Is Michelle the world's biggest fan of the world's best rum?

 

BUNDABERG'S biggest rum fan Michelle Kelly has known Bundaberg Rum is the best in the world for a long time.

The avid collector of all things Bundaberg Rum told the NewsMail if it was branded Bundaberg Rum she had to have it.

Mrs Kelly has gone a step further than most collectors dedicating an entire room to the spirit.

She said an artist painted the walls of the sunroom with the logo and what would Bundy Rum be without the renowned polar bear painted more than 2m in height.

The enthusiast attended most Bundaberg first edition releases and had hundreds of bottles collected.

RUM FAN: South Kolan resident Michelle Kelly is an avid collector of Bundaberg Rum memorabilia. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail
RUM FAN: South Kolan resident Michelle Kelly is an avid collector of Bundaberg Rum memorabilia. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail Max Fleet

Journalist Emma Reid couldn't believe the dedication when she entered the house and thought this woman really loves her rum.

"As you walked through the house there was little Bundaberg Rum items everywhere," Ms Reid said.

"We entered the rum cave and along with the trophy bottles of sealed rum there were peculiar little collectables such as rum branded Christmas items, flags, and antique bottles of the spirit.

"If it was Bundaberg Rum she sure did have it."

Are you a collector of rum? Share your story and photos with the NewsMail by emailing emma.reid@news-mail.com.au

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