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
$34.95
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
$19
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
$16.99
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
$36
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
$31
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
$24
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
$18.99
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
$35
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
$23
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.