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Port of Spain, Trinidad. March 2017: The House of Angostura is proud to announce its’ success at one of the most respected and high-profile trade competitions in the industry, The Spirits Business – Rum Masters Competition 2017.
Its’ newest addition to the family of premium rums Angostura® 1787, was awarded a Gold medal in the Dark Rum- Ultra Premium category. Angostura’s twelve year-old rum (Angostura 1824®) and its Angostura 1919®, both earned Gold medals in the Dark Rum- Aged 7-12 year and Gold rum- Super Premium categories respectively. Angostura® 7 year-old premium rum and its 3 year old white rum, Reserva won silver medals.
In February 2017, the Spirits Business – Rum Masters competition brought together, leading and independent rum experts, who gathered at Rum and Sugar in London’s West India Quay, to recognize and honour the world’s finest brands, by engaging in a blind tasting competition. This year, the competition was judged by a panel chaired by Kristiane Sherry and joined by Timothy Falzon, head bartender at Mahiki; Chris Mathurin, co-founder of rum blog Rumming.co.uk; and Keegan Menezesm Drinkapparition blogger.