• Next Round: Ian Burrell on Bringing Rum's Past and Future Together

    5 days ago - By Vine Pair

    On this episode of “Next Round,” host Adam Teeter chats with global rum ambassador Ian Burrell on the spirit's legacy. Burrell discusses how his Caribbean heritage shaped his first experiences with rum, explains what makes a spirit a rum, and debunks some of the misconceptions about rum's production.
    In addition, Burrell discusses his involvement with Equiano , the world's first African-Caribbean rum. The brand is inspired by the story of Olaudah Equiano, a former slave who bought his freedom by selling spices and rum. Finally, Burrell details ways that people of color can enter the...
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