In pictures: Appleton Estate Rum's live Twitter tasting


Appleton Estate hosted a live rum tasting and cocktail making experience, via Twitter, on Wednesday night (14 October), as part of Rum Experience Week (12-18 October).

The session was held at The Shard in London, with more than 400 fans invited to join in the action via Twitter, by following the hashtag #AppletonLive.

Special packs were sent out to participants before the event, which was hosted by global rum ambassador Ian Burrell and Appleton Estate’s senior blender, David Morrison.

As part of Rum Experience Week, a Rum & Rococo Chocolate pairing session from the artisan chocolate brand, is taking place today (16 October), while earlier this week Matugga Rum hosted a rum appreciation masterclass with rum expert Peter Holland from, at the Matugga Rum Lounge at Library on St Martin’s Lane.

The first Rum Experience Week will culminate with annual celebratory event RumFest this weekend (17-18 October).

In other beverage related event news, London Cocktail week recently took place at Old Spitafields Market. View our video with the event's director, Siobhan Payne here

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