International Rum Fest


2009 4th Annual Rum Competition Results 

A total of 53 spirits, of which 51 are sugar-cane based,
were judged on March 27 at THE RITZ YBOR in Tampa FLORIDA.  

CATEGORIES WERE RANKED AS FOLLOWS…  

  • WHITE RUM
  • DARK RUM
  • GOLD RUM
  • RUM AGED UP TO 8 YEARS
  • RUM AGED 9-15 YEARS
  • RUM AGED +15 YEARS
  • OVERPROOF RUM
  • AGUARDIENTE
  • FLAVORED RUM
  • RUM LIQUEURS
  • SPICED RUMS
  • OTHER (PISCO/GRAPPA)

Best of Category was awarded but not for all categories

-WHITE RUM-

BEST OF CATEGORY
CARTA VIEJA EXTRA CLARO RUM

GOLD

Carta Vieja Extra Claro Rum/Panama

Central Industrial Chiricana, S.A.

New Grove Plantation Rum/Mauritius

Gray’s Inc. LTD

SILVER

Diplomatico White Rum/Venezuela

Blend Wine & Spirits

Sunset Light Rum (SLR)/ St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Calypso Imports

BRONZE

Bacardi Superior/Puerto Rico USA
Bacardi USA

Maui Platinum/Hawaii
Haleakala Distillers

Sergeant Classick Silver Rum/California USA
Essential Spirits Alambic Distillery

Tommy Bahama White Sand/Barbados
Sidney Frank Importers

-DARK RUM-

BEST OF CATEGORY
KHUKRI RUM

GOLD

Khukri Rum/Nepal
Liquid Treasure Imports

Maui Dark Rum/Hawaii USA
Haleakala Distillers

SILVER

One Barrel Rum/Belize
H.A.P. Imports

Tommy Bahama Golden Sun Rum/Barbados
Sidney Frank Importers

BRONZE

Rogue Dark Rum/Oregon USA
Rogue Spirits

-GOLD RUM-

BEST OF CATEGORY

SUNSET CAPTAIN BLIGH RUM

GOLD

Sunset Captain Bligh/St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Calypso Imports

SILVER

Bacardi Gold/Puerto Rico USA
Bacardi USA

Sergeant Classick Gold Rum/California USA
Essential Spirits

BRONZE

Carta Vieja Claro/ Panama
Central Industrial Chiricana, S.A.

The Old Mill Gold Rum/US Virgin Islands
The Old Mill Rum Company

-RUM AGED UP TO 8 YEARS-
BEST OF CATEGORY

RON PERUANO 8 YEAR OLD

GOLD

Bacardi 8/Puerto Rico USA
Bacardi USA

Diplomatico Reserva/Venezuela
Blend Wine & Spirits

Ron Barcelo Grand Anejo/Dominican Republic
Blend Wine & Spirits

Ron Peruano/Peru
Rossi & Rossi

SILVER

Bacardi Select/Puerto Rico USA
Bacardi USA

Carta Vieja Anejo/Panama
Central Industrial Chiricana, S.A.

Mt. Gay Eclipse/Barbados
Remy USA

Prichards Private Stock/Tennessee USA
Prichards Distillery

Ron Barcelo Imperial/Dominican Republic
Blend Wine & Spirits

Ron Botran 8 Year Old/ Guatemala
Dana Importers

Ron Medellín 3 Year Old/ Colombia
Marketing Global Brands Corp

Ron Viejo de Caldas 3 Year Old/Colombia
Shaw Ross International Importers

Ron Viejo de Caldas 8 Year Old/Colombia
Shaw-Ross International Importers

BRONZE  

Ron Barcelo Anejo/Dominican Republic
Blend Wine & Spirits

Ron Medellin 8 Year Old/ Colombia
Marketing Global Brands Corp

-RUM AGED 9-15 YEARS-

BEST OF CATEGORY
Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva/Venezuela

GOLD

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum
Blend Wine & Spirits

Mt. Gay Extra Old/Barbados
Remy USA

Ron Botran 12 Year Old/Guatemala
Dana Importers

SILVER

Ron Medellin 12 Year Old/ Colombia
Marketing Global Brands Corp

-RUM AGED +15 YEARS-

BEST OF SHOW
RON MILLONARIO SOLERA 15 RESERVA ESPECIAL

GOLD

Ron Millonario Solera 15 Reserva Especial
Rossi & Rossi

-OVERPROOF RUM-

GOLD

Braddah Kimo's Extreme 155 Rum/Hawaii USA
Haleakala Distillers

BRONZE  

Sunset Very Strong/St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Calypso Imports

-AGUARDIENTE-

GOLD

Antioqueno/Colombia
Marketing Global Brands Corp

SILVER

Cristal/Colombia
Shaw-Ross International Importers

-FLAVORED RUM-

GOLD

Prichard ’s Key Lime/Tennessee USA
Prichards Distillery

SILVER

New Grove Orange Bliss/Mauritius
Gray’s Inc. LTD 

BRONZE

New Grove Lilme/Mauritius
Gray’s Inc. LTD

-RUM LIQUEURS-

BEST OF CATEGORY

MAURICIA TAMARIND LIQUEUR

GOLD

Mauricia Tamarind Liqueur/Mauritius
Gray’s Inc. LTD

SILVER

Empire Limonela/Florida USA
Empire Winery & Distillery

BRONZE

Empire Lemonela/Florida USA
Empire Winery & Distillery

-SPICED RUM-

SILVER  

Kilo Kai Spiced Rum/Curacao Netherland Antilles
Apostrophe Brands

BRONZE

Horne Spiced Rum/US Virgin Islands
Round the Cape Imports

Rogue Hazelnut Spice Rum/Oregon USA
Rogue Spirits

-OTHER SPIRITS-

GOLD

Ocucaje Pisco/Peru
Dana Importers

T & W Grappa Di Muscatto/Florida USA
Empire Winery & Distillery

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