Rum is for winners. This is the first in our three-pod series on the spirit and we're dipping into it with the help of Diplomático rums. The first episode looks at rum's early history, how it's made and some classic cocktails. We also manage to squeeze in some painful puns and fascinating insights into what we eat for breakfast.
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Read about Black History Month here and we highly recommend "Black and British by David Olusoga" - check it here
And here's a recipe for the Daiquiri
What is The Thinking Drinkers: Around The World in 80 Drinks?
Come join Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, aka ‘The Thinking Drinkers’, on a fun, fascinating fact-fuelled journey of discerning drinking discovery.
Around The World in 80 Drinks is an amusing, interesting, unpretentious and interactive podcast that peers back at history through the prism of a pint glass, whisky tumbler and champagne flute.
Overflowing with entertaining alcohol-fuelled anecdotes and enlightening alco-demic insight, Ben and Tom uncork decades’ worth of elbow-bending experience to bring you the world’s finest wines, beers, spirits and cocktails – and broaden your booze horizons.
But here’s the best bit: ahead of each episode, Tom and Ben will reveal what they’ll be tasting in the next episode along with the best places to order them online.
That way, you can sip back, relax and enjoy them as you hear all about the people, the places and the past behind each glass.
So, slide onto the bar stool of enlightenment and, together, we can drink through this… discerningly.