Over the weekend of July 4-7, the West Indies island of Martinique hosted the first Martinique Rhum Awards festival to celebrate the islands greatest export.
The festival, created by bar proprietor Guy Ferdinand and the Rum Embassy, consisted of a number of rum-related events including a bartending head-to-head competition. For the Rhum Awards, a panel of rhum experts was assembled to judge 100+ rums from Martinique, the neighboring island of Guadeloupe and other global producers.
Here is the full list of Award winning Rhums:
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