St. Augustine Distillery Unveils Rum Discovery Series
ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. (August 3, 2015) – St. Augustine Distillery is proud to announce that its first rum series will be available to the public on Thursday, September 3 in the Distillery’s gift shop, located on Riberia Street in downtown St. Augustine.
The Discovery Series is a group of limited release expressions, created during the development of the Distillery’s flagship rum. Each one has been fermented and distilled on-site from select regional sugarcane syrups and molasses in copper pot stills and then barrel-aged for a distinct flavor profile.
“Our Director of Production, Brendan Wheatley, asked if, in order to make the best possible rum, we would allow him to create a series of 500 case allotments over the course of four months,” explained Philip McDaniel, co-founder and CEO of St. Augustine Distillery in St. Augustine, Fla. “This will help him dial in the best combination of sugar sources and distillation techniques for a first-rate final rum recipe.”
The first release in the rum program, entitled Discovery Series, will be available on September 3 at the Distillery’s gift shop with Series 2 following in October, Series 3 in November and Series 4 in December. The Distillery’s flagship rum (or final recipe) is slated for a January 2016 release.
The St. Augustine Distillery is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free, guided tours and tastings every half hour. For more information, call 904-825-4962 or visit staugustinedistillery.com.
Photo Caption: St. Augustine Distillery unveils rum program with its Discovery Series. The first series will be available to the public Thursday, September 3 at the Distillery’s gift shop.
St. Augustine Distillery
112 Riberia Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084