consists of a 5 hour (1pm -6pm) event where attendees will enjoy (1) great tropical rum cocktails made with 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. Early Bird $5 / Day of Event $10

5.00 BUY NOW

Tickets

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Tiki Diablo presents The Rum Bazaar

A day of great tropical rum cocktails, surf music, arts & crafts.

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Tuesday 8/23/2016

Smugglers Cove

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Wednesday 8/24/2016

English Harbour VIP Event

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Thursday 8/25/2016

Real McCoy Welcome Happy Hour

Pagan Idol

Sunday 8/28/2016

Forbidden Island

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Reàl Ing & Don Q - Rum Colada Competition

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Our partners

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Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Rum/Rhum/Ron

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum
The Rum Society

The Rum Society

The Rum Society
Panama Pacific Rum

Panama Pacific Rum

Panama Pacific Rum
Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico
Banks Rum

Banks Rum

Banks Rum
Rational Spirits

Rational Spirits

Rational Spirits
Deadhead Rum

Deadhead Rum

Deadhead Rum
Parce Rum

Parce Rum

Parce Rum
Barbary Rhum

Barbary Rhum

Barbary Rhum
Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum
Pussers Rum

Pussers Rum

Pussers Rum
Brugal Rum

Brugal Rum

Brugal Rum
Penny Blue Rum

Penny Blue Rum

Penny Blue Rum
English Harbour Rum

English Harbour Rum

English Harbour Rum
Papa's Pilar Rum

Papa's Pilar Rum

Papa's Pilar Rum
RHUM J.M

RHUM J.M

RHUM J.M
Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement
Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum
Rhum Neisson

Rhum Neisson

Rhum Neisson
Rhum La Favorite

Rhum La Favorite

Rhum La Favorite
Hamilton Ministry of Rum Collection

Hamilton Ministry of Rum Collection

Hamilton Ministry of Rum Collection
Flor de Caña

Flor de Caña

Flor de Caña
The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum
FourSquare Rum Distillery

FourSquare Rum Distillery

FourSquare Rum Distillery
Diplomatico

Diplomatico

Diplomatico
Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum
Ron Duran

Ron Duran

Ron Duran
Ron Cartavio

Ron Cartavio

Ron Cartavio
Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum
Caliche Puerto Rico Rum

Caliche Puerto Rico Rum

Caliche Puerto Rico Rum
Koloa Rum

Koloa Rum

Koloa Rum
Gosling Rum

Gosling Rum

Gosling Rum
Blue Chair Bay Rum

Blue Chair Bay Rum

Blue Chair Bay Rum
Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo
More premium rums

More premium rums


Industry Media Sponsor

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
Bachelor Pag Magazine

Bachelor Pag Magazine

Bachelor Pag Magazine
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Inu A Kena

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Production Team

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The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab

Key Sponsors

Neat Glass

Neat Glass

Neat Glass
SF Room Service

SF Room Service

SF Room Service
Visura

Visura

Visura

Beneficiary

O.H.P Foundation

O.H.P Foundation

HCCSF

HCCSF

HCCSF

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A Glimpse of the 2016 CRF

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