8 Weeks Of Spirits & Cocktails During GinRumMe 2020
Since 2018, GinRumMe has strived to showcase some of the finest spirits and cocktails available in Malaysia, and this year is no different. Special events at different locations will run for eight consecutive weeks starting from Sept 26 - Nov 21, 2020.
Spirit brands and venues are also teaming up to release one Grab.Relax.Minum Masterclass Box each. Contents include three tasters that can be enjoyed in a provided GinRumMe tulip glass. These masterclass kits can be purchased separately from event passes here.
What's new in 2020? GinRumMe is introducing a new spirit category, Mezcal, which will be making an appearance in the second week of the festival.
Week 1: Hyde x Tanqueray No Ten
Sept 26 (Saturday), 5pm onwards
This gin and jazz event takes you back to the Roaring Twenties. Expect notes of grapefruit during tastings of Tanqueray No Ten.
Week 2: Joloko x Koch El Mezcal
Oct 3 (Saturday), 2pm - 6pm
Mezcal shines as the new spirit category during this Mexican event, held fittingly at Afro-Carribean restaurant and bar Joloko.
Week 3: Pahit x Whitley Neil Gin
Oct 10 (Saturday), 2pm - 6pm The marriage of Kerala cuisine and Whitley Neill gin is made possible by introducing Chef Prakash to the mix, who will be serving up contemporary nibbles.
Postponed until further notice
Week 4: JungleBird KL x Mount Gay Rum
Oct 18 (Sunday), 5pm
Participate in a rum cocktail masterclass while munching on fusion Caribbean bites.
Week 5: Wildflowers x Edinburgh Gin
Oct 25 (Sunday), 2pm - 5pm
Floral gin liqueurs are served alongside sweet delights by Adrian Pereira, head chef of Wildflowers.
Week 6: Three x Co x Bacardi 8 Rum
Oct 31 (Saturday), 2pm - 5pm
Increase your expertise of rum at this cocktail workshop hosted by award-winning bartenders David Hans and Jonas Ax.
Week 7: Skullduggery x No. 3 London Dry Gin
Nov 7 (Saturday), 6pm - 8pm
A light-hearted competition among The Kingsman Clubs will play out, as this event follows Malaysia’s launch of The Kingsman Edition No 3 London Dry Gin.
Week 8: Jann @ Four Points Chinatown x Caorunn Gin
Nov15 (Sunday), 2pm - 5pm
Attend a G&T workshop led by Kelvin Lee while relaxing by the Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown's poolside.
Week 9: Ipoh
Nov 20 - 21 (Friday - Saturday), Time TBA
A short getaway in Ipoh will be filled with scrumptious food by Asip and Mad Ramen, as well as a gin bar-hop.