Published On: June 29, 2023- Last Updated: February 4, 2024- 3 min read-

Singapore Rum Festival 2023

Singapore’s Rum Festival 2023 first ever, invites both rum lovers and curious spirit drinkers to embark on an extraordinary voyage into the captivating world of rum.

From the 8th to the 9th of July, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel hosting this event promises an unforgettable experience that will ignite the senses and elevate the appreciation of this beloved spirit.

Prepare to explore a rich tapestry of rum, where tradition meets innovation and flavours harmonized in perfect symphony.

Rum Festival 2023

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During its debut edition, the Singapore Rum Festival will showcase the exploration of local Southeast Asian rums.

This offers attendees the opportunity to delve into the enticing flavours of Cambodia through the presence of Samai, or to embark on a journey through Thailand’s vibrant rum scene with the offerings of Phraya and Chalon Bay.

Against the vibrant backdrop of Singapore’s cultural scene, the festival will also shine a spotlight on Caribbean rums, allowing attendees to savour the distinctive flavours of renowned brands such as Bacardi, Mount Gay, Doorly’s, Hampden, Neisson, Black Tot, Renegade, TCRL, Black Tears, and La Progresiva.

Immerse yourself in the art of rum appreciation as you embark on a tantalizing journey of discovery. Indulge in meticulously crafted cocktails, skilfully concocted by seasoned mixologists who excel in extracting the nuanced flavours of rum.

These delightful drinks will awaken your taste buds and leave you craving for another sip. Complementing the exceptional beverages, the festival offers a selection of food pairings that enhance the rum-tasting experience.

In addition to the tastings, the festival presents curated masterclasses led by industry experts, providing a gateway to the world of rum connoisseurship.


Delve into the history, production techniques, and distinct regional characteristics of rums from around the world. Join The Bar at 15 Stamford’s Bar Manager, Edriane Lim, on 8th July from 4pm to 7pm as he shares his knowledge and guides participants through a tasting journey like no other.

And for the 9th July from 4pm to 7pm, The Rum Cartel will present an exclusive premium rum tasting, offering the opportunity to savour the rarest and most exquisite expressions of this spirit.

Rum Festival Singapore

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Beyond the flavours and educational experiences, the Singapore Rum Festival fosters a sense of community among rum enthusiasts.


Engage in conversations with fellow connoisseurs, exchange stories, and forge new connections over shared passions. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere buzzing with excitement, where every corner reveals an opportunity to deepen your appreciation for rum.

The inaugural Singapore Rum Festival stands as a testament to the diverse and captivating world of rum. From its Caribbean origins to the shores of Singapore, this event invites you to embark on a sensory journey like no other. With an array of flavours to tantalize your taste buds, enlightening masterclasses to expand your knowledge, and a community of passionate enthusiasts to connect with.

Date: 8 and 9 July 2023.
Location: The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore 15 Stamford Road Singapore, 178906
Price: $68 +$4.33 – Purchase tickets via Eventbrite
Time: Sat, 8 Jul 2023 12:00 – Sun, 9 Jul 2023 19:00

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