Rum is really hot right now and Ron Diplomático rum is some of the best you can get. Tune in and get a primer on rum on a brand new episode of The Speakeasy, as Damon Boelte is joined by Manny Pena, brand rep for Ron Diplomático. Find out what goes into making great rum, how different distillation processes can drastically change the end product and why the potential for rum is still mostly untapped domestically. Whether you like Tiki drinks, daiquiris or just plain old rum n coke’s – tune in and learn something new about rum! This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures.



“Brown [liquor] is hot. Inexpensive products for the masses that are also premium are doing well right now.” [18:00]


“Imagine if you were in Louisiana in 1950 – as creative as you want to be (making drinks) you wouldn’t have access to so many great ingredients.” [21:00]


–Manny Pena on The Speakeasy