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Spirit of Wales Distillery wins two silver medals for their Welsh rums from The Spirit Business, 2022 The Rum & Cachaça Masters, to find excellence within the category. The Welsh distillery who has a shop on the Welsh markeplace www.madeincymru.com walked away with a silver medal for their newly launched luscious Steeltown White Welsh Rum and a second silver medal for their Dragon’s Breath Welsh Spiced Rum, adding to their array of global awards.
In February 2022, The Spirits Business hosted The Rum & Cachaça
Masters’ competition in search of the finest rum and cachaça brands on the world stage. The panel comprises leading spirits specialists from around the globe who judged the entries through a blind tasting. Their goal is to discover the Rum and Cachaça Masters of 2022 and recognise excellence in the category, with silver, gold, and experts awarded in each category.
The Spirits Business, The Rum & Cachaça Masters received a record-breaking 220 entries, showing that the volume of rum producers moving to create balanced and flavourful rums. Consumer demand driven by a change in the perception of rum served with a sweet mixer, but a sipping drink or the perfect spirit for a cocktail.
The IWSR Drinks Market Analysis shows that rum has reinvented itself as the new drink in consumers’ hands. Furthermore, with a diverse range of rum styles
available, there is wide category growth creating demand for flavoured and spiced rums appealing to millennial drinkers.
Daniel Dyer, the founder of the Newport distillery, explained, “In January, we
utilised our downtime for our new production, changing some of our methods
and processes and integrating a streamlined continuous fermentation to the
distillation process. As a result, our rums have improved, and the taste and
flavour combinations are remarkable.”
You can buy one of their award winning rums here.