Empire in the Sun: Ultra-Premium Rum Tasting for Two at Black Parrot

  • Add an extra guest (six maximum) +
    £125
  • £20 towards food menu +
    £20

Empire in the Sun: Ultra-Premium Rum Tasting for Two at Black Parrot

City of London, London

£250
  • Add an extra guest (six maximum) +
    £125
  • £20 towards food menu +
    £20
Valid for 1 years

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

Why we love it

Black Parrot is pure escapism, renowned for housing London's best collection of rare and vintage rums. Operated by the award winning team behind Merchant House, each and every tipple is a celebration of the exquisite spirit; its spices and sugars that have come to London throughout the course of history. Discover the world of rum through their legendary masterclass - tasting and learning about the spirit which fuelled an empire.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a private rum tasting masterclass for two people at Black Parrot
  • Savour a signature Dark & Stormy each upon arrival
  • Followed by a tutored tasting of five (20ml) ultra-premium rums
  • Explore rum in-depth with a memorable telling of its origins, and how it developed into the various rum types of today
  • Finish with a 15ml nip of a rare rum from 'The Private Collection', which includes rum dating back to the 1950s

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked quiet alleyway off Fleet Street, Black Parrot is a celebration of discovery and trade down the ages. With a warming, relaxed atmosphere and distinct nautical theme, including plush navy leathers and dark hardwoods, Black Parrot is a sophisticated and apt location to discover how rum became the poster boy for an empire.

Housing the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, the vast, and literal, library of spirits at Black Parrot are grouped into 'premium', super-premium' and 'fine and rare'. The cocktails, too, represent snapshots of periods and events in merchant history.

Your host will share their considerable pool of knowledge and expertise throughout the tasting, highlighting key points such as the fascinating history of rum's origins, and evolution to the present day. Explore these key areas in a tasting of five distinct and ultra-premium rums, and finish with a true sip of history by sampling a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early at 1950.

Description

Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked quiet alleyway off Fleet Street, Black Parrot is a celebration of discovery and trade down the ages. With a warming, relaxed atmosphere and distinct nautical theme, including plush navy leathers and dark hardwoods, Black Parrot is a sophisticated and apt location to discover how rum became the poster boy for an empire.

Housing the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, the vast, and literal, library of spirits at Black Parrot are grouped into 'premium', super-premium' and 'fine and rare'. The cocktails, too, represent snapshots of periods and events in merchant history.

Your host will share their considerable pool of knowledge and expertise throughout the tasting, highlighting key points such as the fascinating history of rum's origins, and evolution to the present day. Explore these key areas in a tasting of five distinct and ultra-premium rums, and finish with a true sip of history by sampling a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early at 1950.

Additional Information

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

Black Parrot is able to host tastings Monday to Wednesday, 3pm to 5.30pm and 9pm to 1am; Thursday and Friday, 3pm to 5pm; Saturday, 9pm to 1am.

The experience will last approximately two hours.

Note that at least 24 hours' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

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

Please note food is not included as part of the main experience and you can simply upgrade by adding it as an extra.

Food menu is subject to change and consists of bar snacks such as: olives; octopus, charcuterie and cheese plates.

For ultimate tasting experience food would be served after the tasting not during.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least three months in advance for weekends and two weeks in advance for weekdays.

Additional Information

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

Black Parrot is able to host tastings Monday to Wednesday, 3pm to 5.30pm and 9pm to 1am; Thursday and Friday, 3pm to 5pm; Saturday, 9pm to 1am.

The experience will last approximately two hours.

Note that at least 24 hours' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

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

Please note food is not included as part of the main experience and you can simply upgrade by adding it as an extra.

Food menu is subject to change and consists of bar snacks such as: olives; octopus, charcuterie and cheese plates.

For ultimate tasting experience food would be served after the tasting not during.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least three months in advance for weekends and two weeks in advance for weekdays.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a private rum tasting masterclass for two people at Black Parrot
  • Savour a signature Dark & Stormy each upon arrival
  • Followed by a tutored tasting of five (20ml) ultra-premium rums
  • Explore rum in-depth with a memorable telling of its origins, and how it developed into the various rum types of today
  • Finish with a 15ml nip of a rare rum from 'The Private Collection', which includes rum dating back to the 1950s

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Why we love it

Black Parrot is pure escapism, renowned for housing London's best collection of rare and vintage rums. Operated by the award winning team behind Merchant House, each and every tipple is a celebration of the exquisite spirit; its spices and sugars that have come to London throughout the course of history. Discover the world of rum through their legendary masterclass - tasting and learning about the spirit which fuelled an empire. Read full description

Description

Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked quiet alleyway off Fleet Street, Black Parrot is a celebration of discovery and trade down the ages. With a warming, relaxed atmosphere and distinct nautical theme, including plush navy leathers and dark hardwoods, Black Parrot is a sophisticated and apt location to discover how rum became the poster boy for an empire.

Housing the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, the vast, and literal, library of spirits at Black Parrot are grouped into 'premium', super-premium' and 'fine and rare'. The cocktails, too, represent snapshots of periods and events in merchant history.

Your host will share their considerable pool of knowledge and expertise throughout the tasting, highlighting key points such as the fascinating history of rum's origins, and evolution to the present day. Explore these key areas in a tasting of five distinct and ultra-premium rums, and finish with a true sip of history by sampling a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early at 1950.

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Description

Located in the heart of the City of London, tucked quiet alleyway off Fleet Street, Black Parrot is a celebration of discovery and trade down the ages. With a warming, relaxed atmosphere and distinct nautical theme, including plush navy leathers and dark hardwoods, Black Parrot is a sophisticated and apt location to discover how rum became the poster boy for an empire.

Housing the largest collection of rum and gin in the city, the vast, and literal, library of spirits at Black Parrot are grouped into 'premium', super-premium' and 'fine and rare'. The cocktails, too, represent snapshots of periods and events in merchant history.

Your host will share their considerable pool of knowledge and expertise throughout the tasting, highlighting key points such as the fascinating history of rum's origins, and evolution to the present day. Explore these key areas in a tasting of five distinct and ultra-premium rums, and finish with a true sip of history by sampling a rare, vintage rum bottled from as early at 1950.

Opening Times

Monday to Wednesday, 3pm to 5.30pm and 9pm to 1am Thursday and Friday, 3pm to 5pm Saturday, 9pm to 1am

Additional Information

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

Black Parrot is able to host tastings Monday to Wednesday, 3pm to 5.30pm and 9pm to 1am; Thursday and Friday, 3pm to 5pm; Saturday, 9pm to 1am.

The experience will last approximately two hours.

Note that at least 24 hours' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

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

Please note food is not included as part of the main experience and you can simply upgrade by adding it as an extra.

Food menu is subject to change and consists of bar snacks such as: olives; octopus, charcuterie and cheese plates.

For ultimate tasting experience food would be served after the tasting not during.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least three months in advance for weekends and two weeks in advance for weekdays.

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.

Empire in the Sun: Ultra-Premium Rum Tasting for Two at Black Parrot

  • Add an extra guest (six maximum) +
    £125
  • £20 towards food menu +
    £20