About Overproof Rum

About Overproof Rum
Strictly speaking, overproof rum is rum in any style that is over 40% ABV or 80º Proof

Top Picks for Overproof Rum

Don Q 151 Rum
93 points
$21.99
Best Buy
Gold color. Aromas of crispy wafer cookies,molasses, caramel flan, cedar, and clove with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, complex, long marshmallow, roasted peanuts, coriander, and chocolate gelato finish. A delicious overproof rum that will add complexity and spice to a range of tiki cocktails.
Awards: 2018 Best Buy Bar - Best Value Overproof Rum
93 points $21.99 Best Buy
Monymusk Plantation White Overproof Rum
93 points
$27.25
Clear color. Aromas of ripe papaya, plantains in yogurt, cream of wheat with raisins, and grilled palm leaf with a glycerous, fruity medium body and a peppery, compelling, medium-long sweet cane sugar, icing, cherry stone, and ripe pear finish. A surprisingly smooth and flavorful overproof rum that will be perfect for boozy cocktail creations.
93 points $27.25
Rum Fire Jamaican White Overproof Rum
93 points
$28
Clear color. Funky aromas of green plantain, green tomato, flint, freshly ground black pepper, and key lime with a silky, vibrant, fruity light body and a searing, interesting, long arugula, sweet fondant, hazelnut candy, and cream finish. A funky overproof rum to kick up the night.
Malecon Rare Proof 13 Year Old Rum
93 points
$52
Bright copper color. Complex, fruity, inviting aromas and flavors of fruitcake, butterscotch candy, pineapple and mango yogurt, and leather with a supple, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a warming, elegant, long finish with overtones of coriander, allspice, worn wood, and pecan pie finish. A surprisingly easy-going overproof rum full of character and elegance.
Charbay Double Distilled Double Aged Rum
92 points
$425
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of salted dark chocolate, toasty oak, chocolate covered cherry cordials, and dried peach with a satiny, lively, moderately sweet medium body and a searing, medium-length finish with suggestions of caramel truffle finish. A potent overproof rum that packs a flavorful punch.
WRAY & NEPHEW White Overproof Rum
90 points
$23.99
Clear color. Aromas of banana leaf, tamarind, cocoa powder, rubber, and breadfruit with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a hot, engaging, medium-length peach and hints of spice finish. A wild ride of an overproof rum that offers much more than heat; tropical fruits, hints of smoke and spice will certainly add nuance to your next cocktail creation.
90 points $23.99
Rum Fire Jamaican White Overproof Rum
87 points
$28
Clear color. Rustic aromas of cane, black mint, and persimmon with a satiny, racy, dry light-to-medium body and a searing, breezy fallen mango, baiju, and leather finish. A scorching overproof rum for flaming cocktails and tiki punches.
Martí Estate Strength Rum
85 points
$23.95
Old gold color. Aromas of ground pepper, coconut shell, and pound cake with a supple, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, carefree char, burnt sugar, and burnt cinnamon finish. A fiery gold rum to amp up mixed drinks.
85 points $23.95