UK sales of rum reached £991m for the nine months to the end of September, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA), which expects the annual figure to top £1bn! But with so many new rums brands appearing on back bars and supermarket shelves, how do you ensure that you are getting the best bottle for your buck?
Some of our good friends in the BBQ world were heading down to THE BIG MEAT festival this week and we thought we’d send a few bottles of CUT RUM to add to the PRIZE TABLE and it all went down a treat.
See some of the BBQ teams below with their well deserved bottles of CUT - apparently they’re are some tasty CUT RUM BBQ RECIPES in the pipeline so watch this space and follow us on INSTAGRAM or FACEBOOK to find out more…
We popped down to see our good friends at TEDDY EDWARDS barbershop for a quick trim and to let them sample some CUT RUM in between appointments. Also got to meet some of the locals and pass round some of our new miniatures for them to take away and SPREAD THE WORD
LOTS to talk about with these guys - watch this space for some CUT RUM x CUTTING ROOM events coming later in the year.
COCKTAILS AND CUTS …. WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT
FINALLY…OUR CUT RUM MINIATURES HAVE LANDED AND THEY LOOK AWESOME
WE DID A LITTLE PHOTOSHOOT DOWN IN BRIGHTON AND THEN POPPED INTO A FEW OF OUR FAVOURITE BARS TO SEE SOME OLD FRIENDS AND CHUCK AROUND SOME MINI BOTTLES OF LIQUID HEAVEN
TAKE A LOOK BELOW - THEY LOOK THE NUTS AND NOW ITS EVEN EASIER FOR US TO SEND PEOPLE AWAY WITH A LITTLE SLICE OF CUT RUM GOODNESS WHEREVER WE GO
The guys were down at Brighton Cocktail Fair on Saturday sampling some Tasty CUT RUM with the lovely people of one of ur favourite seaside towns.
Brightons first taste of CUT RUM went down a storm - loads of happy faces and empty shot glasses! CUT SMOKED RUM seemed to be the liquid of choice but our SUGAR MAMA cocktail made with CUT SPICED RUM we batched before the event was the one everyone was raving about. Check the recipe link above and make some yourself ….
We teamed up with the Licor 43 guys to create a one off TWISTER cocktail mixing some of our smooth as **** CUT OVERPROOF RUM with a bit of LICOR 43, lime juice, sugar syrup and a touch of CAMPARI. This thing is a liquid version of your favourite Ice ream lolly…with a kick of tasty OVERPROOF RUM. - RECIPE BELOW
BRIGHTON - we’ll be back REAL soon.
20ML CUT OVERPROOF RUM
20ML LICOR 43
25ML LIME JUICE
15ML SUGAR SYRUP
SHAKE ALL INGREDIENTS EXCEPT CAMPARI - DOUBLE STRAIN INTO ROCKS GLASS WITH FRESH ICE - GARNISH WITH LIME WEDGE AND FLOAT CAMPARI ON TOP
LAST WEEK WE TEAMED UP WITH DAVE MOTHERSHILL OF COAL SHED TOWER BRIDGE TO CREATE A NIGHT OF QUALITY FOOD BALANCED OUT WITH SOME OF CUT RUMS FINEST COCKTAILS. THE NIGHT WAS GREAT AND A PERFECT ADDITION TO THE CUT RUM UK LAUNCH THIS MONTH
WE HAD 4 AMAZINGLY PREPARED COCKTAILS BY ALBERTO - BAR MANAGER AT COAL SHED - AND DAVE CREATED 5 GLORIOUS DISHES TO PAIR THEM WITH.
Salmon, lime, jalapeno and thinly sliced radish with our sour and fruity sugar mama - - - breaded short rib with pickled onion and shitake and a onion sauce paired with a straight glass of cut spiced rum - - - smoked duck and coffee roasted chicory with a rhubarb puree paired with a glass of our cut smoked rum and our smoke storm cocktail - - - AMALFI LEMON BOMBS PAIRED WITH OUR AMAZING OVERPROOF DAIQUIRI - - - AND LASTLY AN AMAZING DESERT OF CHOCOLATE GARNACHE, BANANA PARFAIT, ROASTED BANANA, SALTED CARAMEL ICE CREAM AND SESAME SEED TUILE SERVED WITH OUR VERY WELL SUITED SMOKE N GRIND