This site uses cookies to provide you with more responsive and personalized services and to collect certain information about your use of the site. You can change your cookie settings through your browser. If you continue without changing your settings, you agree to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy for more information.

Rum 101

  • Class Type: Cooking and Entertaining
  • Location: Hastings
  • Start Date: April 25, 2023
  • Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

The history of liquor and cocktails is tied to rum. Used throughout the centuries by scoundrels, pirates, sailors and diplomats, this alcohol has literally changed the course of world affairs. In this class, John Silvester and John Hamelink of Paul’s Cigar Lounge will chart a course through the Barbados’ waters. We will explore the history of rum, learn about the different varieties, and taste some of the most iconic spirits of all time. We will also examine the cultural and historical impact of a drink so beloved by the world.

The class is limited to 10 students. Participants must be 21 or older. Cigar smoking will be limited during the class.


Class Details

  • Instructor: John Silvester and Paul Hamelink
  • Cost: $29
  • Address:
    201 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • Location: Paul's Cigar Lounge


For more information or to register, contact Lorna Pritchard at 402-461-2431; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 2431; or

Visit CCC Request Info Apply Now