Carsten E. Vlierboom

Carsten is Managing Director of E&A Scheer BV in the Netherlands, a dedicated and specialist company blending bulk rum for a wide range of clients world wide. He is also non-executive director of The Main Rum Company in Liverpool, a company specialised in selling casks of rare and old rums.

Carsten has been working within the drinks industry for over 21 years and is an experienced master rum blender, blending Rums for many successful Rum brands and various other applications.

He has many years of experience as a Rum Judge and chairman of the Rum panel at ISC. Besides his Rum work he holds the position of Honorary Consul for Jamaica in the Netherlands and he enjoys working with Jamaica, other Caribbean Islands and Rum producing countries all over the world.


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Jo Killoughery, JoBlogsRum

Georgi Radev, Laki Kane

Keegan Menezes, Freelance Rum Consultant

Roger Barnes, Spirits Elite

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Steven Magarry, Sydney Rum Distillery