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.

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Rum and Cane Spirits

Tanduay Gold Asian Rum
90 points
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Confected aromas of fruit stripes gum, orange creamsicle, rainbow sherbet, and butterscotch with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, medium-length cherry cola and marzipan finish. A fruity, candied Gold Rum that drinks effortlessly; try in Bourbon Street style cocktails.
90 points $19 Best Buy
Tanduay White Rum
89 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of raw coconut, spritz of lime, white pepper, and cumin with a satiny, soft, dry-yet-fruity light body and an even, brisk sweet cream finish. A clean Cuban-style rum with endless cocktail possibilities.
89 points $11.99 Best Buy
Tanduay Silver Asian Rum
87 points
Light gold color. Aromas of hints of coconut, cream soda, and pineapple candies with a lean, crisp, fruity light body and a seamless, medium-length candied lime finish. A mild, Daiquiri-friendly Rum with subtle hints of tropical style.
Boracay Cappuccino Flavored Rum
86 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of milk chocolate, tiramisu, and cappuccino shake with a round, crisp, moderately sweet light body and a polished, medium-length finish. A plush, creamy Flavored Rum for dessert cocktails.
86 points $14 Best Buy
Boracay Coconut Flavored Rum
84 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of coconut cream and buttercream frosting with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and an effortless, agreeable finish. A sweet, coconut-y Rum for tropical drinks in a flash.
Tanduay Double Rum
84 points
Bronze color. Aromas of cola, fresh mint, and coconut confection with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and a sleek, brisk candied banana finish. A sweet and candied Rum that will be a real crowd-pleaser.
Tanduay Dark Rum
84 points
Dark amber color. Aroma of amaretti cookies with a satiny, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length butterscotch, frozen custard, cola, and caramel apple finish. A sweet rum that will work in a variety of mixed drinks.
84 points $12.99