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
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 Gold Asian Rum
90 points
Best Buy
Gold color. Confected aromas of ginger ale, tropical fruit candies, cherry slushie, and frozen coke with a supple, crisp, fruity medium body and a sleek, compelling, medium-length roasted nuts and caramel cream candies finish. A flavorful, candied rum that will work in lots of tropical cocktails.
90 points $19 Best Buy
J. Wray Gold Rum
90 points
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
Star Union Spirits Gold Rum
88 points
Golden amber color. Oaky aromas and flavors of spice cookies, blistered berries, caramel flan, and honey-roasted nuts with a satiny, bright, dryish light body and a delightful, medium-length finish that presents accents of mocha and toffee. A dry, oaky Gold Rum for flavorful Dark and Stormies.
Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum
87 points
Straw color. Aromas of spumoni with whipped cream and banana and pineapple custard cake with a silky, fruity medium body and a warming, interesting, long fruit punch, spiced toffee, pepper, and minerals finish. A flavorful and appealing gold Rum with a lot of fruit contrasted by a drying, warming finish.
Mezan Chiriquí Rum
84 points
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of marigold and hints of light caramel with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a tingling, easy finish with impressions of tea and dried orange. A fairly neutral Gold Rum that will nestle nicely in a wide range of cocktails and punches.
Martí Dorado Rum
84 points
Gold color. Aromas of marzipan, candied cherries, vanilla-almond bark, and gingerbread cookies with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a peppery, brisk ground peppercorns and pound cakes finish. A peppery, simple Gold Rum that will work in a wide range of mixed drinks.
84 points $18.99
Obahoshe Inland Style Gold Rum
84 points
Pale light gold color. Aromas of toasted corn cakes, powdered sugar, and coconut with a lean, crisp, fruity thin body and a hot, brief candy corn and rock candy finish. A snappy rum for potent mixed drinks.
Jd Shore Amber Rum
83 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of cinnamon tea, chocolate-covered marshmallow, circus peanuts, and root beer float with a supple, soft, dry light body and a seamless, carefree finish that exhibits notes of tiramisu. A candied gold rum for holiday cocktails.