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Sat, May 14


Decoding Cocktails

Honing your palate: Rum

Get to know the sugarcane plant. We'll taste raw the material used to create most rums and a handful of rums. In addition to tasting rums, you'll also experience them in cocktails to learn how to balance them properly.

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Honing your palate: Rum
Honing your palate: Rum

Time & Location

May 14, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Decoding Cocktails, 3523 Illinois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118, USA

About the event

Beyond the world of technique, recipes, and riffs, lies the importance of honing your palate. 

The only way to strengthen yours is through tasting and reflection. Bartenders and chefs do this constantly. 

I created this type of class because I realized this is the next step in a cocktail journey after a person knows how to make drinks. I'm inviting you to join me for a workshop curated to expose you to the history of a spirit, tasting its raw ingredients when applicable, the ways in which the spirit can come to life, and how to discern when a cocktail is balanced or not. 

Written materials and snacks will be provided.


  • Admission

    You'll receive a welcome drink, plenty of tastings, and a take-home packet.

    +$1.63 service fee
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  • Admission + VIP tasting

    After the workshop concludes, taste pricey high-end rums (3, 1.5 oz pours)

    +$4.13 service fee
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