Festival Rum Bahamas Rum Tasting Results

Festival Rum Bahamas took place over the weekend of February 27th-March 1st. In addition to a fun-filled weekend of food, music, and rum, the International Rum Council hosted an official rum tasting.

Judges, from the Bahamas and United States, appraised 50+ rums and selected the top three from each rum category. Here are the results.

Festival Rum Bahamas Rum Tasting Results

Company Product Medal

Flavored Rum:

Calico Jack Calico Jack Key Lime Gold
Prestige Wine & Spirits Group Kingston Brand Coconut Silver
Bambarra Bambarra Coconut Bronze


Héritiers Crassous de Médeuil Rhum JM 2001 Gold
Rhum Clément Clément VSOP Silver
Héritiers Crassous de Médeuil Rhum JM VSOP Bronze

White Rum:

Cognac Ferrand Plantation 3 Star Gold
John Watling Distillery John Watling’s Pale Rum Silver
Naked Rum Company Naked Turtle White Rum Bronze

Gold/Dark Rum:

Blackwell Rum Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum Gold
Bambarra Bambarra Reserve Silver
Gosling’s Export Gosling’s Black Seal Bronze

Extra Aged:

Demerara Distillers Limited El Dorado 12 Gold
Cognac Ferrand Plantation 20th Anniversary Silver
Cognac Ferrand Kaniche XO Bronze

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