A complete introduction to Rum

A fun and informative rum tasting and cocktail demonstration for beginners, hosted by spirits expert and Imbibe Educator of the Year, Hannah Lanfear.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


Tastings finish between 8.00 and 8.30pm.

39-45 Bermondsey Street, London. SE1 3XF

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Beginner rum tasting

This beginner-level tasting is perfect for those who enjoy a tot of rum or a classic rum cocktail and want to know more about this fascinating spirit.  

In the first part of this session, you’ll learn the basics of rum production and key styles from around the world through a tasting of at least six different samples. Armed with your new-found knowledge, your tutor Hannah will then show you how to craft a couple of the world’s best loved rum cocktails.

About Hannah Lanfear

Your tutor for the evening will be our spirits and cocktail expert, Hannah Lanfear.

Hannah is the founder of The Mixing Class, a company dedicated to education and research within the drinks industry. Clocking in at 17 years of service to the cocktail and spirits industry, her journey took her from a teenager pulling pints and pouring rum in a harbour-side tavern in Cornwall, to making fancy drinks for the cognoscenti in some of the world’s elite bars including London’s Milk & Honey, Bungalow 8 and Boisdale.

She’s travelled the world as a global brand ambassador experiencing bar culture the globe over and worked distillery-side, managing the sales, marketing and exports at Jensen’s Gin. Now turning her experience to education, she teaches about spirits at all levels from WSET Level 1 through to the WSET Level 4 Diploma.

In February 2019, Hannah was awarded the coveted Imbibe Educator of the Year award, recognising her exceptional commitment to spirits education. 

Rum list to follow soon. 

Booking Terms and Conditions

Payment in full must be made at the time of booking and places are not confirmed until payment has been received, we cannot take provisional bookings.

Transfer requests will be accepted up to two weeks before each event.

Cancellation charges:

  • Up to 2 weeks before the tasting you will receive a refund less 10%.
  • Within 2 weeks of the tasting fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Contact us

Book online or call student services on 020 7089 3841 for bookings or any booking related enquiries.

If you have any other enquiries about any of our tastings please email wineclub@wset.co.uk