World award winning rum is the star attraction at Brisbane’s Fun Rum Festival

Craft beer will take a backseat when the iconic Normanby Hotel honours Bundaberg's world award winning achievement at the Fun Rum Festival on April 24.

Bundaberg's Blender Edition was named Best Dark Rum before then being crowned the World's Best at the World Drinks Award in London in March.

It will be just one of a special range of rums available at the Caribbean-styled Festival which also features live music, Caribbean dancers and an array of fine foods.

The venue features a large selection of themed areas and brand specific bars including Bundaberg Black Barrel & Blenders Editions, Mount Gay, Captain Morgan, Sailor Jerry, Cargo Cult plus many more.

There's also a special one-off performance by edgy band Rastafarian Stage Divers who were immensely popular on the Brisbane pub scene in the nineties and 2000.

The band just reeks fun.

They had a massive following in their day, even holding an unprecedented 10 year residency at a CBD hotel, and they reunite for the first time in 12 years.

The Rastafarian Stage Divers will be an eye and ear opening experience for the young generation who weren't, and in many respects still aren't, fortunate enough to see great pub rock bands in full flight.

Built in 1890, the historic Normanby Hotel has an established reputation as being a quality entertainment venue which provides out-of-the-box entertainment.

What: Fun Rum Festival When: Sunday 24 April, 2016

Where: Normanby Hotel Time: Gates open from 12pm

Price: FREE!

More info: http://thenormanby.com.au/the-brisbane-fun-rum-festival-2016/


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