World’s Best Tasting Rhum Handmade in St. Maarten
PHILIPSBURG:--- Topper's Rhum Distillery has been nominated for Best Caribbean Rum Distillery in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. It is a great honor to be a contender in this prestigious competition amongst some of the most famous rum brands in the world such as Bacardi, Angostura, Brugal, Cruzan, Mount Gay, Appleton Estate and Barbancourt.
USA TODAY’s www.10Best.com, provides travelers with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. No business pays to be listed. At its core is the team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields, but also discriminating in their tastes.
Topper’s Rhum, a truly locally made product, is a world-class premium rhum that is handmade, bottled, and packaged with precision right here in Cole Bay, St. Maarten. Topper’s Rhum uses only all-natural premium ingredients and no preservatives. The company is very environmentally conscientious and well known for their signature reusable swing-top bottles. This official St. Maarten rhum is the only spirit distilled and exported from St. Maarten. They currently export to 6 countries and over 21 states in the USA and are 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 prestigious rum 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 – 4:00pm Monday – Friday and 9:00am – 12:00pm on Saturdays for rhum tasting and shopping. Tours are available at 10:00am and 4:00pm Monday – Saturday by calling 721-520-0008 or booking online at www.toppersrhumtours.com and Sundays are available by appointment only. They also give regular tours to cruise ship passengers. The hands-on tour is 90 minutes. A guide will walk you through the 6,000 sq. ft. distillery where you will learn a little history of rum making and a behind the scenes look at how they ferment, distill, blend and bottle. At the tasting bar you can try some of their 50 unique flavors that are in development and enjoy unlimited samples of all of their artisanal products as well as their famous rhum cake. Visit their boutique where you can purchase unique St. Maarten gifts and of course, rhum including limited edition flavors that are only available at the distillery.
The 10Best contest, which is being promoted by USA TODAY, gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice. A person can vote once a day for the run of the contest. Voting ends Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 11:59am EST and the winners will be announced on 10Best on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 12:00pm EST, then later on USA TODAY.
Please support Topper’s Rhum Distillery and our island by voting at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-caribbean-rum-distillery/.
Topper's Rhum Press Release