The popularity of rum is increasing than whiskeys these days. The main reason for this is most of the rums are flavored, extremely sweet, and perfect for mixing with coke. Today, there are several high-quality rums brands available from small and large distilleries all over the world.
Here are some of the best rum brands that you should try this year.
Bacardi Facundo makes some of the finest flavored party rums. They are the best choice for those who want something to mix with Coke. These rums are aged for about 23 years in the Bahamas and blended in Puerto Rico. The two main rums of Bacardi Facundo are Exquisito and Paraiso. Exquisito is aged in sherry casks and Paraiso is aged in cognac casks. You can buy these rums from the website of Country Wine and Spirits at reasonable prices.
The Real McCoy
The Foursquare distillery in Barbados has a reputation for making great rums. Most of these rums are sold under different brand names and The Real McCoy is one of them. The Brand offers three expressions that are aged 3 years, 5 years, and 12 years respectively. Recently, The Real McCoy launched a limited edition 14-years old rum.
Diplomático rums are distilled using molasses and sugarcane honey. One of the popular rum of Diplomático, Reserva Exclusiva is made in a variety of still types and is aged in oak casks for about 12 years. Another rum of Diplomático the high-end Ambassador is aged for 12 years in white oak casks and another 2 years in PX sherry casks. This Venezuela-based brand mainly uses copper pot stills for the distillation of their rums.
This is also a Venezuela-based rum, which is made at the oldest licensed distillery in Venezuela. The main feature of their rum is that there is no added sugar, even though it is allowed in Venezuela. The solera method is utilized for the aging and blending of the rums of Santa Teresa. You should try their rum named 1796, which was created to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the estate.
This is one of the most popular American rum brands in the world. Based in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the brand’s philosophy is “one of honesty and purity”. The specialty of the brand is that they do not add sugar and doesn’t filter the rum. The True American Amber Rum and the barrel-proof Navy Yard Rum are the two rums of Privateer Rum.