Top UK packaging award for Copeland Reserve Rum

Copeland Distillery in Northern Ireland has won a major UK award for one of its most distinctive bottles in the annual UK Packaging Awards in London.

Based at Donaghadee in county Down, Copeland Distillery won the Label of the Year title in the prestigious annual awards for its Smugglers’ Reserve Rum products.

The awards celebrate and showcase innovation and outstanding quality in the UK packaging industry.

Copeland Smugglers’ Reserve rums feature an unusually colourful label design and is described as a blend of dark rum from Barbados and rum distilled in the small batch distillery in Donaghadee.

The Barbados rum has been aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels and the Copeland rum aged in a mixture of French Pinot Noir wine and Quarter Bourbon casks.