8 Rums You Need To Buy Now

Rum isn’t just for tropical cocktails anymore—it’s the main ingredient in everything from white rums to dark Jamaican rums to spiced rum, and once you try it, you may never go back to anything else. If you aren’t quite sure where to start or what rum to buy next, these 10 must-try rums have everything you need to know about this delicious liquor that will have you wanting more and more! Get your rum today and enjoy!

1. Mauritius Dodo Gold Rum Dodo Bottle

Aged in a unique French oak barrel, Mauritius Dodo Gold Rum is a Caribbean rum that is both smooth and delicious. Made with high-grade top-quality dark molasses and aged in French oak barrels, this rum has a delightful personality beyond its strong taste.

2. Ron Zacapa Centenario Sistema Solera 23

The Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 is a luxurious rum that is full tasting, smooth, and full-bodied just like what real rum should be like. It is made from the finest sugar cane available in the Caribbean where it is aged for four years in American oak bourbon barrels.

3. Plantation Xo Barbados Bottling Note

This is a perfect rum for those who prefer rums with a sweet taste. XO Barbados is a blend of rums that are aged in oak casks for years, giving the rum its flavors and aroma. This rum has been bottled at 43% ABV to ensure that its flavors will not be lost even when consumed straight.

4. English Harbour 5 Bottling Note

This rum is smooth, sweet, and full-bodied. It is aged for five years in American oak barrels that were used before for Bourbon so you can expect the best from this rum. This is a rum that you can drink straight or mix with ice to make a tasty mojito.

5. Diplomático Exclusiva Bottling Note

This is a very good yet very affordable sipping rum that comes in a 500 ml bottle. Diplomático Exclusiva has an irresistible taste made from roasted sugar cane with hints of vanilla, tobacco, and chocolate. It is perfect for happy hours or after-dinner drinks.

6. Cut Overproof Rum

This is a rum that is aged for over 1 year in barrels that have once been used for Bourbon. It is a very smooth, sweet, and smoky rum with hints of caramel and vanilla. This rum does not come cheap but it is worth every penny.

7. Gosling's 151 Bottling Note

This is an extremely smooth, sweet, and smoky rum that is perfect with a frozen cocktail. It is made from blending rums that are aged in American oak barrels for three years. It is a very good-quality rum that is good enough to drink straight even though it comes in a shot.

8. Pusser's Blue Label Bottling Note

This is a rum that you want to store in your bar for personal use. It is a premium Navy rum with an amazing flavor and a velvety consistency. It comes in a beautiful bottle that makes it look more like a display piece rather than a drink, that’s how premium it is.