August 16, 2019

Types of Rum

There are several types of rum.  Most rum is made from molasses which is a by-product of the sugar refining process which is then fermented into alcohol.  There are several varieties of rum such as White or Silver Rum, Gold Rum, Dark Rum, and Black Rum.

White or Silver Rum

White or Silver rum is clear.  It mixes well with light and fruity cocktails.  

A popular White Rum Drink is the Daiquiri which has 2 ounces of white rum, 1 ounce of fresh lime juice, and 0.5 ounces of syrup which is shaken and served over ice.

Gold Rum

Gold rums are aged longer than white or silver rum.  It is bolder with amber hues and steeper flavor. 

A popular Gold Rum Drink is the Pina Colada which has 2 ounces of gold rum, 1 cup of frozen pineapples, and 2 ounces of coconut cream that is blended in a blender to create a frozen creamy delicious drink.

Dark Rum

Dark rums are smooth, medium-bodied and is long-aged. 

A popular Dark Rum Drink is the Dark “n” Stormy which has 2 ounces of dark rum, 4 ounces of ginger beer combined over ice and garnished with a lime wedge.

Black Rum 

Black rums are silky like a fine cognac.  It is bold and is intended to be sipped slowly. 

A popular White Rum Drink is the Daiquiri which has 2 ounces of white rum, 1 ounce of fresh lime juice, and 0.5 ounces of syrup which is shaken and served over ice.

Other types of Rum

Agricole

Agricole si made from cane sugar as opposed to molasses.

Naval Strength

Naval strength has 50% or higher alcohol content.

Overproof

Overproof has 60% or higher alcohol content.

Spiced Rum

Spiced rum is rum with additional ingredients added to it to change it’s flavor profile.  Spices added are pepper, bay leaves, cinnamon, and anise.


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