10 Best Rum Brands June 2015

There are many different brands of Rum available in the market today. How to choose the right rum for your taste can be difficult but there are ways to know what to pick. To find the best rum brand, you could look at the list of the 10 Best Rum's. They have put together a team of experts in order to analyze the different rums and come up with the top brands. Each rum is chosen for its unique taste and you will find that if you choose your rum from this list, you will not be disappointed with it. Ranking order is based on a wide range of qualitative and quantitative variables, including the payment of monthly listing fees to be in our directory. Learn more about our ranking process here.

 Best Rum Label Logo: Ron Zacapa Rum
#1 of 10 Best Rum Labels

Ron Zacapa Rum

Zacapa, Guatemala

#1 of 10 Top Rum Labels of 2015 - Ron Zacapa Rum is a drink that is made from sugar cane. It has been aged for about 20 years. A Sistema Solera aging process is used when making the rum. The rum has a bit of spice when drinking, and you can detect notes of spices when you open the bottle. However, it does have a smooth taste on finishing. Notes of cinnamon and some vanilla are present. A sweet finish is present on the palate.

 Top Rum Label Logo: Motu Rum
#2 of 10 Top Rum Labels

Motu Rum

Ponce, Puerto Rico

#2 of 10 Leading Rum Labels of 2015 - Motu Rum is a drink that has commonly been served to Kings and Queens. The drink has a golden color. It is made in the South Pacific with fresh ingredients from the islands. Only the best sugar cane is used when distilling the rum. It is imported to the United States through California. There are hints of vanilla, coconut and honey when tasting the rum. This is a drink that has a smooth flavor as there are few spices blended with the beverage.

 Leading Rum Label Logo: Maximo Extra Anejo Rum
#3 of 10 Best Rum Labels

Maximo Extra Anejo Rum

Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

#3 of 10 Leading Rum Labels of 2015 - Maximo Extra Anejo Rum has a color that is golden. Although the drink has a rich taste, it has a delicate aroma. There are notes of oak along with a hint of smoke paired with undertones of pear and coconut. These flavors blend together to give an almost tropical aspecct to the rum. When tasting the drink, it has a smooth consistency. There is a warm finish with notes of spices. This is a drink that is best sipped.

 Top Rum Label Logo: Vizcaya Rum
#4 of 10 Best Rum Labels

Vizcaya Rum

Vizcaya, Dominican Republic

#4 of 10 Best Rum Labels of 2015 - Caribbean climates cultivate an ecstatic delicacy in the form of Vizcaya Rum. This is a brand worthy of the kings and gods. With a noble Cuban heritage, these exotic liquors are rich with decadence and rife with sensory pleasures. Their roots trace back to Havana in the 19th century, but the operation soon migrated to South America. This move brought the renowned rum masters closer to their glorious sugar cane crops. As a result, the potently dynamic blends now hail from the legendary Dominican Republic. If you want to taste tropical exoticism that never ends, then Vizcaya is your only option!

 Leading Rum Label Logo: DonQ Gran Anejo Rum
#5 of 10 Top Rum Labels

DonQ Gran Anejo Rum

Ponce, Puerto Rico

#5 of 10 Top Rum Labels of 2015 - For rum aficionados who are fans of Don Q, Gran Anejo blended rum is a sure-fire hit. This is one of Don Q’s flagship blended rums. Its component rums are aged to perfection from 3 to 12 years to create a well-balanced, complex rum. Don Q Gran Anejo is well-known and well-respected rum that upholds the Puerto Rican rum tradition. This rum has won multiple awards. Most recently, it won The Rum Masters 2014 gold medal. Few blended rums can boast Gran Anejo's level of Craftsmanship.

 Top Rum Label Logo: Cruzan Single Barrel Rum
#6 of 10 Top Rum Labels

Cruzan Single Barrel Rum

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

#6 of 10 Best Rum Labels of 2015 - Cruzan Single Barrel Rum is one of the best rum brands on the market today because it consists of a blending of many different vintage rums that are then blended and aged together in a single barrel. The vintage rums that make up Cruzan Single Barrel Rum have been aged up to 12 years separately. When Cruzan Single Barrel Rum is poured into a glass, a delicious oak scent will emerge. Citrus peel coupled with dried fruit, oak and butterscotch are the tastes that assault the senses at first taste. This particular rum is complex, and offers the individual who wishes to sip their rum and enjoy a delicious taste and scent with every glass.

 Leading Rum Label Logo: Ron Barceló Rum
#7 of 10 Top Rum Labels

Ron Barceló Rum

San Pedro de Macorós, Dominican Republic

#7 of 10 Leading Rum Labels of 2015 - Ron Barceló Rum has been made in the Dominican Republic since 1930. It is made from pure sugarcane juice that is grown locally. The mash that is created by mixing the sugarcane juice with yeast is distilled through three pots to give it a crisp, clean taste. Once distilled, it is aged for at least one year in American oak barrels that are charred to give the rum a unique flavor. Ron Barcelo Rum has been named one of the ten brands to be given an Elite Status designation by International Wine & Spirits Research. It is the only Dominican Rum to get the status.

 Leading Rum Label Logo: Rogue Dark Rum
#8 of 10 Leading Rum Labels

Rogue Dark Rum

Independence, Oregon

#8 of 10 Leading Rum Labels of 2015 - Rogue Dark Rum is a rebellious treat that represents gentlemanly wit and ladylike scholarliness. In the art of liquor, this is a brand that truly believes in the concept of perfection! Dead Guy Whiskey barrels facilitate intense depth in the mix. These tiny batches are made with only pure cane sugar. All that it takes to achieve bottled divinity is some champagne yeast and crystalline coastal aqua. Toffee is the focal point of the palate up front. A lavish layer of brown sugar segues into a flavorful cavalcade of spices. The finish is extra smooth with an intense blast of roasted nuts.

 Leading Rum Label Logo: Kinkynero Dark Rum
#9 of 10 Top Rum Labels

Kinkynero Dark Rum

Sydney, Australia

#9 of 10 Leading Rum Labels of 2015 - Kinkynero Dark Rum has an amber color and is produced in an area of Trinidad. The rum has an alcohol content of 37% and has been aged for at least two years. Since it has been aged for a longer period of time, it has the darker color and richer flavors. There are hints of vanilla when smelling the rum. As the drink hits the palate, there are flavors of cocoa, raisins and vanilla that combine to make a sweet drink.

 Best Rum Label Logo: Santa Teresa Selecto Rum
#10 of 10 Top Rum Labels

Santa Teresa Selecto Rum

Santa Teresa, Venezuela

#10 of 10 Best Rum Labels of 2015 - Santa Teresa Selecto Rum has a golden color and is produced in a region of Venezuela. The drink has been aged for about 10 years. It has an alcohol content of 40%. The drink is darker because it has been aged for a longer period of time. This also gives the rum a richer flavor. When tasting the rum, there is a sweetness that blends well with the delicate spices that are used in making the drink.

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