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Top 10 Rums

The Flavor of the Islands

From Zacapa to Viscaya, check out the ten best rums in the world (photo attributed to flickr user kansasphoto)

Best Sipping Rums

Long overlooked by high society, rum has been the preferred drink of some of the seedier parts of humanity for many years. From pirates to rum runners to daiquiri-swilling tourists, rum hasn't always been depicted as the classy drink of the upper crust. That being said, rum has recently enjoyed a renaissance as a sipping alcohol and has always been popular in mixed drinks. Whether it's a frozen daiquiri to cool off on a hot summer day, a piña colada to enjoy cabana side or a mojito to sip while dancing the night away, rum is an important ingredient for many cocktail connoisseurs. All the bottles on GAYOT's list of Top 10 Rums can be enjoyed in any of these extravagant beverages, but are even better experienced straight up or on the rocks.


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