Miami Rum Renaissance Festival

April 22-23, 2017
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711 N.W. 72 Avenue
Miami, FL 33126

on site:
DoubleTree by Hilton

Miami Beach:
Hotel Breakwater

Hotel Victor

Casa Victoria Orchid

April 22-23, 2017 -- 9th Annual Miami Rum Festival
and International Trade Exposition for Rum
Grand Tastings: sample the finest rums in the world

The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival features a three-day Grand Tasting Exhibition where participants can sample hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Discover the finest rums from more than 30 countries, from each category and from each notable brand.

You can purchase tickets in advance online or by calling toll free: 877-855-3378.

Rum experts from around the world come together to bring enlightening seminars, great rum cocktails and island-style entertainment.

Rum is fun. It's made from sugar cane and produced by a wide variety of methods, resulting in a vast range of wonderful flavors, styles and types. Learn how rum makes delicious drinks, from island-style polynesia tiki cocktails to sophisticated libations that compare to great whiskeys, cognacs and single malt scotches.

One Day Grand Tasting Ticket
From 1 to 6pm any single day, everyone is invited to enjoy the grand tasting with hundreds of fine rums from around the world.

Three Day VIP Ticket Grand Tasting
Friday VIP: 1 to 6pm
Saturday VIP: 1 to 6pm
Sunday VIP: 1 to 6pm

International Trade Expo for Rum (full access)
Entrance to the Grand Tasting AND the special "Trade Area" for spirit professionals only. You must provide proof of being in the industry. (Business card, pay check stub, eployee ID card)
Friday VIP: 1 to 6pm
Saturday VIP: 1 to 6pm
Sunday VIP: 1 to 6pm

Tasting rum is a sensory experience that requires some discipline and understanding of the medium to make the most of the opportunity. A small sip is all you need to understand the flavor profile of rum. At fine tasting events, quarter ounce samples are served, and that's more than enough to discern and savor the intent of the producer.

Rum is fun. And rum loving people are fun loving people. Share the rum tasting experience with friends, compare notes and express the flavors and impressions you're experiencing to contrast and confirm with others. This is a unique learning experience. Not everyone will agree on their favorites, but some expressions manage to please almost everyone.

The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival is a three day event. Of course it's a great idea to have a hotel room nearby to relax and take in the experience. Take your time, there is no rush. Enjoy a seminar or two, take a rest and drink plenty of water along the way. It's also a good idea to use a car service to ensure that you're able to enjoy the experience without worrying about your driving needs.

Many people have brought their rum for you to taste from near and far. A lot of effort goes into producing this event so you can casually saunter around the room and discover great rums in a comfortable setting. It's appropriate to be polite and appreciative of these efforts as you increase your knowledge of rum. It's not necessary to over-indulge or engage in spring break style celebrations in this setting. Enjoy the experience with reverence and always conduct yourself in a respectful manner to gain the most appreciation of the event.

Parking Instructions
at the Doubletree Miami Airport Convention Center

Bahama Blue

Bayou Silver
Bayou Select Barrel Reserve
Bayou Spiced
Bayou Satsuma Rum Liquor

Blue Chair Bay Banana Cream
Blue Chair Bay Coconut
Blue Chair Bay White



Cartavio Silver
Cartavio Black
Cartavio Selecto
Cartavio Solera
Cartavio XO

Diplomatico Blanco
Diplomatico Reserva
Diplomatico Vintage 2000

Doc Brown's Really Bad Dark
Doc Brown's Really Bad Silver
Doc Brown's Really Bad Spiced

DonQ 151
DonQ Añejo
DonQ Coco
DonQ Cristal
DonQ Gold
DonQ Gran Añejo
DonQ 2005 Single Barrel
DonQ Limon
DonQ Mojito
DonQ Pasion

Don Zavier Mamajuana Cinnamon
Don Zavier Mamajuana Tradtional


Dzama Amber Nosy-Be
Dzama Amber Cuvée Noire Prestige
Dzama Cuvée Blanche
Dzama Cuvée Blanche Prestige
Dzama Cuvée Noire
Dzama Blanc Nosy-Be

Fwaygo Premium White
Fwaygo Grilled Pineapple
Fwaygo Single Barrel

Gubba Gold
Gubba Silver


John Watling's Amber
John Watling's Buena Vista
John Watling's Pale

Koloa Kaua'i Coconut
Koloa Kaua'i Coffee
Koloa Kaua'i Dark
Koloa Kaua'i Gold
Koloa Kaua'i Spice
Koloa Kaua'i White


Mezan Guyana 2005
Mezan Jamaica 2000
Mezan Jamaica XO
Mezan Panama 2006

Panama-Pacific 9
Panama-Pacific 23

Pito Rico 106
Pito Rico Elite

Plantation 20th Anniversary XO
Plantation Grande Reserve 5
Plantation Gran Anejo
Plantation Jamaica 2001
Plantation Original Dark
Plantation St. Lucia 2004
Plantation Pineapple Stiggins' Fancy
Plantation Three Stars White

Puerto Angel Amber
Puerto Angel Blanco

Pusser's Blue Label 84 Proof
Pusser's 15
Pusser's Gunpowder Proof


Siesta Key Distiller's Reserve Spiced
Siesta Key Spiced
Siesta Key Beer Barrel Spiced
Siesta Key Toasted Coconut

Stroh 160


Wicked Dolphin Gold Reserve
Wicked Dolphin Brewers Double Barrel
Wixked Dolphin Black

Wild Tiger

Yolo Gold 10
Yolo Silver



Destom 1000 Montes Amendoim
Destom 1000 Montes Carvalho
Destom Spiral

Dona Beja Classic 3 years
Dona Beja Sarau Reserva Especial
Dona Beja Summer Times

Germana Caetano's
Germana Desde 1912
Germana Soul

Meia Lua Azul
Meia Lua Ouro
Meia Lua Prata


Novo Fogo Barrel Aged
Novo Fogo Chameleon
Novo Fogo Silver

Sebastiana Chestnut
Sebastiana Double Barrel
Sebastiana Oak Single Barrel

Velho Barreiro Double Filtered

Weber Haus Lundu Gold
Weber Haus Premium Black
Weber Haus Silver

Werneck Ouro
Werneck Prata



Facundo Paraíso
Facundo Exquisito
Brugal Siglo de Oro
Barcelo 30th Ann.
Abuelo Centuria
Zafra 30 year old
Don Pancho Origenes 30
Barbancourt 150th
Mount Gay 1703
Clement XO
Zacapa XO
Opthimus 21 & 25
Appleton 21
Botran Solera 1893
Dictador XO
El Dorado 21
Bacardi Reserva Limitada
Flor de Caña 25 year old
Matusalem 23
H/C Seleccion de Maestros

Miami Rum Festival is produced by Rum Renaissance Festival LLC
presented by Rob's Rum Guide in association with the International Rum Expert Panel.
© 2008-2016 Rum Renaissance Festival LLC. All rights reserved.
Robert Burr's Gifted Rums Guide RumXP International Rum Expert Panel

Donations benefit the following not-for-profit organizations:

Fraternal Order Of Moai