Thursday February 20, 2020

Yo-ho-ho! Get ready for a rum revolution

Pirate’s favourite set to be next trendy tipple

16th July, 2017
Andy O’Hara, chief executive, Edward Dillon Picture: Bryan Meade

Move over gin - Ireland is set to experience a rum revolution, according to the chief executive of one of the country’s largest premium spirit, wine and champagne distributors.

Edward Dillon, the drinks importer owned by Moët Hennessy, Bacardi-Martini and Brown-Forman, expects demand for rum to get a boost over the coming years as it is emerging as a drink of choice in the US and Britain.

Tequila is also becoming...

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