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Rum Bahamas Awards

To kick off the first ever Festival Rum Bahamas, event organizers put together a juried tasting competition with more than fifty of the world’s best rums. 10 judges from the Bahamas and the US evaluated these rums based on a variety of characteristics and chose the top three in each category. Here are the winners.

imageFlavored Rum:
Gold – Calico Jack Key Lime
Silver – Kingston Brand Coconut
Bronze – Bambarra Coconut

White Rum:
Gold – Plantation 3 Star
Silver – John Watling’s Pale Rum
Bronze – Naked Turtle White Rum

Agricole:
Gold – Rhum JM 2001
Silver – Clement VSOP
Bronze – Rhum JM VSOP

Gold / Dark Rum:
Gold – Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum
Silver – Bambarra Reserve
Bronze – Gosling’s Black Seal

Extra Aged:
Gold – El Dorado 12
Silver – Plantation 20th Anniversary Rum
Bronze – Kaniche XO