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Nassau: Rum Tastings and Culinary Walking Tour

Product ID: 33597
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Stroll downtown Nassau, stopping to taste Caribbean rums and rum-infused desserts on a 2-hour walking tour. Journey back to pirate-plundering and rum-running days, when rum and other spirits played a colorful role in Bahamian history.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Bahamian rum and other spirits, baked, infused, in cocktails, and straight out of the bottle
  • Visit Nassau's newly established rum distillery and chocolate factory
  • Meet some of Nassau's most hilarious bartenders at local pubs and bars along the way
  • See where thousands of barrels of alcohol were stored during US prohibition days
  • Learn how Nassau became known as the Pirate's Republic and a haven for buccaneers and bootleggers
  • Hear the history of rum production, and its modern uses in the Bahamas
Full description
Taste the strong Caribbean rums and rum-infused desserts of the Bahamas on a 2-hour rum-tasting walking tour of downtown Nassau.

This culinary tour takes you on a journey back to pirate-plundering and rum-running days when rum and other spirits played a rich and colorful role in Bahamian history. Starting at Pirate’s Republic Brewing Company, enjoy a swig of the demon water and delve into a time when inebriated pirates roamed these very streets.

After sampling some rum-infused delicacies at Hillside House and boozy hand-crafted chocolates at Graycliff Chocolatier, wash it all down with rum samples and cocktails at John Watling’s Distillery. Hear profiteering tales of old, when these historic properties stored liquor for ocean transport across illicit passages of the Gulf Stream from Nassau’s harbor.

Strap on your buccaneering boots for a jolly good time and grab your satchel - you’ll want to carry some of this elixir home!
Includes
  • 6 Rum tastings
  • Conch fritters
  • 2 cocktails
  • Rum infused desserts and chocolates
  • Restroom facilities at each stop
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to/from tour meeting point
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Meet at Pirate Republic Brewing Company (Woodes Rogers Walk between Charlotte and Frederick Street)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear ventilated fabric and comfortable clothing. Pack your camera, hat, and sunscreen. Also have a bite to eat before you come, as the rum tastings are quite strong on an empty stomach! All stops have restroom facilities, however, it is advisable to visit one beforehand
• You must be 18 with a valid photo ID to participate in the rum and cocktail tastings.
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Product ID: 33597