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Rum Features and Reviews

For a tantalizing taste of the Caribbean, check out GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Rums

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.

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

SPIRIT OF THE CARIBBEAN
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
LEARN MORE ABOUT RUM
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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