Rathlee Journal

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522488883358{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]THIS is what longer days and the coming of spring sounds like!  As winter starts to recede you can rely on us for both the rum and the soundtrack whenever you're getting together...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kew Gardens’ annual festival of orchids, which brings a riot of colour to the depths of the grey London winter every February and March, celebrates the colours and incredible plant life of Colombia this year,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the mercury drops and winter shows its teeth, we’re casting our memories back to the hot and sunny days at the height of summer – and this year’s fantastic Tropical Pressure Festival. Saturday night’s headline...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522488883358{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Fireside season, both outdoors and inside, is a time for warming drinks and a soundtrack to keep spirits high as the nights draw in.  Enter, our fireside playlist! Packed full of deep funk, Afrobeat,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s London Rum Week this week, which builds up to RumFest on the weekend of October 20th and 21st. But, why should London have the monopoly on rum fun? Cornwall has been well represented in...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]This summer we had the great pleasure of working with renowned Tiki mug artist Baï Tiki to create a limited edition mug designed exclusively for Rathlee Distilling. Some of these mugs were included in the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When tiki burst onto the American cultural landscape in the middle of the twentieth century, the drink that became most closely associated with it was rum, and heavily garnished rum cocktails drank out of elaborate...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On August 6th, Paola’s home city of Bogotá celebrated its 480th birthday. Not one to let a Monday get in the way of a good celebration we raised a glass to wish Colombia’s capital Feliz Cumpleaños...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522488883358{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] It’s festival season and we can’t wait for the Latin vibes to start at Tropical Pressure Festival right here in Cornwall on July 13-15. With Colombia’s Queen of Cumbia, Totó La Momposina, bringing her...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1522095412130{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]829 Naval Air Squadron was a submarine hunting squadron of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, flying Merlin Mk 2 helicopters from their base at RNAS Culdrose here in Cornwall. The squadron was decommissioned on...