About Bahamian Spirits

About Bahamian Spirits
The Bahamas is known for it’s easy-drinking white, gold, dark, and aged rums that are most often sourced from other islands in the Caribbean and aged in the Bahamas.

Top Picks for Bahamas

FACUNDO Paraiso XA Rum
93 points
Pale dark amber color. Attractive aromas and flavors of baking spices, cherry handpie, root beer, wet oak, menthol mint, and vanilla bean with a satiny, bright, fruity medium body and a smooth, medium-length bananas foster and custard finish. An attractive and warmingly spicy aged rum that is excellent for sipping.
FACUNDO Paraiso XA Rum
93 points
Mahogany color. Tropical, nutty aromas of soursop and dried figs and dates, dried mango and papaya, mixed chopped roasted nuts, and smoky oak with a thick, lively, off-dry full body and a peppery, compelling, easy passion fruit glaze, saffron and cola, conditioned leather wallet, and peppercorn sauce finish. A tropical trail mix of a rum for sipping.
Bacardi Gran Reserva Ocho Años Rum
93 points
Brilliant amber color. Delicate, roasted aromas and flavors of pecan pie, tobacco leaves, dark caramel, and minerals with a soft, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, compelling, medium-length mocha cream, sweet spices, dried fruits, and pepper finish. A delicious, very appealing aged rum that will be very versatile.
93 points $29.99
FACUNDO Exquisito Aged Rum
92 points
Brilliant amber color. Aromas and flavors of honey butter on dark toast, polished cedar, and rickhouse with a satiny, bright, fruity medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long chocolate caramel bar, spiced nuts, coconut creme brulee, and dried tobacco leaves finish. A very smooth and attractive sipping rum.
John Watling’s Amber Rum
90 points
Brilliant gold color. Rich, creamy, roasted aromas of nuts, baked banana, delicate spice, and copper with a soft, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, charming, medium-long plantain, meringue, and delicate fuel-like minerals finish. A nicely layered rum with lots of potstill and fresh cane juice character.
89 points
Opaque clear color. Aromas of fresh cane juice, pineapple upside down cake, and distant passion fruit with a round, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-long pineapple rind and taro root custard finish. A lightly fruity rum with just the right amount of funk.
John Watling’s Buena Vista Rum
88 points
Medium amber color. Bright, toasty aromas of roasted nuts, coconut cream and husk, and dried mango with a supple, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, refreshing, medium-length oak, leather, nutshells, and pepper finish. A solid, well aged rum.
Red Turtle Vodka
80 points
Bright clear color. Delicate, rubbery aromas of latex, coconut, toast, and green apple with an oily, vibrant, light-to-medium body and a warming, unusual, cheery paint, oil, and pudding finish.