Hemingway Rum Stroll

When: July 21, 2024 12:00 PM

Where: Hemingway Rum Company, Papa’s Pilar Distillery, 201 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040

The Hemingway Rum Stroll is a unique event that combines the spirit of Key West with the legacy of Ernest Hemingway, celebrated as part of the Hemingway Days Festival. Scheduled for Sunday, July 21, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, this engaging activity invites participants to embark on a flavorful journey across Key West, exploring Hemingway's storied past and the island's vibrant culture through its rum.

Event Highlights:

  • Rum Tastings: Participants will enjoy a Papa’s Pilar Rum drink at each of the 8 designated locations across Key West. These locations are carefully selected to offer a diverse taste of the island's best rum offerings, providing a rich experience that reflects both Hemingway's adventurous spirit and the local rum culture.
  • Custom Rum Stroll Race Shirt: Included in the entry fee of $49, participants will receive a custom Rum Stroll Race Shirt, making for a memorable keepsake that commemorates their participation in this unique event.
  • Flexible Route: The Rum Stroll is designed to offer flexibility, allowing participants to visit the 8 locations in any order they prefer. This self-guided tour aspect encourages explorers to take their time and immerse themselves in the rich history and flavors of Key West, much like Hemingway himself would have.
  • Age Requirement: As this event involves alcohol consumption, participants must be over 21 years of age to partake in the rum tastings.

The Essence of the Event:

The Hemingway Rum Stroll is not just about rum tasting; it's an experiential journey that ties the essence of Hemingway’s Key West to the flavors of the island. It’s a celebration of Hemingway’s love for adventure, storytelling, and, of course, his fondness for a good drink. Participants will not only savor exquisite rum but also connect with the locales that echo the author's legacy, making for a deeply cultural and historical exploration.

Ideal for:

  • Literature Enthusiasts: Fans of Hemingway's work will find the Rum Stroll an intriguing way to connect with the author’s life and inspirations.
  • Rum Aficionados: Those with an appreciation for fine spirits will enjoy the quality and variety of rum presented across the participating locations.
  • Culture and History Buffs: Individuals interested in the rich history and vibrant culture of Key West will find this event both enlightening and entertaining.