About Rum Aged more than 3 Years

About Rum Aged more than 3 Years
Añejo and Age-Dated Rums are aged Rums from different vintages or batches that are mixed together to insure a continuity of flavor in brands of Rum from year to year. Some aged Rums will give age statements stating the youngest Rum in the blend (e.g., 10-year-old Rum contains a blend of Rums that are at least 10 years old). A small number of French island Rums are Vintage Dated.

Top Picks for Rum Aged more than 3 Years

Chairman’s Reserve 1931 Rum
98 points
$99.99
Golden amber color. Aromas of brown butter, mulling spices, bay, and copper pot with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, complex, very long charred banana leaf, strawberry, lychee, soy-glazed nuts, and tobacco finish. A hypnotic, pairable rum packed with layers of graceful agricole-like flavors topped off with notes of East Asian fruit on the finish; will be stupendous in cocktails and also deserving of a slow sipping session.
98 points $99.99
APPLETON ESTATE 21 Year Old Rum
96 points
$149
Copper color. Aromas of chocolate-covered caramels, sweet cigarillo, and copper pot with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a peppery, brisk caramelized banana, rye crisps, caramel cake, raisin bread pudding, and clove finish. A robust, spicy and caramelly Rum with great intensity; drink in Technicolor.
Awards: 2021 Best Rum
Motörhead Premium Dark Rum
96 points
$35
Bronze color. Aromas of madeira cake, chicory, nuts in molasses, cappuccino, and toffee with a round, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, elegant, very long roasted coffee bean, sweet tea, cacao nib, roasted mango on molasses cookie, carob, and melange of baking spices. finish. A rich, flavor-packed rum brimming with a delicious combination of power and grace; drink this.
Denizen Merchants Reserve 8 Year Old Rum
96 points
$34.99
Golden amber color. Grassy aromas of pineapple husk, banana leaf, dried peach, toasted coconut, green mango, and rooibos tea with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light body and a very long lime curd, parmesan, minerals, creme caramel, and cascara finish. A complex rum that offers layers and layers of grassy, funky flavors; prepare yourself for a stupendous cocktail or a neat pour to write home about.
96 points $34.99
The Real McCoy Limited Edition 14 Year Aged Rum
95 points
$69.99
Amber color. Complex aromas and flavors of wet oak, Palo Santo, molasses cookie, tobacco, and leather with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, complex, long finish manifesting nuances of Champurrado, dried mango, creme brulee, hickory, and flamed orange finish. An elegantly dry rum with layers and layers of flavor; time has been very good to this spirit.
95 points $69.99
Teeda Japanese Rum
95 points
$36.95
Light gold color. Minerally aromas of sweet plantain, hot copper, panela, tonka bean, and elotes with a slightly chewy, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long toasted mango muffin, mango-infused caramel, pineapple smoothie, and lychee finish. A distinctive, chewy rum with pervasive notes of dried mango; memorable daiquiri riffs incoming.
95 points $36.95
Mount Gay XO Triple Cask Blend Rum
94 points
$65
Amber color. Aromas of caramelized nuts, dried tropical fruits, leather-bound wood, and lit beeswax candle with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, medium-long cherry cola, dark roasted nuts, and toasted oak finish. A delicious, densely flavored, dry aged rum with great versatility as a sipper or in elevated cocktails.
Bacardi Gran Reserva Diez Rum
94 points
$40
Amber color. Aromas of maraschino cherry, grilled mango, tonka bean, and espresso with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length cold brew coffee, dark caramel, and maple finish. A rich and slightly roasty Aged Rum; sip this superbly balanced spirit slowly or try in cocktails!
APPLETON ESTATE 15 Year Old Rum
94 points
$64
Dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of petrol, carob, Seville orange, halvah, and fruit cake with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a smooth, elegant, long finish displaying notes of tangerine zest, dark chocolate, grilled artichoke, marcona almonds, black pepper, cinnamon, and aniseed biscotti. A full-flavor, spicy Rum that rewards the patient sipper; also delicious for Rum-centric cocktails.
The Real McCoy 12 Year Aged Rum
94 points
$49.99
Dark amber color. Aromas of hazelnut spread, cherry jam, pecan praline, and grilled peach and pineapple with a velvety, crisp, dryish medium body and a tingling, subtle, long espresso, smoked vanilla, brown sugar, leather, island spices, and toffee finish. A decadent, complex rum ideal for sipping.
94 points $49.99