For six months, Happy Raptor Distilling has been planning, plotting, reworking, pivoting, and covid-ing - and we're finally here. Our 504Bananas Foster rum is going on the market for the first time ever, and we're starting with a pre-sale weekend extravaganza. 504BANANAS FOSTER RUM TASTING EVENT DIAMONDS DIRECT NEW ORLEANS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH 3230 SEVERN AVENUE -- METAIRIE 11AM - 6PM We're partnering with #DiamondsDirectNOLA for a premiere tasting of #504BananasFoster and launching the official bottle pre-sale at an in-person tasting event in their beautiful, diamond-studded showroom. Our co-founders Meagen and Mark be there with TWO specialty #504Rum cocktails to sample, premiere tastings of the latest and greatest batch of 504Bananas Foster, not to mention the opportunity to be the VERY FIRST to guarantee your bottles through the pre-sale. How many Christmas presents do you need this year...? Just in time for the holidays, #DiamondsDirect will be hosting a designer showcase featuring world-renowned designer A. Jaffe. During this weekend only, customers can shop exclusive pieces from #AJaffe's amazing line and see the beautiful product from their extended collections. Throughout this event, Diamonds Direct will feature a variety of local wedding vendors and partners, plus a few extra special #BananasFoster themed surprises, so make sure to stop in to shop, sample, and enjoy! Diamonds Direct will also have their annual September Financing event that offers 0% APR financing for 60 months! (Subject to credit approval. Cannot be combined with other offers.) 504BANANAS FOSTER DIGITAL LAUNCH SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH ONLINE NOON CST HAPPYRAPTOR.COM HAPPY RAPTOR TASTING ROOM NOON - 7PM 1512 CARONDELET STREET On Saturday, folks who can't make it to Diamonds Direct can join the pre-sale online for the very first time. We'll also be in the Happy Raptor tasting room with a specialty 32oz. 504Bananas Foster cocktail for pick-up, tastings of the newest batch, and BANANAS FOSTER FLAVORED MACARONS (plus a whole variety of deliciousness) from local fancy cookie maven #VioletSprinkles to glam up your weekend pick up order.