Craft cocktail specialists The Straw Hat Barmen will present A Tour of the Caribbean, a themed rum tasting, at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 in Eau Gallie. The ticketed event will introduce guests to delicious rums from around the region, followed by a craft-cocktail happy hour.
Guests will learn about the differences between diverse spirits while making virtual visits to Jamaica, Guyana, Dominican Republic and Martinique, sipping rums from each respective country.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for pre-tasting cocktails, with the hourlong rum tasting session starting at 8 p.m. Afterward, guests are welcome to join the mixologists for an a la carte cocktail hour.
Tickets are $30 each, and seating is limited to just 50 people.
The Straw Hat Barmen, who make craft cocktails for special events and private parties, are launching a series of spirit tastings around Brevard County with this event. They are passionate about elevating the art of the cocktail by making delicious drinks with a gourmet flair. The Barmen include George Jenkins, Jimi Gonzalez and Florida Today cocktail columnist Christina Jordan, author of Everyday Exotic Cocktails, Florida Edition. Based on the Space Coast, the Straw Hat Barmen are licensed and insured.
What: A Tour of the Caribbean Rum Tasting
Who: Presented by The Straw Hat Barmen
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 27, 2018
Where: Jacono Studios, 1395 Highland Ave., Melbourne, Florida
Tickets: $30 at https://buytickets.at/thestrawhatbarmen/131952
More information: Facebook event page