The “Cubaney Centenario” was selected by the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) of Chicago as the best rum produced in the Dominican Republic, and one of the top 10 in the world. The rum received a score of 94 points on a scale of 100. The rum, described as an exceptional drink, received the Institute’s prestigious gold medal.
The “Cubaney Centenario” is produced by Oliver & Oliver, a company with facilities situated outside Santo Domingo, the country’s capital.
The BTI was founded in 1981 with the goal of providing fair and impartial tasting guidance to consumers regarding the quality of alcoholic beverages (www.tastings.com).
Other Dominican winners: the Opthimus XO (also produced by Oliver & Oliver), which came in second place; Matusalen 18, in a comfortable third place spot and Barceló Imperial rum, fourth place.