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Rum Fest returns to HK

13th May, 2014 by Rupert Millar

The Hong Kong Rum Festival is to return for its second year later this month following a successful debut in 2013.

Honi HoniHosted by the Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge, the two day event will be filled with masterclasses, cocktail making, over 70 rums on offer to try and a live ukulele show among other attractions.

Taking place from 24 to 25 May, the Rum Fest is free during the afternoon when there will be masterclasses from rum ambassador Ian Burrell and others on the difference between rum and rhum agricole, Caribbean rums and even pirate talk.

Rums to taste include Havana Club; Angostura; Bacardi; Gosling; Kraken; Diplomatico; English Harbour and Motu Rum among others.

There is also complimentary food, a “guess the rum cake competition”, a live ukulele show on the Saturday and many more “surprises”.

In the evening (for paying guests) there is an after party featuring Africa Soul Party from 8pm ’til late.

For more information click here or phone +852 2353 0885

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