About Gold Rum

About Gold Rum
Golden Rums, also known as Amber Rums, are generally medium-bodied. Most have spent several years aging in oak casks, which give them smooth, mellow palates.

Top Picks for Gold Rum

Neptune Gold Rum
92 points
$34.95
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of mango, pineapple, peach yogurt, and cane with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, breezy finish with notes of caramel-drizzled peaches and banana leaf finish. A rock solid gold rum with lots of tropical character for all manner of cocktails; authentic aromas and balanced flavor.
92 points $34.95
Tanduay Asian Gold Rum
90 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Attractive aromas and flavors of brown sugar, cola, flamed orange peel, almond oil, and candied mango with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length finish with elements of nut brittle. A richly flavored gold Rum with nice concentration of flavor.
90 points $19.99 Best Buy
J. Wray Gold Rum
90 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Gold color. Aromas of butterscotch and copper pot with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, appealing, relaxed bananas foster, caramelized pineapple, sea salt, and lime peel finish. A zesty gold rum with hints of pot-still character; round and robust.
90 points $16.99 Best Buy
Bacardi Gold Rum
90 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Straw color. Green, grassy aromas and flavors of banana peels and leaves, candle wax and starched linen, bananas foster in a cast iron skillet, and cappuccino with mace with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy finish imparting accents of caramel ice milk in a pewter bowl, wet stones, pepper, and bamboo finish. A excellent gold rum with a mellow finish.
90 points $12.99 Best Buy
Savannah Spirits Amber Rum
90 points
$22
Best Buy
Brilliant light gold color. Spicy, interesting aromas and flavors of durian and papaya, spicy egg pastry, and antique wood with a glycerous, soft, fruity sweet medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-long finish displaying notes of mesquite honey cream, caramelized bananas and coconuts in custard, light molasses butter, and banana leaf finish. A interesting and slightly funky honeyed golden rum for exotic tiki cocktails.
90 points $22 Best Buy
Mount Gay Eclipse Rum
88 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Gold color. Aromas of pineapple upside down cake, orange marmalade, apple-cinnamon pastry, and butterscotch pudding with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length toasted coconut layer bar, caramel coated almonds, and baklava finish. A tasty gold rum with plenty of punch-friendly flavors.
88 points $19.99 Best Buy
Bounty Premium Gold Rum
88 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Attractive aromas and flavors of egg whites, mocha kefir, and green peanuts with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, appealing, medium-long finish evoking impressions of caramel-vanilla fudge, mocha latte with whipped cream, and vanilla soufflé finish. A pleasant easy going gold rum that will be fun to mix with.
88 points $17.99 Best Buy
Martí Dorado Rum
86 points
$18.95
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of spicy cinnamon, caramel sauce, toast, and dried pineapple with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, cheery finish. A solid gold rum that will work in a wide range of mixed drinks.
86 points $18.95
Puerto Angel Gold Rum
86 points
$26.99
Pale gold color. Sweet aromas and flavors of butterscotch, nutmeg, and cinnamon smoke with a slightly chewy, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, brisk finish with notes of charred nuts, molasses, and banana bread finish. A potent Gold rum with big spicy flavor.
86 points $26.99
Monymusk Plantation Special Gold Rum
86 points
$24.99
Minutely hazy golden amber color. Funky aromas and flavors of warm blackstrap molasses, copper pot, dried grasses, gingerbread, and allspice with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a captivating, medium-length finish revealing nuances of mustard seed and butter finish. A spicy rum with copper-pot character and a rich molasses sweetness.
86 points $24.99