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Inaugural Rum & Roll Rendezvous: The ultimate gathering for Rum Enthusiasts and connoisseurs

Indulge in a weekend of rum tastings and epicurean adventures.

InterContinental Singapore and The Rum Cartel proudly present the inaugural Rum & Roll Rendezvous, a weekend dedicated to the appreciation of fine rums and the craftsmanship behind each sip. From Friday to Sunday, 26 to 28 July 2024, this event will showcase the spirit of Havana, bringing together esteemed rum vendors and offering a variety of experiences for both connoisseurs and enthusiasts.

The three-day festival features an array of tastings and immersive experiences, where guests can savor popular and vintage rums from renowned brands like Bacardi, Plantation Rum, Flor de Cana, Appleton Rum, Mount Gay, and Santa Teresa. Brand ambassadors and industry leaders will guide guests through the robust flavor profiles of each rum, while owners and distillers share their passion and expertise. Attendees will discover a world of possibilities with each tasting experience, from smooth blends to bold aromas.

Event Highlights

Day 1: The Extravaganza (Friday, 26 July 2024)

The festivities kick off on Friday evening from 8 pm to 11 pm. Guests will be immersed in the sultry sounds of live Latin music, fiery dance moves, and a tantalizing array of free-flowing rum cocktails, wines, and light bites. Tickets priced at $128++ offer access to rum tastings with Bacardi, masterclasses, and an unforgettable evening.

Day 2 (Part 1): Rum & Roll Immersion (Saturday, 27 July 2024)

Starting at 12 pm, guests can embark on a hands-on rum adventure with vendors presenting a curated selection of the finest rums at individual booths. For those eager to take their favorite bottles or cocktails home, purchases can be made on-site. Rum Appreciation Masterclasses will take place throughout the afternoon, led by experts such as Issyam As'ari of Mount Gay, Symphony Loo of Appleton Rum, and Rob Scott of Flor de Cana. Tickets for this session are priced at $68++, inclusive of a cocktail, light bites, and access to tastings and masterclasses.

Day 2 (Part 2): Tropical Pool Party (Saturday, 27 July 2024)

As night falls, guests can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the Tropical Pool Party from 6 pm to 10 pm. With lively tunes from a live DJ and a refreshing dip in the pool, this event is also priced at $68++. Ticket holders will receive a welcome drink and access to rum tastings, with additional food and drinks available for purchase.

Day 3: Champagne Brunch Buffet (Sunday, 28 July 2024)

The festivities conclude with a sumptuous Rum & Roll Champagne Brunch Buffet at LUCE from 12 pm. Guests can indulge in international flavors with a focus on Italian specialties, free-flowing rum cocktails, champagne, and wines, all to the upbeat tunes of a live DJ. Adult tickets are priced at $198++, with non-alcoholic options available for $118++.

Special Features and Stay Options

Throughout the event, The Lobby Lounge will serve three delicious rum-based cocktails priced at $20++ each. For those wishing to immerse themselves fully in the experience, two stay options are available: the Stay 3 Pay 2 package and the Rum Retreat, with prices starting at $430++ per night. Additionally, an exclusive after-party featuring live Cuban and Caribbean-influenced music will be held at El Pico, a hidden Cuban-inspired lounge, priced at $25++ per person.

Early Bird Discounts and Ticket Bundles

Tickets purchased before 7 July 2024 will receive a 20% early-bird discount. Guests can opt for the Silver Ticket at $102++ for both Saturday events or the Golden Ticket at $328++ for all three days, including entry to all four events.

"We're delighted to collaborate with The Rum Cartel to introduce the inaugural Rum & Roll Rendezvous," shares Andreas Kraemer, General Manager of InterContinental Singapore. "This event presents an opportunity for our patrons to enrich their perspectives and engage with like-minded enthusiasts."

Experience a weekend of extravagant delight, appreciation, and education at the Rum & Roll Rendezvous from 26 to 28 July 2024. For moreinformation, visit Rum & Roll Rendezvous.