History of rum tasting at Nadu

What you'll do

Nadu isn't just home to delicious Sri Lankan food in the heart of Bristol. This restaurant, brought to you by the team behind Bristol's award-winning Nutmeg, has a seriously impressive cocktail bar that's made for tastings.

This one and a half hour personalised experience will open your eyes to a range of 5 almighty rum shots and a daiquiri. Follow the history of rum, from the birth of sugarcane spirits in the form of Arrack, all the way through to popular styles from Jamaica, French Caribbean, Cuba, and ending with modernist style rums. If you know someone who loves their signature rum cocktails more than anything else, this experience will quench their thirst! Everyone will get a daiquiri on arrival to get things off to a fruity start.

This tasting will give you the full breadth of tastes, textures and cultures behind rum's rich history. As you learn more get competitive testing your tasting skills against your other rum adventurers and filling in your Nadu tasting chart. Hone your skills and you may even be crowned the winner - earning yourself a bespoke Nadu-made cocktail with one of your favourite rums!

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What you'll do

Nadu isn't just home to delicious Sri Lankan food in the heart of Bristol. This restaurant, brought to you by the team behind Bristol's award-winning Nutmeg, has a seriously impressive cocktail bar that's made for tastings.

This one and a half hour personalised experience will open your eyes to a range of 5 almighty rum shots and a daiquiri. Follow the history of rum, from the birth of sugarcane spirits in the form of Arrack, all the way through to popular styles from Jamaica, French Caribbean, Cuba, and ending with modernist style rums. If you know someone who loves their signature rum cocktails more than anything else, this experience will quench their thirst! Everyone will get a daiquiri on arrival to get things off to a fruity start.

This tasting will give you the full breadth of tastes, textures and cultures behind rum's rich history. As you learn more get competitive testing your tasting skills against your other rum adventurers and filling in your Nadu tasting chart. Hone your skills and you may even be crowned the winner - earning yourself a bespoke Nadu-made cocktail with one of your favourite rums!

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Yuup extras

  • A bespoke cocktail for the winner and daiquiris for all!

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • WiFi
  • Toilets

COVID-19 guidelines

  • The current government guidelines will be adhered to

On the day

  • Bring ID
  • Please get in touch about wheelchair accessibility
  • If you're a bigger group than those available in the custom prices, get in touch and your host will see if they can accommodate

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 4 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 4 days before your experience.

About Nadu

Nadu brings you a slice of Sri Lankan history in the heart of Bristol. This latest venture from the team behind Bristol’s award-winning Nutmeg, celebrates the flavours and spirit of Tamil culture: the history, the people and the cuisine.

Nadu brings a fresh perspective to the heritage of their owners Raja and Saravanan. Offering traditional Tamil street food, with a modern twist and a menu of exciting cocktails, all served in the buzzing atmosphere of Stokes Croft.

This festive season, Nadu are launching their Rum Clubs: tasting experiences that will bring rum adventurers across the globe, learning about different rums, their history and the culture behind them.

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Your host

Chris Allen

Chris is Nadu's bar manager. He was inspired by the concept of bringing together rum's origin in South Asia, tiki culture and decorative presentation of drinks. Chris has been a bartender for five years in Bristol. He specialises in cocktail menu creation and wine list curation, beginning his training as a sommelier. He has a huge passion for flavour and how these are experienced by guests.

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What people are saying

Had a good time and changed my perceptions of rum as a drink. I think our host was called Isabelle or Isabella, she was great anyway and did a really good job - friendly and knowledgeable

Callum Orkney, Nov 2021

Great introduction to the diversity of different rums and the history of the drink.

Tom Coope, Nov 2021

Amazing

Sophie Milne, Nov 2021

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What people are saying

Had a good time and changed my perceptions of rum as a drink. I think our host was called Isabelle or Isabella, she was great anyway and did a really good job - friendly and knowledgeable

Callum Orkney, Nov 2021

Great introduction to the diversity of different rums and the history of the drink.

Tom Coope, Nov 2021

Amazing

Sophie Milne, Nov 2021
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Price
£25 / Adult
Duration
1 hr 30 mins
Age restriction
18+
Rebook or cancel up to 4 days before your experience.