From among thousands of spirits across the globe, Tanduay Double Rum was adjudged as one of the best by the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America and the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC).
Tanduay Double Rum received the gold medal from the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America and the silver medal in the SFWSC. Almost 3,000 spirits joined the latter’s competition this year, the largest in its 19-year history.
“We are honored to receive these awards. They are testaments to our commitment to making world-class products and highlighting the craftsmanship of the Filipino,” said Lucio “Bong” Tan, president and chief operating officer of Tanduay Distillers, Inc.
Filipino Rum at Its Finest
Tanduay has a full range of rums that are categorized according to their type (dark, gold, white), proof (alcohol strength), age, and character.
Tanduay Double Rum is a blend of 2 aged reserves—16-year-old rum and 5-year-old rum that are aged in the barrel for another 2 years. It is produced in small batches with a minimum run of only 5,000 bottles per production. It is a “sipping rum” that belongs to the cognac level of spirits.
“Tanduay Double Rum embodies the value of paying tribute to all the men and women behind Tanduay’s success—one that is distinctly Filipino. It is Filipino rum at its finest, one that is meticulously crafted and will surely satisfy the discerning taste of rum connoisseurs around the world,” Tan said.
Other Major Awards
Tanduay has likewise received top honors for its other spirits. Tanduay White Rum and Tanduay Dark Rhum also received the gold medal from the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America.
Tanduay Asian Rum Gold and Tanduay Boracay Cappuccino Flavored Rum, meanwhile, were awarded silver medals.
The SFWSC likewise honored Tanduay Asian Rum Gold, Tanduay Asian Rum Silver, Tanduay Boracay Cappuccino Flavored Rum, and Tanduay White Rum with silver medals. Both Tanduay Dark Rhum and Tanduay Boracay Coconut Flavored Rum received bronze medals.
Tanduay has a rich tradition of rum-making. As it marks its 165th year in the Philippines, it celebrates its tradition of quality and likewise works towards environmental sustainability to continue making products that Filipinos can be truly proud of.