Chair of Judges Peter Holland of The Floating Rum Shack and competition organiser David T Smith discuss (and taste through) the results of the 2020 Rum of the Year and discuss their thoughts about the current state of the UK rum scene as well as what 2021 holds.

0:00 Start
3:00 Why Rum of the Year? The Categories
11:50 – Unaged Rum of the Year – Unconventional Distillery – Opus
20:30 – Aged Rum of the Year – Cotswolds
28:05 – Blended Rum of the Year – Isle of Wight Distillery – HMS Victory Rum
34:35 – Botanical Rum of the Year – English Spirit Distillery – Sir Ranulph Fiennes Great British Rum
46:00 – Spiced Rum of the Year – Portsmouth Distillery – Cinnabar
50:03 – Flavoured Rum of the Year – Loaded Spirits – Greedy Fox (Honeycomb and Caramel)
55:00 – Concluding Remarks (and a dreadful cracker joke)

Author: Bernadette