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Rum Features and Reviews

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.

Yaguara Chachaca hails from Brazil

Yaguara Cachaca
This organic and gluten-free Cachaça from Brazil uses the art of blending to produce a spirit featuring smooth fruity flavors with notes of chamomile and lemongrass. The bottle is designed by world-class stained glass artist Brian Clarke.

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Humboldt Distillery's Spiced Rum is 100 percent certified organic

Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum
This organic, gluten-free spiced rum from California's Humboldt Distillery is made from organic sugar cane and organic spices with no artificial flavors or colors. On the palate, it offers subtle hints of vanilla, spice and fruit.

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Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum is a darker, bolder version of the traditional spiced rum

Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum
Crafted with black strap rum, the Captain Morgan Black Spiced rum is a darker, bolder version of the traditional spiced rum. It offers a smooth finish and is great on the rocks or in a rum cocktail.

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Holland distillers use the finest white rums from Trinidad and Jamaica to create this small batch aged white rum

Denizen Aged White Rum
Using the finest white rums from Trinidad and Jamaica, master blenders in Holland create this small-batch-aged white rum using a charcoal filtering process. It has a bold, but smooth flavor that is great in a bright rum cocktail.

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Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade rum is perfect for a hot summer day

Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade Rum
Sweet fruity flavors and a tangy hint of lemon make Cruzan Blueberry Lemonade rum perfect for mixing with lemonade to make the perfect poolside drink.

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

Maui Rum Review and Mojito 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.

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From Pyrat Rum to Mount Gay, check out GAYOT's 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.

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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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