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Consumer Rum Jury Awards

The Results of the Rum Jury Blind Tasting Competition

Awards of The Consumer Rum Jury

Consumer Rum Jury awardsRum Jury Awards recognize the best products presented in the Consumer Rum Jury competition.

The Rum Jury is comprised of 20 well qualified rum enthusiast consumers, collectors and experienced rum travelers, offering the perspective of the active and engaged rum buyer in their evaluations. Jurors gather at the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival for blind tasting sessions under the supervision of the International Rum Expert Panel team. The juror’s scores are compiled, calculated and averaged by an experienced team of statisticians. The results are announced on stage at the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival.

2017 Rum Jury
Best In Class Awards

White
Rum Dzama Cuvee Blanche

Spiced & Flavored
Blue Chair Bay Coconut

Overproof
Plantation OFTD

Aged
Plantation Barbados 5 Years

2017 Rum Jury
Gold Awards

White
Diplomatico Planas
Plantation 3 Stars White

Spiced & Flavored
Brinley Gold Shipwreck Spiced
RumJava Signature

Overproof
Maggie’s Farm Queen’s Share
Florida Mermaid

Aged
Santa Teresa 1796 Solera
Diplomatico Mantuano

Rum Jury

Members of the Rum Jury are enthusiastic rum consumers who delight in the discovery of new rums, enjoy rum tasting events, love to travel to distilleries to increase their knowledge of rum production, and serve as judges in blind tasting competitions.

The annual Rum Jury Awards recognize outstanding achievement by rum producers and help track the evolving tastes, preferences and proclivities of American Rum consumers.