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Rum Tasting and Master Class at Femperial St. Pete

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join Master Rummelier Isabella Rosal for an exclusive rum appreciation and tasting class, followed by cocktails and socializing, and become a Certified Rumsommer!

Unwind in the beautiful environment, take great photos for your social media channels, and mingle with other guests in a beautiful elevated space
Learn about the history, types, and how to taste, select, and appreciate rum (including trivia)! Leave the party with an official Rumsommer® certification.
Experience a guided cocktail session – facilitated by a Master Mixologist with 20 years of experience
Enjoy guided blind tastings of four types of rum from various parts of the world, each made using a different method
Meet local female entrepreneurs Isabella Rosal (7thSky Ventures, Tampa Bay Rum Society), Larae Leeson (Femperial, The Bronze Lily), and Maria Garces (Fungible Chocolates)
Thursday, December 8, 2023

Rum master class 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Party on the patio (cash bar and food for purchase) 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the class (6:45 p.m.)


2851 First Ave N

St. Petersburg, Florida

Each ticket includes a rum education course, a guided tasting of four rums, a craft cocktail, and a plate of curated small bites to pair with each sample, including innovative chocolate from Fungible Chocolates.

Due to limited seating, this event will likely sell out soon, so please book in advance.

Join us!

Femperial is an event space and creative hub curated by St Pete entrepreneur Larae Leeson, created by women for women. A launching pad for creative minds and entrepreneurs to create and grow their businesses. For more information, please visit https://www.femperialstpete.com/.

Tampa Bay Rum Society is a professional community founded by Tampa entrepreneur and Master Rummelier® Isabella Rosal to elevate the rum culture in Tampa Bay and advance the knowledge of rum making. The organization is brand-neutral and is not affiliated with any producer or retailer. Tampa Bay Rum Society is the official partner of The Royal Rum Society in providing and conducting Rummelier® certification programs and the Sugar Cane Spirits Education Series. For more information, please visit https://www.tampabayrumsociety.com/.

Fungible Chocolates is a healthy chocolate company founded by St Pete entrepreneur Maria Garces. The chocolates are made with adaptogenic mushrooms that help promote clarity, presence, and delight for the body and mind. The company’s first chocolate bar features 2000mg of Lion’s Mane mushrooms, cacao, and coconut sugar. For more information, please visit: https://www.fungiblechocolates.com/

Ticket descriptions

Early bird rate Admission – $99*

(seated rum tasting with small bites, rum appreciation course, Rumsommer certificate, and a cocktail)

Early bird rate Admission for two – $165*

(seated rum tasting with small bites, rum appreciation course, Rumsommer certificates, and cocktails for TWO attendees)

*Price increases to $120 after 11/25

**Price increases to $200 after 11/25



December 8
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tampa Bay Rum Society
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2851 1st Ave North
St Petersburg, FL 33713 United States
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