Mercantile Treasure: Premium Rum Masterclass at Merchant House for Two

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Mercantile Treasure: Premium Rum Masterclass at Merchant House for Two

City of London, London

£100
  • Add an extra guest (max 23 extra) +
    £50

“Literally stacked to the rafters with obscure bottles of every shape and size” Huffington Post

Why we love it

Merchant House is London’s best known home for rare and vintage rums. The history of the spirit spans centuries of conflict, conquest and exploration and during this two hour tasting masterclass, you'll gain some of the abundant expertise of a Merchant House expert tutor. Taste five different rums and learn about the story and production of this spirit which fuelled an empire.

What's Included?

  • Private rum masterclass and tasting with a rum expert for two at Merchant House London
  • Enjoy a signature 'Dark and Stormy' rum cocktail each upon arrival
  • Explore the history and production by tasting five different styles of rum in 20ml portions
  • Sample a taste of history by ending your experience with a small nip of rare, vintage rum from 'The Private Collection'

Exclusive to TRULY

  • TRULY guests will receive a signature 'Dark and Stormy' rum cocktail each upon arrival

Description

Merchant House holds the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, offering guests a vast selection of spirits to taste. The bar celebrates the mercantile history that brought rum to this country. With cocktails that are snapshots of periods and events in history, this bar is unlike any other.

With a live jazz band setting the mood, the atmosphere is sophisticated yet welcoming and relaxed. Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets, Merchant House is a throwback to an age of discovery and exotic trade. Once inside, the bar reflects this sense of history with a literal library of vintage spirits collected from around the world.

Your rum tasting masterclass begins with a signature house cocktail served during an introduction to the fascinating history of rum production. The tutors at Merchant House will share their expertise during a tasting that includes the origins of rum and its evolution to the present day. Explore the production process as well as the history of the spirit by tasting five distinct premium rums. Except the likes of Ron Zacapa and Diplomatico Reserva as well as lesser known, limited-production rums. Finish with a true sip of history, as you sample a nip of a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early as 1950.

Description

Merchant House holds the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, offering guests a vast selection of spirits to taste. The bar celebrates the mercantile history that brought rum to this country. With cocktails that are snapshots of periods and events in history, this bar is unlike any other.

With a live jazz band setting the mood, the atmosphere is sophisticated yet welcoming and relaxed. Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets, Merchant House is a throwback to an age of discovery and exotic trade. Once inside, the bar reflects this sense of history with a literal library of vintage spirits collected from around the world.

Your rum tasting masterclass begins with a signature house cocktail served during an introduction to the fascinating history of rum production. The tutors at Merchant House will share their expertise during a tasting that includes the origins of rum and its evolution to the present day. Explore the production process as well as the history of the spirit by tasting five distinct premium rums. Except the likes of Ron Zacapa and Diplomatico Reserva as well as lesser known, limited-production rums. Finish with a true sip of history, as you sample a nip of a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early as 1950.

We also recommend

  • Sample some of Merchant House's gin while you're there
  • Treat yourself to an amazing steak at Hawksmoor Guildhal
  • Explore the art gallery, cinema, and theatre at the Barbican Centre

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

Merchant House London is able to host tastings Monday to Wednesday, 11am to 10pm, Thursday and Friday from 11am to 6pm and Saturday, 4pm to 10pm.

The experience will last approximately two hours.

Any other products or services consumed can be paid for on-site.

Note that there is a minimum age of 18.

Note that there is a strict 24 hour cancellation policy

This experience is not available on Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, or Valentines Day

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

We also recommend

  • Sample some of Merchant House's gin while you're there
  • Treat yourself to an amazing steak at Hawksmoor Guildhal
  • Explore the art gallery, cinema, and theatre at the Barbican Centre

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

Merchant House London is able to host tastings Monday to Wednesday, 11am to 10pm, Thursday and Friday from 11am to 6pm and Saturday, 4pm to 10pm.

The experience will last approximately two hours.

Any other products or services consumed can be paid for on-site.

Note that there is a minimum age of 18.

Note that there is a strict 24 hour cancellation policy

This experience is not available on Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, or Valentines Day

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

13 Well Court, London EC4M 9DN

Merchant House 13 Well Court, London EC4M 9DN

Mercantile Treasure: Premium Rum Masterclass at Merchant House for Two

  • Add an extra guest (max 23 extra) +
    £50

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