About Rum and Cane Spirits from Caribbean Islands

About Rum  and  Cane Spirits from Caribbean Islands
The Caribbean is the epicenter of world Rum production. Virtually every major island group produces its own distinct Rum style.

Top Picks for Caribbean Islands

Rum and Cane Spirits

Pusser’s 109 Proof Rum
97 points
Copper color. Aromas of dark roasted nuts, caramelized coconuts and bananas with a supple, fruity medium-to-full body and a vaporous finish with notes of caramel chocolate fudge, pepper, nuts, metal ore, and green tobacco. Surprisingly clean and balanced given the proof and outstandingly flavorful. A great choice for punches and cocktails.
Pusser’s "Nelsons Blood" 15 Year Old Navy Rum
95 points
Amber copper color. Aromas of grilled tropical fruits, toffee, mocha, and baking spices with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a caramelized stone fruit, molasses, copper, grass, and powdered sugar accented finish. A zesty aged rum for sipping or cocktails.
95 points $59.95
Pusser’s 150 Proof Rum
94 points
Copper color. Aromas of coconut creme brulee, roasted cashews, and pepper with a a fiery, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a vaporous warming praline, Coleman’s fuel, straw, mocha cream, and white pepper finish. Mellow out nicely with water.
Marauda Steelpan Rum
93 points
Dark gold color. Sweet aromas of chocolate taffy, beeswax, smoky coffee bean, and malted milk with a thick, fruity medium-to-full body and an interesting, medium-length candied apricot and cherry, caramel fudge, pistachio butter, and orange blossom honey in tea finish. A balanced, rich yet delicate rum.
Pusser’s British Navy Rum
93 points
Best Buy
Copper color. Pot still like aromas of bananas and leaves, coconut cream, praline, and copper with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long, tangy, tropical citrus, spice, molasses, horchata, caramel, and mineral finish. A superbly flavorful and balanced dark rum that will instantly elevate cocktails.
93 points $23 Best Buy
Kid Curry Small Batch Silver Rum
92 points
Best Buy
Brilliant clear color. Aromas and flavors of spiced plantain and vanilla salt water taffy with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, appealing, long coconut mint meringue, sweet and peppery spices, and ground quartz finish. A round, nicely expressive dry rum with attractive creaminess and minerality.
92 points $15.99 Best Buy
George Ocean White Rum
92 points
Best Buy
Brilliant clear color. Rich, fruity aromas and flavors of caramelized bananas, cane stalk, meringue, and faint fuel like minerals with a glycerous, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, long ripe plantain, pepper, vanilla milk, and banana leaf finish. A vivacious mixing rum with hints of potstill and fresh cane juice character.
92 points $12.99 Best Buy
Baron Samedi Spiced Rum
90 points
Brilliant dark amber color. Bright, creamy, toasty aromas and flavors of vanilla, chocolate covered tropical fruits, butter pecan ice cream, and mocha with a satiny, bright, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a peppery, medium-length egg nog, pepper spices, minerals, and latte finish. A very pleasant mocha nuanced creamy, spiced rum.
90 points $21.99
Plantation 3 Stars Silver Rum
89 points
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Funky aromas of honey, fertile earth, molasses, tomato paste, sandalwood, and overripe banana with a silky, bright, fruity light body and a tingling, relaxed sweet tea and hostess Snoball cake finish. A distinctive white rum that toes the line between fruity and earthy.
89 points $19.99 Best Buy
Pusser’s Rum Spiced
88 points
Best Buy
Copper color. Aromas of cinnamon nuts, sandalwood, caraway, and toasted spices with a sweet light-to-medium body and a caramel and clove gum finish. Tasty and balanced spice flavors for mixing.
88 points $20 Best Buy