Rum Champions: John Gulla

Rum Champions is all about sharing the stories of the folks who’re passionate about making, promoting and talking rum. An awesome resource that deals with those last two points is Rumcast, a podcast that’s hosted by John Gulla and Will Hoekenga. 

It was a pleasure to interview John about his journey into rum and what inspired him to set up the podcast. Read on to discover John’s thoughts on how rum compares to bourbon, the state of the rum industry in Miami and the famous historical characters he’d share a tot with. 

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Take A Trip Down Under With Australian Rum (Rumcast Review)

If you’re looking to learn more about rum, then an excellent resource to tap into is Rumcast. Hosted by Will Hoekenga and John Gulla, Rumcast features content about rum champions who’re producing the spirit all over the world.

On a recent episode, Rumcast explored the fascinating world of Australian rum with the production manager of Beenleigh Distillery, Steve Magarry. From discussing the Beenleigh Distillery product range to pulling back the curtain of Australia’s rum history, Steve provided some awesome insight.

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Rum Champions: Will Hoekenga

The rum industry is full of passionate people who’re dedicated to changing the perception of rum. And The Rum Ration is keen to share stories that capture the passion of what makes people from all walks of life fall in love with the spirit. Introducing Rum Champions, an interview series that puts the spotlight on the folks who’re making the rum community such a joy to be a part of.

The first guest is the co-host of Rumcast and founder of American Rum Report, Will Hoekenga. Will is doing some great work with promoting the emerging American rum category and spreading the gospel of rum all over the world with the podcast. Read on to discover what got him into rum, what types he’d recommend and his historical drinking partner of choice.

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