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
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
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.
Puerto Angel Gold Rum
86 points
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
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
Monymusk Plantation Classic Gold Rum
86 points
Amber color. Aromas of warm cedar, blackened banana bread toast, tiramisu, and roasted almonds with a slightly chewy, fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, breezy cinnamon raisin toast, tobacco, and dried mint finish. An oak-focused rum for toasty cocktails and or a lighter-bodied sipper.
86 points $34.99
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.