The United States Bartenders’ Guild Rhode Island (USBG RI) chapter hosted a Plantation Rum brand education session and history on Tiki-cocktail culture led by Sean Frederick, Maison Ferrand and Boston-area bar and music industry veteran, Brother Cleve on March 13 at The Dorrance in Providence. Frederick led the group through an educational tasting of the Plantation Rum line as well as Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Citadelle Gin, Dry Curacao Orange and Mathilde Liqueur. Brother Cleve discussed “The Rise and Fall and Resurrection of Tiki,” an overview of Tiki’s colorful past and history, the region and the role of Plantation Rum in Tiki cocktails. Featured products from the session are distributed via MS Walker.
Photos by Laura Widness, Ruby Shoes Photography