On 5 & 6 May, 2013 Honi Honi tiki cocktail lounge presents ‘The Hong Kong Rum Festival’, hosted by Worldwide Rum Ambassador, Ian Burrell, who will introduce guests to the World of Rum at Hong Kong’s first rum Festival.

With rum aficionados and novices alike joining the celebration, the rum festival seeks to promote (and discover more of) the varieties of rums available in Asia.

Ten top rum makers will come together to provide attendees with samples both straight from the bottle and in an exclusive cocktail crafting session, where cocktails especially created for the event by Honi Honi owner and drinks connoisseur, Max Traverse and general manager, Fabien Marcault, will be served.

The rum festival will present special guest, Worldwide Rum Ambassador, Ian Burrell, who will be making Asia the 7th continent to have visited this year, to impart with the locals his knowledge of rum. Introducing guests to the World of Rum through presentations and tasting workshops throughout the festival, Burrell will welcome managers, suppliers, bartenders, mixologists, media and rum lovers to learn about the history of rum and understanding rum categories and their different styles.

In addition, guests will enjoy rum and cocktail sampling stations, Caribbean food, live performances and beats by surprise guest international DJs from UK and HK till late.