THIS… is Spanish Heritage Rum

Astor Learning Center June 14, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

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Matt Pietrek
Alexx Mouzouris

The rums of former Spanish controlled colonies such as Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic are substantially different than rums from islands like Jamaica, Barbados, and Martinique. Utilizing multiple distillates, strategic filtering, multiple aging steps and surprising cask selection, Spanish heritage rums (rones) have a distinctive flavor profile. Puerto Rico’s Destilería Serrallés (Don Q Rum) is one of the oldest practitioners of this style of rum making. In this session, acclaimed rum expert Matt Pietrek and Don Q’s Global Ambassador, Alexx Mouzouris take you on a journey through the what makes these rums so special with several unique tasting samples to illustrate key points.

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