WHAT: The Appleton Estate Rum Bus is inviting you aboard as it visits Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, at Circus Field Blackheath on the 8th -10th July. Serving up the very best in Jamaican rum cocktails made with Appleton Estate aged golden rum, and sips of the luxury Appleton Estate 21 Year Old, the Appleton Estate Rum Bus will be the place to relax and ‘lime’, as they say in Jamaica. Visitors will also be able to try out a sugar cane press whilst enjoying an authentic Jamaican BBQ.
WHY: Climb aboard for the opportunity to sample Appleton Estate’s full-bodied, award winning rums. 100% Jamaican from cane to cup, Appleton Estate Rum have been distilled on the Appleton Estate in the heart of Jamaica since 1749.
WHO: Global Rum Ambassador, Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards finalist and all round rum expert Ian Burrell will be at the bus on Saturday 8 July. He will be sharing his expertise through a special rum masterclass in the drinks theatre at 3.30pm where he will lead the audience through a tasting of four rums. Meanwhile, on board the Rum Bus, Appleton Estate’s bartenders will be serving cocktails such as the traditional Appleton Estate Mai Tai, the Jamaican Mule, Jamaican Rum Punch as well as sips of Appleton Estate 21 Year Old.
WHERE: Foodies Festival, Circus Field, Shooters Hills Rd, Blackheath, SE3 7AS
WHEN: 8-10 July, 11am-7pm (11am-6pm Sunday)