About Rum and Cane Spirits from Philippines

About Rum  and  Cane Spirits from Philippines
Rum is the principal alcoholic spirit produced in the Philippines; there are white and gold versions and most are well made, elegant rums meant for cocktails. These are priced along the lines of competing rums from the Caribbean. Small amounts of blended whiskey, vodka and brandy (this last, made in various levels of aging and quality) that are produced by a few large distillers.

Top Picks for Philippines

Rum and Cane Spirits

Tanduay Asian Gold Rum
93 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Bright gold color. Exotic, fruity aromas of creme of coconut, caramelized pineapple, hibiscus, and spearmint jelly candy with a round, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length dried fig and red licorice, cashew trail mix, marshmallow fluff, and Thai spice finish. A coconuty gold rum begging for piña coladas.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Tanduay Asian Silver Rum
90 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Fruity aromas of coconut shell, sweet cornbread, vanilla bean, and graphite pencil with a round, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, swift fresh ginger, caramelized mango, and grilled banana finish. An all-purpose rum for tropical cocktails.
Awards: 2017 Best Buy Bar Winning White Rum
90 points $19.99 Best Buy
Very Old Captain Artisan Crafted Dark Rum
89 points
$20
Best Buy
Gold color. Bright, interesting, meaty aromas of bbq pork, Worcestershire sauce, and melted toffee with a glycerous, bright, fruity sweet medium body and an even, interesting, medium-length buttercream, sassafras, powdered sugar, and ground almonds finish. A fun, flavorful rum to mix with.
89 points $20 Best Buy