Elm City Social of New Haven hosted an educational event focused on rum for trade members on February 18. The Rum 101 event was led by Kevin Martin, Vice President of Sales, Privateer Rum, who educated guests on the origins and history of rum as well as the story behind the Privateer Rum brand. Martin led guests through a tasting of Privateer Rums, including Silver Reserve Rum, True American Amber Rum, Navy Yard Barrel Proof Rum and The Queen’s Share. Based in Massachusetts, Privateer crafts its rum in the New England tradition using 100% molasses. It is double distilled and aged in oak barrels.