Rum and Revolution Tour with Rum Tasting

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From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community. Tour will end at Diego’s on Bowen’s Wharf for a rum tasting* including Newport’s own Thomas Tew rum and more (*participants must be 21 or older.)  Finish the tasting with a choice of rum cocktails, chips and salsa. Tour begins at the Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. $25 per person / $24 w/Newport Winter Festival button. Reservations required, (401) 841-8770. Weather permitting; space is limited. Presented by Newport History Tours.