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California Rum Festival, Rum, Seminars & Events

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


September 8th, 2017

San Francisco, California - SOMArts Cultural Center

ABOUT THE EVENT

TheRumLab.com is proud to celebrate the 3rd 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 Taste of Rum Puerto Rico official national rum fest, in addition to the New York and 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 (2) Rum Aficionado Grand Tasting “General Admission”.

The Spirit Industry Session consists of a 2 hour program 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 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) 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.

THE CLOCK IS TICKING!

2017 Guest Speakers

Reàl Ing & Don Q - Rum Colada Competition

More information coming soon!

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Our 2017 partners

Title Sponsor

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Rum/Rhum/Ron

Mount Gay Rum

Mount Gay Rum

Mount Gay Rum
Mezan Rum

Mezan Rum

Mezan Rum
Stroh

Stroh

Stroh
Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum
Panama Pacific Rum

Panama Pacific Rum

Panama Pacific Rum
Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico
Parce Rum

Parce Rum

Parce Rum
Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum
Pussers Rum

Pussers Rum

Pussers 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
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
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

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
Trophy Cocktail

Trophy Cocktail

Trophy Cocktail
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

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

Must go bars in San Francisco

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A Glimpse of the 2016 CRF

Only available for Battery SF club members!

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