CATEGORIES

The Event Organiser will be recognising Winners and presenting Awards in the Categories outlined below. It is the responsibility of each Company to indicate the correct Category for each Entry. The Category indicated in the on-line process needs to be consistent with the information contained on the labels and/or promotional information for each Rum. The basic Categories for the Competition are as follows:

 

PURE SINGLE RUM – Molasses + 100% Batch (POT) Still Distillation

This is a Molasses-based Rum from a Single Distillery/Estate, and distilled only from a Pot Still. (“batch” distillation)
Aged < 3 Years Aged  3 – 6 Years Aged > 6 Years

 

PURE SINGLE SUGARCANE RUM – Sugarcane Juice + 100% Batch (POT) Still Distillation

This is a Sugarcane Juice Rum from a Single Distillery/Estate using their own Sugarcane, and distilled only from a Pot Still. (“batch” distillation)

Aged < 3 Years Aged  3 – 6 Years Aged > 6 Years

SINGLE BLENDED – Blend of Traditional Column and Pot Still

Aged < 3 Years Aged  3 – 6 Years Aged > 6 Years


TRADITIONAL RUM – Traditional Column Still Distillation

Aged < 3 Years Aged  3 – 6 Years Aged > 6 Years

MODERN RUM – Modern / Industrial Multi-Column Distillation

Aged < 3 Years Aged  3 – 6 Years Aged > 6 Years

A.O.C. MARTINIQUE RHUM AGRICOLE – Martinique Rum has its own classification.

Legend
Pure = 100% Pot Still Rum   Single = Single Distillery   A.O.C. = Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée

 

Cachaca

              Cachaca Un-aged

               Cachaca Aged 

 

Spiced Rum Spirit Aperitif with variants based on Alcohol strength

Fruit Flavored Rum Spirit Aperitif with variants based on Alcohol strength

 

Overproof Rum (Alcohol Strength >= 65% ABV or 130 Proof)

 

RTD ((Ready To Drink)


Rum Cream (Lactose base)