That's the Spirit!
A Shaken + Stirred participantheld a glass of the AppletonEstate Rare 12 Year Old Casksrum to the light to see thegreen ring of ageing, an indiciaof a quality aged rum.

In the first of two Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) “spirited seminars,” Shaken + Stirred patrons had a part of the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience (JSAERE) brought to them. Appleton Estate Experience Senior Tour Guide Tiffany O'Meally led keen patrons through a private tasting of three rums — Appleton Estate Signature, Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve, Appleton Estate Rare 12 Year Old Casks. Patrons got a crash course in rum tasting and learned about the legs (that show the viscosity of the rum), the green ring of ageing (the meniscus seen at the top of the rum), and the notes of orange peel, a signature of Appleton Estate rums. The group was in high spirits from start to finish, and it seemed a great way to kick-start the weekend.

The first Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) Shaken + Stirred eventtook place on Saturday, November 27. Patrons had private tasting of threerums (from left) Appleton Estate Signature, Appleton Estate 8 Year OldReserve, Appleton Estate Rare 12 Year Old Casks. (Photos: Naphtali Junior
The three AppletonEstate rums readyfor the patrons' crashcourse in rum tasting.
Appleton Estate Experience Senior TourGuide Tiffany O'Meally led the session,and participants beamed when theyidentified the notes of orange peel, asignature of Appleton Estate rums.
Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)Film Commissioner Renee Robinsoninspected the legs (that show the viscosityof the rum) of the Appleton Estate 8 Year OldReserve.
OGM Integrated CommunicationsDeputy Managing Director StephanieMcGibbon savoured the citrus, spice,and caramel notes of the AppletonEstate Signature rum.
Say cheers! Shaken + Stirred participants toasted to a spirited rum seminar.
Each patron receivedan Appleton Estate kitto continue the cocktailexperience at home.

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