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The Week in Rum

Love for Siesta Key Rum, results from the CAB Tasting Comp and five top Spiced rums in this week’s news.


imageResults from the 5th annual CAB Rum Tasting Competition have been released. Click here to see who took top honors in all six categories.

Congrats to our friend Troy Roberts and the team at Sarasota’s Drum Circle Distillery. Their award-winning Siesta Key Spiced Rum has just won the prestigious Caribbean Journal’s “Best Spiced Rum” Award for the fourth year in a row. Herald Tribune has all the details.

New York-based Stoli Group USA, LLC and Louisiana Spirits, LLC announced the start of a long-term partnership for promotion and distribution of the well-known Bayou line of premium rums. Here’s the scoop.

Spiced Rums That Aren’t Gross. Five new bottles take the stigma out of the spirit—and will have you making the ultimate, easy hot toddy this fall. Check Bloomberg News for more.

From The universal brand of Cuban rum, Havana Club, presented its new “Iconic Collection” at the 33rd International Fair of Havana. These four authentically Cuban rums have gained a wide following around the world.