About U.S. Virgin Islands Spirits

About U.S. Virgin Islands Spirits
Rum is the name of the game in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Rums of all types from coconut rum to lemon rum to spiced rum are produced on the islands. These are rums made for cocktails, as they are ripe and sweet with good spice; most do not have the finesse to be a sipping rum; however, they can be good values.

Top Picks for U.S. Virgin Islands

Captain Morgan White Rum
89 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Muted, creamy, minerally aromas of coconut candy, plantain, cellophane candies, and saline with a silky, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length cherries in cream, powdered sugar, baking spices, and minerals finish. A pleasantly fruity, lighter styled white rum that will mix well.
89 points $15.99 Best Buy
Bones Aged Dark Rum
88 points
Dark golden amber color. Sweet, nutty aromas and flavors of caramel, cinnamon honey, apple cider, and fresh marzipan with a round, soft, fruity medium-full body and a warming, interesting, long melted spumoni and wintergreen finish. A bold rum with piles of almond flavor.
88 points $29.99
The Naked Turtle White Rum
87 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Confected aromas and flavors of toasted marshmallow, coconut custard, tapioca pudding, and vanilla frosting with a silky, soft, off-dry medium body and a peppery, brisk candy corn, cotton candy, and whipped cream finish. A sweet, tingly white rum for cocktails.
87 points $12.99 Best Buy
Black Bell Spiced Black Rum
85 points
Dark brown color. Lively, toasty aromas of dark raisin toast, butter roasted nuts, and dark chocolate cherries with a satiny, bright, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a peppery, appealing, medium-length watermelon gelato and peppery spices finish. An intriguing roasted fruity, overproof flavored rum for adventurous cocktails.
85 points $13.99
Captain Morgan Grapefruit Rum
85 points
Opaque clear color. Bright, fruity aromas of passionfruit, grapefruit, and guava with a lightly tannic, vibrant, cloying light-to-medium body and a tingling, charming, brisk orange powder drink and cranberry sorbet finish. Nice citrusy tropical nose and flavor for mixing.
85 points $15.99
Captain Morgan Pineapple Rum
84 points
Clear color. Fruity aromas of pineapple slices with a supple, vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, easy pineapple-melon sorbet, whipped cream, and pepper finish. Nice vibrant pineapple flavor for mixing.
84 points $15.99