About Gold Rum

About Gold Rum
Golden Rums, also known as Amber Rums, are generally medium-bodied and a little sweeter to taste. Most have spent several years aging in oak casks, which give them smooth, mellow palates. They are a little darker than light Rum and a little lighter than Black Rum.

Top Picks for Gold Rum

Tanduay Gold Asian Rum
90 points
$19
Best Buy
A flavorful, candied rum that will work in lots of tropical cocktails.
90 points $19 Best Buy
Star Union Spirits Gold Rum
88 points
$36
A dry, oaky Gold Rum for flavorful Dark n Stormies.
Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum
87 points
$31
A flavorful and appealing gold Rum with a lot of fruit contrasted by a drying, warming finish.
RonDiaz Gold Rum
84 points
$11
A solid Rum for the back bar that will be serviceable in basic cocktails and shots, but specifically best in a Rum & Coke.
Mezan Chiriquí Rum
84 points
$24
A fairly neutral gold rum that will nestle nicely in a wide range of cocktails and punches.
Jd Shore Amber Rum
83 points
$23
A candied gold rum for holiday cocktails.