Thursday, December 22, 2011

Angostura: 2011 Rum Grand Master

      Angostura Distilleries has been awarded the 2011 Rum Grand Master in the London award ceremony.      The Spirit Master Series is one of the most respected  blind tasting competition in the world of rum.     The panel is a group of industry experts and trade professionals lead by Dominic Roskrow, editor of The Spirit Business, that are tasked with the job of individually tasting and scoring each entry on their merits.   The collation of the blind tasting scores combined with customer feed back are the determining factors in this competition. of the competition.

Angostura in addition to the Grand Master status for the brand, individual awards for their rums in the three categories was impressive.

White Rum
  • Angostura Caribbean Reserva - Gold
Gold Rum up to 7 Years Old
  • Angostura Caribbean Rum 7 Year - Mater
  • Angostura Caribbean Rum 5 Year - Gold
Premium Rum
  • Angostura 1824 - Master
  • Angostura 1919 - Gold

This is big for the Trinidad and Tabago distillery and the growth in the fast expanding world market of rum.     The House of Angostura has been granted "Royal Warrants of Appointment to the royal households of Great Britain, Prussia, Spain and Sweden as suppliers of Angostura Aromatic Bitters in the past, and seems to be following in this great tradition with it rums.     These are much sought after rums that go back to the days of World War I when the Angostura 1919 was shared by the Trinidad troops with their allies in the trenches of France.

     Take some time to enjoy one of these super premium rums made by the 2011 Grand Master, Angostura Trinidad & Tobago Caribbean Rum.     ;o)