The Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival in Grenada held a blind tasting competition with some of the worlds best rums. The results for the 2013 Caribbean Alcohol Beverage (CAB) Rum Taste Contest are in. Did any of your favorite rums win?

Category: White Rum

GOLD – Westerhall 12 Degrees Rum (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada)
SILVER – Appleton White (Appleton Estate, Jamaica)
BRONZE – Clarke’s Court Superior White Rum (Grenada Distillers Ltd, Grenada)

Category: Overproof Rum

GOLD – Clarke’s Court Pure White Rum (Grenada Distillers Ltd, Grenada)
SILVER – Westerhall White Jack Rum (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada)
BRONZE – Westerhall Jack Iron (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada)

Category: Flavoured Rum

GOLD – Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum (Fishbowl Spirits, USA)
SILVER – Clarke’s Court Mojito Rum (Grenada Distillers Ltd, Grenada)
BRONZE – Siesta Key Spiced Rum (Drum Circle Distilling, USA)

Category: Rum Punch

GOLD – VSRP Rum Punch (Cutters, Barbados)
SILVER – XM Estate Royal Mango Rum Punch (Banks DIH Ltd, Guyana)
BRONZE – Angostura Rum Punch (Angostura Distillers, Trinidad & Tobago)

Category: Gold Rum

GOLD – 4th Umpire (Aone, Barbados)
SILVER – Westerhall Superb Light (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada)
BRONZE – Ron Abuelo Anejo (Varela Hermanos, Panama)

Category: Aged Rum (5 – 9 years)

GOLD – Westerhall Vintage Rum (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada)
SILVER – Borgoe 8 Year Old Rum (SAB, Suriname)
BRONZE – Captain Bligh XO (St Vincent Distillery, St Vincent)

Category: Aged Rum (10 – 14 years)

GOLD – XM Royal 10 Year Old Rum (Banks DIH Ltd, Guyana)
SILVER – XM Special 12 Year Old Rum (Banks DIH Ltd, Guyana)
BRONZE – Cockspur VSOR Rum (West Indies Rum Distillery, Barbados)

Category: Aged Rum (15 years and over)

GOLD – Borgoe 15 Year Old Rum (SAB, Suriname)
SILVER – XM Supreme 15 Year Old Rum (Banks DIH Ltd, Guyana)
BRONZE – Ron Matusalem 15 Solera Rum (Ron Matusalem, Dominican Republic)

Cheers!
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