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Double gold for Cheltenham-based Neptune Rum

Multi-award-winning Neptune Rum has been awarded two gold medals in the prestigious Luxury Masters 2021 Awards in the super-premium and ultra-premium rum categories.

Neptune Rum Barbados Gold lived up to its name taking gold in the gold - super-premium class, while Neptune Rum Caribbean Spiced was awarded gold in the Spiced - ultra-premium category.

Judges praised Neptune Rum Barbados Gold's "caramel and gentle spice" aromas, adding that it delivered "good balance". While Neptune Rum Caribbean Spiced received a gold medal for its "gentle spice and good balance". 

Panellists also said both would be "great for mixing in cocktails".

The Luxury Masters Awards, chaired by The Spirits Business, sets the standard of excellence in luxury spirits allowing key brands from across the world to achieve recognition. All spirits classes are independently judged by leading spirits specialists through blind tasting.

Raymond Pugh, CEO of Neptune Rum, said: "We are thrilled to have picked up not one but two of the industry's most prestigious gold awards for our exceptional Barbados Gold and Caribbean Spiced Rums.

"We are especially proud of this recognition for Neptune Rum Caribbean Spiced which we have worked extremely hard on over the past year to refine and perfect."

Neptune Rum prides itself on being committed to protecting the world's oceans, with sales of every bottle generating vital funds for projects that help prevent and clean-up pollution and restore the Earth's oceans.

Both rums available through leading stockists including via Amazon, Laithwaites and Master of Malts - https://www.neptunerum.com/stockists/.

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