Rum & Smuggling on the Bay!

Last night, Bottles partnered with The Watson Institute at Brown University for a special rum tasting hosted at Save The Bay along the beautiful Narragansett Bay. Brown University professor and author of “Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America,” Peter Andreas led us through the history of rum smuggling and it’s pivotal role in the American Revolution.

Throughout the evening we sipped 5 different rums; Don Q Gran Anejo from Puerto Rico, Appleton Estate 12 Year from Jamaica, ClĂ©ment V.S.O.P. Rhum Agricole Vieux from Martinique, and two local favorites, Thomas Tew from Newport and Bully Boy from Boston. It was a beautiful evening of history and rum…What could be better!

Check out our photos below!

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