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CWI: West Indies partners with the Duppy Share rum for West Indies tour of England 2020

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Photo Credit: Cricket West Indies

Cricket West Indies (CWI) is partnering with The Duppy Share Caribbean Rum as our new Official Rum Partner in the UK for the duration of the Sandals West Indies Tour of England 2020.

The partnership will engage fans to choose and vote for the West Indies player of the match following each of the #raisethebat Test matches as West Indies defend the Wisden Trophy in three Test matches against England.

West Indies fans will be able to vote on the @windiescricket Twitter page for their #MeninMaroon player of the match with the fans’ chosen player receiving an exclusive Duppy Share rum pack featuring a personalized bottle. West Indies fans who purchase a bottle of The Duppy Share through the special promotional link will have the chance of winning a Test match shirt signed by the West Indies squad from this historic, bio-secure, behind closed doors Series.

The Duppy Share is the UK’s fastest growing rum brand bringing the energy and sense of fun of the Caribbean to life. The rum is a perfect blend of a fiery, punchy Jamaican 3 year- old rum from Worthy Park distillery and a smooth, oaky 5 year-old rum from Barbados’s Foursquare distillery.

CWI Commercial Director, Dominic Warne stated:

“CWI is always excited to partner with brands that have an authentic Caribbean story. Working with The Duppy Share and our fast-growing social channels is a great way to give West Indies fans the opportunity to choose and and celebrate their player of the match.”

The Duppy Share Founder, George Frost said,

“The Duppy Share could not be more proud and excited by this relationship. Every drop of The Duppy Share rum is inspired by the amazing energy, excitement and fun of the Caribbean – and nowhere is this more evident than in the mighty West Indies cricket team.”

The fans’ player of the match polls will start following the conclusion of each of the three Tests in the #raisethebat Series.

Fans can purchase and try The Duppy Share here.

The 1st Test Match at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, concludes today, July 12.

The West Indies will then travel from Southampton to Manchester on the 13th July for the 2nd Test starting July 16.

#RaiseTheBat Test Series

July 8-12: 1st Test at Ageas Bowl, Southampton

July 16-20: 2nd Test at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

July 24-28: 3rd Test at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

About The Duppy Share:

The Duppy Share is a perfectly balanced, unique blend of premium rums from the beautiful Worthy park estate in Jamaica and the prestigious Foursquare distillery in Barbados. These are very contrasting island styles. A fiery Jamaican rum and a smooth Barbadian rum makes the duppy share the perfect partner for punch and other rum cocktails. A big, bold, 3-year old, 100% pot still Jamaican rum, packed full of tropical fruit flavours up front is followed by a smooth 5-year old Barbadian rum giving a warm buttery finish.

What is “The Duppy Share?”: Duppies are dark Caribbean spirits or ghosts, originating from Jamaica and known to have a special love of rum. As a spirit ages in barrels, a certain amount is lost through evaporation over the years. Known as the angels’ share in scotch whisky production, this is far too tame for the world of rum…

Caribbean legend has it that the dark duppy spirits swoop between the islands stealing the best share of the rum. Spirit masters, skilled in the fine art of blending, the duppies take only the best.

This is the duppy share.


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