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

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
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
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.