Harrrrr me hearties!! What do you get when you mix one of the world’s oldest rums and a bloody old ship on a Friday night? No, not the filming of the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie. You get a Rum Pop-Up Bar at Polly Woodside, that’s what! (and believe me I was looking for Johnny Depp all night just in case).
The gals and I ventured down to Polly Woodside, a ship built in 1885 in Belfast, which operated as a cargo vessel before being painstakingly restored and preserved in the 60s and is now docked and a fabulous feature in Melbourne’s South Wharf.
Everyone enjoyed the three yummy rum cocktails on offer; Dark N Stormy, Hot Lips and Yacht Club Punch, all made with Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum. Now I’m not usually a rum drinker, but these were delish. While sipping thirstily on our uber hipster-chic mason jars we were serenaded by a swinging jazz duo and got to explore the old ship and its museum.
The National Trust really put on a great night opening up Polly Woodside and adding a fun twist – a twist of lime that is! Get it? That’s a little cocktail humour there dollface!
More pop-up bars are on the horizon for 2015 at Polly Woodside and Old Melbourne Gaol. If you’re keen check out the National Trust Facebook page for more details.
Categories: People & Places
Great photos Rosie! Looks like fun! Hope you had a great day
Thanks Dee, it was a fun night 🙂 xo
Lovely Pictures …<3
Thanks so much xo
looks like you had lotsa fun!! Those mason jar drinks look lethal!
Haha they were pretty potent 🙂 xo
That looks like a lot of fun!!
It was so cool Kirsty, you should try and make it to one next year 🙂 xo
Oh i would love something like that over here!! Fun!!
You’ll need to make a trip to Melbourne next year Suzanne 😜😜
Not gonna lie, you could make a parrot werk.
Hahaha I’d like to try that! Thanks Allan 😍
Jazz club (nice)! This looked like so much fun dollface. Miss you guys xo
You would have LOVED it 🙂 Miss your face xo
Awww, there’s Tez! Looks like a fab event! Wish I was there with y’all!
You woulda made a pretty pirate 😉