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Florida craft distiller releases coconut rum

Florida craft rum producer Cape Spirits has released Wicked Dolphin Coconut Rum, which  is now available through the Republic National Distributing Company and at the Wicked Dolphin Distillery in Cape Coral.

The rum is described by JoAnn Elardo, founder of WD, as an American authentic coconut rum with real coconut ingredients and a great tropical taste, say says: “We have worked on our Wicked Dolphin Coconut Rum for over two years getting the taste just right. I started by using natural ingredients from Florida and the coconuts in my backyard and came up with great tasting Rum!

“We were looking to get rid of that suntan lotion taste and smell that you are getting with larger brands that mass produce. We  first introduced our coconut rum at the distillery and sold out within the first few days.  Selling out over 260 cases within the first week and a half at the distillery told us we were on to something. We are now working with a lot of restaurants and bars in Florida coming up with some interesting and new cocktails that they are adding to their drink Wicked Dolphin Coconut Rum is a available in 750ml bottles at 30%abv/60 Proof. RRP US$22.99 Cases packed six bottles per case.

Wicked Dolphin Distillery uses Florida Sugarcane. The Wicked Dolphin Rums include: Silver, Spiced, Coconut, Crystal and soon to be out Amber.  Wicked Dolphin is also the producer of RumShine. 

18 November 2014 - Felicity Murray The Drinks Report, editor