Rum

Updated: Jan 17, 2020



COLOR:Clear, light amber, Dark amber


REGION:Rum can legally be distilled anywhere in the world, but it’s most commonly associated with places like Trinidad, Jamaica, Cuba, Guyana, Barbados, Mexico, etc.,


ABV:40% ABV minimum,Aging: Many, but not all, rums are aged


POPULAR COCKTAILS:Piña Colada, Daiquiri, Planter’s Punch, Dark ‘N Stormy, Mai Tai, Cuba Libre




















White Rum: As per name, clear, lighter bodied, though often aged very briefly and filtered





Gold Rum: Slightly more complex than white rums due to aging in oak barrels, still good for cocktails as they’re not yet extremely complex





















Dark Rum: Aged for longer periods of time, with darker, fuller flavor profiles, good for sipping solo





















Spiced Rum: A distilled rum that’s been flavored with spices, usually upping the impression of spice often gotten from barrel-aging.





Naval/Overproof: Refers to any rum that’s higher alcohol (50 to 60% and above)

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