Rude Bwoy Spirits Wins Two Awards at 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards

West Palm Beach, Florida – September 14, 2020

We are proud to announce at the 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards, the second edition which took place in San Francisco this August, Rude Bwoy Spirits has won two awards. Rude Bwoy Coconut Rum took its second award for the year, while the ever famous Rude Bwoy Ultra Premium Vodka was also awarded. Winning a medal, at this prestigious event is the ultimate seal of approval in the global spirits on-premise industry. Rude Bwoy Coconut Rum and Vodka needed to score highly in all aspects of judging: Mixability, Balance and Versatility, Taste, Mouthfeel and Finish, Package & Price.

This competition recognizes that bartenders are the one of the major influencers – their passions and tastes provide direction for the consumer, especially via their guidance with wine, beer or spirit recommendations. The creation of new drinks is often driven by bartender tastes and perceptions of current trends.

According to CEO Sid Patel of event organizer Beverage Trade Network, “The idea of Bartender Spirits Awards is to put the best judges forward to evaluate the best on-premise spirits for the consumers.”

Spirits were judged on the basis of: Mixability, Balance and Versatility, Taste, Mouthfeel and Finish, Package & Price.

“We are extremely pleased that our spirits performed so highly at the recent Bartenders Spirits Awards,” said Patrick Mitchell of Rude Bwoy Spirits. “Winning an award is particularly important to us because it shows that we are making the types of spirits that spirits drinkers actually want to buy and enjoy. These awards show us that the experts who make drinks for customers every day, have chosen our rum and vodka as what they want for their customers. Remember, bartenders only get tips for good service, thus they want the best drinks to go out! Winning these awards also shows that the team, my family and founders – Leo and Dawn Gonslalves, as well as extended family and team of James Larson, and Amanda Foster at Rude Bwoy Spirits should be proud!”


About the Bartender Spirits Awards

The Bartender Spirits Awards looks to looks to identify spirits that should become additions to bar inventories. The aim of the spirits competition is to provide independent and honest reviews for brands looking to enter the U.S. on-premise industry.

The organizers of the event are Beverage Trade Network, a leading online platform dedicated to connecting the global beverage industry. The BTN platform helps the beverage professionals connect with peers and understand the global business landscape, leading to the overall growth of the beverage industry. Beverage Trade Network also hosts other events such as, IBWSS shows (London, Shanghai, and San Francisco), along with other events including USA Trade Tastings, London Competitions (Wine, Beer & Spirits), USA ratings (Beer & Spirits), and 14 other events around the world.

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A blend of Jamaica, Cuba and Florida – Rude Bwoy Spirits brings the Spirit of the Caribbean. Old family recipes dug up and resurrected by crossing their Jamaican heritage for rum making with rum making practices from Cuba, and eventually brought to fruition generations later in Florida under the name Rude Bwoy Spirits.

Rude Bwoy Spirits now consists of three ultra premium rums, an ultra premium vodka, and a growing apparel line to support it.

The Rude Bwoy team is working hard and fast to take this brand nationally in 2020 and at the current momentum, the brand is well positioned to be a household name in the near future. Rude Bwoy Spirits is managed by Island in a Bottle, LLC – Instagram @islandinabottle


Visit: Http:// to learn more about the brand. The website offers online ordering direct to your door for those of legal age in 32 states, a merchandise store where you can pick up gear to help you look Rude and fresh, and great information about our brand and spirits.

Rude Bwoy is also on Facebook and Instagram @rudebwoyspirits and we encourage all to follow on social platforms.


Media Contact:

Patrick Mitchell


Instagram: @islandinabottle


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