Topper’s Rhum Distillery wins ‘USA Today’ Award

PHILIPSBURG–Topper’s Rhum Distillery has won USA Today’s 10Best Caribbean Rhum Distillery Award. The competition is amongst top rhum brands such as Bacardi, Angostura, Brugal, Cruzan, Mount Gay, Appleton Estate and Barbancourt.

Topper’s Rhum is a local product handmade, bottled and packaged in Cole Bay, St. Maarten, using natural ingredients and no preservatives. “They are committed to producing the world’s best tasting rhum and flavoured rhum spirits using the highest standards of quality,” it was stated in a press release on Sunday. “They are re-inventing rhum by continually innovating and delivering unique products to their customers worldwide. The company is very environmentally conscientious and well known for their signature reusable swing-top bottles.”

It is currently exported to six countries and more than 21 states in the USA and is the official rhum of the Dutch Army. “By constantly expanding overseas, they are also notably promoting St. Maarten internationally. In addition, the products are sold online to almost anywhere in the world.”

Topper’s Rhum has been awarded 24 medals given by the most prominent rhum tasting contests in the world. Topper’s Rhum Distillery is one of the top unique places to visit on St. Maarten, according to the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau. They are open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday and from 9:00am to 12:00pm on Saturdays for free rhum tasting and shopping.

USA Today’s provides travellers with original, unbiased and experiential travel content around the world. At its core is the team of well-travelled and well-educated travel experts who are not only experts in their fields, but also discriminating in their tastes. They selected the top 20 best rhum distillery nominees and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Source: The Daily Herald