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Rum Features and Reviews

The Best Rum and Rum Brands

Rum, once the disreputable liquor associated with peg-leg pirates, the slave trade and tiki bars, is emerging as an elegant libation to be sipped and savored. From Zacapa to Appleton Estate, we have features and reviews to help you find the best rums. Be sure to check out our Rum 101 article to learn more about this rich and heady spirit.

Try a delicious Maui Rum mojito from Haleakala Distillers, located in Kula, Hawaii

Maui Rum Review and Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Derived from the only working distillery in Hawaii, Maui Rum is handcrafted with the island's pure ingredients — rainwater and molasses made from local sugar cane. Check out GAYOT's review, and try the distillery's classic mojito recipe.

Rhum JM Rhum Agricole Blanc White Rum
The Tropical Taste of the Caribbean

St. George Agricole Sugarcane Rum
The Adventurous Flavor of Sugarcane Rum

The Pirates' Rum of Choice

Bacardi Reserva Limitada, one of our Top 10 Rums

Top 10 Rums

Made from high quality sugarcane crops and patiently distilled and aged in oak barrels, our selection of Top 10 Rums representes the finest output from across the Caribbean.

A waiter stirs a handcrafted rum drink
Rum 101

What are the categories of rum, and how do they differ from one another? Learn how it's made, as well as how to taste and choose the best rums.

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