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Distillnation have announced the arrival of family-run Ron Botran onto the UK market. The Guatemalan rum will be launching at Hakkasan in London's Mayfair next week, with the assistance of Mario Navarro of Ron de Guatemala. There will also be a series of tastings around the capital introducing Ron Botran to the trade, and the brand will also be making an appearance at Rumfest from 14th-16th October.

There are two styles of Ron Botran which will be launching: Botran Reserva, a blend of 5-14 year old rums with an RRP of £35; and Botran Solera 1893, a sophisticated blend of rums aged 5-18 years which will retail at £45.

Explaining the decision to add Ron Botran to his portfolio, Distillnation's Francis Weier said, 'What sets Ron Botran apart is that it is a rum that is nutured not just aged, there is a strong element of heritage and familiy intertwined with an unsurpassed quality in both the production techniques and the taste. Distillnation is delighted to be able to share these great rums with the UK and to have the opportunity to share the Botran family passion for their rum with both the trade and consumer customer.'

Distillnation, 020 7129 8108

News item from Imbibe.com, 19-08-2011

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