West Indies Rum Distillery (WIRD) was founded on Brighton Beach in 1893. The distillery produces Stade’s Rum and Plantation Rum, voted the #1 rum brand by the world’s 100 best bars in 2022. Its mission hasn’t changed in almost 130 years: to create the best Barbadian rum, using the best possible methods, always highlighting the heritage of Barbados – the island where rum was born.
The distillery is known for producing one of the world’s top premium rum brands: Plantation Rum, recently named Top Rum Brand by the world’s 100 best bars. This honour adds to the brand’s collection of over 300 medals from the most prestigious international competitions. Stade’s Rum has also won great awards with Stade’s Bond N°8 dark rum, scored an extraordinary 95 points at the 2021 Ultimate Spirits Competition, a prestigious competition in the United States.
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