Not content with covering a whole load of rum history, this oar-inspiring episode features pirate puns and another duck joke, we discover some interesting dental facts about diminutive dictators, tackle Tiki Culture, make an Old Fashioned and, best of all, drink some Diplomatico Rum. It's a great listen whether you're a seasoned rum aficionado or someone who, quite frankly, doesn't know their molasses from their elbow.
You can see all the amusing and informative images alongside Ben's handsome chops and Tom's 'funny little face' here in the video version here...
Check out the Diplomatico Rum Old Fashioned here
Recipe for the Mai Tai is here
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.