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Cape Coral distillery tops national list for 3rd time

Posted at 10:22 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 10:22:28-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Southwest Florida rum producer has a new trophy for their collection.

USA Today has named Wicked Dolphin as the top craft rum distillery in the entire country as part of its 10 Best Reader's Choice 2018 series.  It's the third straight year the distillery has won the award.

The liquor producer is based out of Cape Coral, and has been in business since 2012, and creates small-batch rums in a traditional copper pot still.

“It’s a great privilege for us to have been nominated and a great honor to win this title.” said, JoAnn Elardo President of Wicked Dolphin Distillery.

They currently sell 6 different types of rum, and offer free tours and tastings at their distillery.