The base ingredients for rum are molasses or sugarcane juice, yeast, and water. Yeast is used to ferment the mixture. The fermented liquid is placed in a column still. Distillers producing higher end rums will choose to age the rum first before bottling. The aging process will determine the resulting color and flavor. Rhum is the term that typically distinguishes rum made from fresh sugar cane juice from rum made from molasses.
Sugar cane, native to Southeast Asia, first made its way to the New World with Christopher Columbus during his 1492 voyage to the Dominican Republic. It is thought that the first rum, as we think of it today, was made around two centuries later in the Caribbean on the island of Barbados.
1 Barrel Rum from Belize is a very aromatic rum with lots of flavor. It’s nose has been described as “floral” specifically reminicent of hibiscus and papaya fruit. Tasted straight, One Barrel is quite smooth without a “bite” to it. One Barrel impressed the palates of connoisseurs to win golden awards in esteemed Quality and Spirit competitions throughout the Caribbean.
Caña Brava is a 3-Year-Old Aged and Filtered Rum made from local sugar cane grown in the mineral rich volcanic soil of The Herrera Region of Panama. It is continuously distilled in a classic 1922 copper and brass still at the Las Cabras Distillery by Master Distiller And Former Minister Of Cuban Rum – for 35 years -Francisco “Don Pancho” J. Fernandez.
Admiral Nelson Cherry Rum is a delicious spiced rum infused with the natural essence of real cherries. The Admiral Nelson's family of rums offers a rum for every voyage. Gearing up. Windind Down. Blending in. Standing Out. Admiral Nelson's Rums are perfect for any scene.
Admiral Nelson Coconut Rum is made from imported light rum and has a fresh, tropical, coconut aroma and flavor. A premium, smooth tasting light rum infused with a fresh, tropical coconut flavor. The flavors of mild coconut and light vanilla push through on the palate with a light cane sweetness providing support.
Angostura Reserva White Rum is a blend of light and heavy rums distilled in Angostura’s five-column continuous still. The rum is aged in American oak Bourbon barrels for up to three years. After ageing, the rum is twice filtered through charcoal to remove impurities and the golden color it has acquired through barrel ageing. It is then blended and bottled. Kosher certified.
Angostura Rum 1824 Limited Reserve is a blend of the finest mature rums, hand-picked by the master blender from select casks. These rums are aged in charred American oak bourbon barrels for a minimum of 12 years and then skillfully hand-blended and re-casked. Upon the rum ‘ s optimum maturity it is hand-drawn, filtered and hand-bottled. Sip and enjoy this extraordinary and sensually crafted blend neat, on the rocks.
Angostura Rum 1919 is produced in Trinidad by blending a combination of light and heavy molasses distilled rums. The name Angostura “1919” refers to the event in 1932 when Angostura’s distillery was destroyed by fire. Miraculously, a handful of barrels filled with rum from 1919 survived. These rums spend at least 8 years aging in American oak bourbon barrels.
Angostura Rum 7 years old is a powerful and flavorsome rum with a pleasing dark amber hue. It has subtle notes of treacle, chocolate and a gentle smokiness, whilst the palate is rich and powerful with a tantalizing hint of burnt spice. Initially designed to be utilized in classic mixers and cocktails, they unexpectedly possess excellent balance and luscious textures associated higher end spirits, making them easily enjoyed as a standalone sippers. Kosher certified.
Appleton Estate 21 year old Rum from Jamaica is true testament that not all rums are the same. The best rums are aged to allow for the blends to mature and their taste to mellow. The rums that make up Appleton Estate 21 Year Old Jamaica Rum have been carefully selected by our Master Blender for the unique character, flavor and bouquet that they bring to the blend.
Appleton Jamaican White Rum is a crisp, medium-bodied rum, a perfect complement to fruit juices, colas, and other mixers. Appleton White Jamaica Rum has been aged for up to two years in oak barrels and, unlike many other white rums, it is filtered slowly through special charcoal filters. Great for mixing, but with a pleasantly surprising range of flavor for a rum at this price point.
Bacardi 151 Rum is not for the faint hearted. 151° contains the craft and the authentic credentials of a great BACARDI rum, but it’s one that lives on the wild side. 151° is definitely a drink that harkens back to the days when rum was consumed by men bent on having a premium, high-proof golden rum. It is recommended that you mix BACARDI 151° with cola or fruit juices.
Bacardi 8 Reserva Rum has a fascinating style: like drinking pie topped with cream. A hedonic delight packed with chewy brown spices. The sweet baked sensation keeps intensifying. An everlasting finish.
Bacardi Anejo rum is the original, mixable light-bodied, premium aged rum. Anejo is the ancient Castillian word for “aged”. Originated in 1862. Aged in oak barrels for up to three years, it is blended to achieve characteristic Bacardi smoothness.
Bacardi Big Apple Rum is a mouth-watering rum drink made with Fuji, Golden and Granny Smith apples. Bacardi Big Apple is one of a line of flavored Bacardi rums. The rum was made in Cuba for a great period of time until 1975, when it moved to Puerto Rico due to the Communist revolution.
Bacardi Dragonberry Rum is a bold rum drink made with strawberries and dragon fruit. This is the first use of dragon fruit in spirits, and its infusion into strawberry rum provides a versatile taste. Bacardi Dragon Berry was designed for mixability and can be used to create any cocktail.