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Rum & Brew Educational Tasting

Local brews, local spirits, and reggae music by will be plentiful to kick off the spicy weekend on Friday, July 28, 2017, 7 pm – 10 pm (6 pm for VIP ticket holders) at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street in downtown Brattleboro. The evening is a prelude of what to expect and offers tastings of local Caribbean fare and libations, including local craft beer, cider, and artisan beverages as well as local and international spirits, cocktail demos, and food pairing demos. Jerk bites  will be included in the ticket price. Hot sauces, and other specialty foods will be for sale and we will feature selected craft vendors.



Chosen Band and DJ Natty Kool will warm up the crowd as they prepare for a hot weekend.





Featured Beer, Spirits and Brews (as of 7/19)

Artisan Beverages

Caledonia Spirits

DRINKmaple (Vermont)

Havoc Mead (Vermont)

Sumptuous Syrups (Vermont)

Rums and Cocktails

Appleton Estate V/X Rum (Jamaica)

Caledonia Spirits (Vermont)

Dunc’s Mills Rum (Vermont)

Rhum Barbancourt Reserve Special (Haiti)

Goslings Black Seal Dark Rum – Dark & Stormy (Bermuda)

Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum (Barbados)

Mount Gay Eclipse Rum (Barbados)

Mount Gay Silver Rum (Barbados)

New England Sweet Water Farm and Distillery – King Fish Rum (New Hampshire)


Red Stripe (Jamaica)