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

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.
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
Blue Chair Bay Banana Rum
86 points
Clear color. Candied aromas of banana taffy, banana creme pie, and lucky charms with a syrupy, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, easy marshmallow, praline, hazelnut spread, and circus peanut finish. A dangerously drinkable fruit bomb.
Awards: 2017 Best Buy Bar Winning Flavored Rum
86 points $18.99
George Ocean Coffee Rum
85 points
Minutely hazy brown color. Rich, baked, earthy sweet aromas and flavors of coffee, dark chocolate, and dark roasted nuts with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a seamless, stimulating, carefree latte and dried fruit finish. A mellow coffee flavored rum.
85 points $12.99
George Ocean Spiced Rum
85 points
Brilliant golden amber color. Bright aromas of cinnamon horchata, vanilla buttercream cake, oily roasted nuts, and ginger snaps with a soft, off-dry light-to-medium body and a warming, waxy vanilla nut brittle, cherry cola, and pepper finish. A pleasant and easy spiced rum.
85 points $12.99
George Ocean Gold Rum
85 points
Bright gold color. Delicate, attractive, buttery citrusy earthy aromas of toasted nut bread and caramel cookie with a lively, bone-dry medium body and a peppery, breezy burnt sugar, pepper, nutshell, and wax paper finish.
85 points $12.99
George Ocean Coconut Rum
84 points
Clear color. Bright, waxy aromas and flavors of coconut oil, coconut scented candle, and candy wrapper with an even, shy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, cheery coconut lip balm and straw finish. A very mild coconut flavored rum.
84 points $12.99