Meet the Distiller: Richard Seale of Foursquare and the Real McCoy Rum
Ticket Price: $55
Tuesday, Oct 30 6:00 PM

This class dives into the incredible world of Richard Seale, Master Distiller at Foursquare Distillery in Barbados and producer of The Real McCoy Rum. Richard will be interviewed by Bailey Pryor, a seven-time Emmy Award winning filmmaker and founder of The Real McCoy Rum. The duo will discuss Richard’s techniques and how he is raising the bar for rum production, creating some of the world’s most sought after spirits.

This event is 1.5 hours long, including a Q&A session with distiller Richard Seale and filmmaker Bailey Pryor.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cocktail
  • 5 Tasting pours of Real McCoy products
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese

What you will learn:

  • The story behind Real McCoy rums and their impact on the spirits industry
  • The legacy of rum-runner Bill McCoy and the “Prohibition Tradition”
  • How Seale and Pryor developed their classic style of Barbados rum
  • Rum production techniques and what it means to create a product without adding colors, flavors, or sugars

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Fun with Friends, Spirits Enthusiasts, Seasonal Drinking

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This was incredible! It was our first time at the Astor Center, I certainly hope it wouldn't be our last. The cheese in the bread basket was amazing!”