Experiences– JimmyRum
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Interested in learning more about rum and craft distilling or simply want a special gift to someone that loves and wants to increase their knowledge of spirits.

Tasting Bench and Rum Experience

Want to broaden your knowledge of rum? Book in for a Tasting Bench Experience, available on the hour every day. You’ll be seated in front of our gorgeous 1,500L copper still, Matilda, and guided through our core spirits range, plus a few never-to-be-released rums.Learn about the history of rum, and how JimmyRum became Victoria’s first dedicated craft rum distillery. Bookings are encouraged.

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Distilling Experience

JimmyRum is the first craft rum distillery in Victoria and we are passionate about sharing our knowledge of rum. That’s why we have created unique events and experiences like this one.

We want you to get excited and enjoy the delicious flavors rum has to offer. Our distilling experience gives you the opportunity to get up close to where the rum magic all happens with our head distiller & founder of JimmyRum, James McPherson.

Best of all you can take home your very own blend made on the day while learning everything there is to know about the rum-making process.

What’s Involved:

  • A 3 hour interactive Rum experience showcasing behind the scenes of our distillery
  • Start the morning off strong with a double espresso, tea or coffee
  • A detailed history of rum from the rum loving expert himself
  • Learn all about the JimmyRum journey as James shares his experience of setting up & opening the very first rum distillery in Victoria
  • Enjoy a rum tasting experience across our 4 x JimmyRum products as we talk you through our distinctive JimmyRum flavours
  • Taste the diversity of rum through additional rum tastings from around the world
  • A guided tour of our working distillery while discussing the distilling process of other craft spirits.
  • Blend your very own own 50ml bottle & take it home. Group experiences have the opportunity to combine your blend with your mates to make it into a bigger bottle, so you can enjoy together after all sharing is caring!
  • We will have our cheese & meat platters available to enjoy throughout the morning experience.
  • Receive 10% discount on the day at our cellar door across our JimmyRum classic range to take home. This is perfect experience to gift or to celebrate a unique milestone, whatever it may be it will be a truly unforgettable one! Limited spots available.


Please note: for individual groups of 8 or more we can also arrange for this experience to take place on alternative dates. Please contact the distillery to discuss your requirements.

Distilling Experience
Distilling Experience
Spice it Your Way - Masterclass
Spice it Your Way - Masterclass

Spice it Your Way - Masterclass

Join us for a ‘ Spice it your way’ two hour experience with our passionate distilling team. We will share our crafty skills in the making of JimmyRum Spiced and help you get hands on to make your own. Let us take you on a journey of flavours and expressions. From the dry to smooth, the sweet, the spicey, and the bittey.

Best of all! We will make up and send you a 50ml bottle of your favourite blend for you to share with your friends and family. 

What’s involved: 

  • A tasting of JimmyRum's range of cane spirits and rum the way it’s meant to be enjoyed - neat! 
  • We deep-dive into the huge variety of flavours and share our insights of which spices go together and which don’t 
  • Learns about top, middle and base notes and how to blend them to create a balanced mix 
  • Then it's time to get hands on, choose your spices from a range of 20+ selection and start mixing your own 
  • You get three goes to create your own unique version with the guidance of our passionate distilling team 

And that’s not all! Love your creation, order a 500ml or 700ml bottle. We will even keep your recipe so you can reorder whenever you are out!


Experience - Cocktail Workshop


Interested in learning more about rum and Cocktail making and shaking? 

We run cocktail making classes for your next hens or birthday. Groups of 6-12 people only.

For more details, or to book this experience, please call 5987 3338 or email bookings@jimmyrum.com.au
Experience - Cocktail Workshop
Experience - Cocktail Workshop
A Day With The Distiller
A Day With The Distiller

A Day With The Distiller


Interested in learning more about rum and craft distilling or simply want a special gift to someone that loves and wants to increase their knowledge of spirits.

As a JimmyRum Adventurer your package includes:

For $750 per person/day, Course includes:

  • 6-8hr (7am start) session at our Dromana distillery with a maximum of 5 other participants
  • Topics customized to what you are planning to produce or what your interests are. (Incl but not limited to):
    • Fermentation, how temperature, sugar content and time effects your flavor profile
    • Distilling, the different methods and the possibilities
    • Barrel aging, the interaction of these living breathing barrels can have on your produced spirit
    • Bottling and further production insights
    • Record keeping, Meeting ATO requirements etc
    • Safety…yes you are playing with an ethanol plant…there will be a hazardous environment discussion
    • Business modelling, we are happy to chat about how we got where we are and give advice on what might suit you
    • Sales and marketing…We all love to make it, but in the end you still have to sell it. We’ll run you through what we and JimmyRum have learnt and see how we can apply it to help you
    • Where possible, good banter is thrown in for free
  • Our distiller on site will show you the ropes of making rum and the process that goes into it; you can be as hands on or off as you like
  • A behind the scenes walk through and explanation of the distillery, experiencing Matilda, our copper pot still doing her thing, making delicious rum!
  • Our product and other Tastings, lunch & rum based cocktail to finish.
  • You’ll walk away with a 700ml bottle of the spirit (i.e. Silver) produced on the day, a bit of knowledge about rum and its history and we may even throw Jimmy himself in, you can take him off our hands, Free of charge and a great rum drinking mate!

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