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6 American Rum Brands You Must Try in 2018

Here is the short list of American Rum brands that you must try in 2018.

1. Rumson's Coffee Rum (Massachusetts, ABV – 40%)

Rumson's Coffee Rum

Rumson’s Coffee Rum is smooth and sweet, with a warm roasted coffee flavor, a hint of vanilla, and a decadent buttery finish. Fine Caribbean rum, lightly aged, and custom blended at Rumson’s. The rums are chosen for their distinctive and savory flavor profiles. The spirits are then blended and finished in our New England rum house. This is a very attractive coffee Liqueur with a super Rum heart.

2. Rumson's Spiced Rum (Massachusetts, ABV- 40%)

Rumson's Spiced Rum

Fine Caribbean rum, lightly aged, and custom blended at Rumson’s. This spirit is a perfect companion to your favorite mix or delicious straight up. Rumson’s Spiced Rum is smooth and sweet with a tasty nutmeg, vanilla, and butterscotch finish. The aromatics are hauntingly similar to the Rumson’s standard Rum with a greater focus on sweet vanilla, nutmeg, and golden syrup.

3. Rumquila (Alabama ABV – 40%)


Rumquila is a special blend of ultra-premium run and imported super-premium tequila. The Rum is made from multiple grains and distilled six times, whereas the tequila is made from pure blue agave plants and distilled in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Rumquila’s rich caramel like notes is achieved by blending these Rum and Tequila bases in small vats, macerated together at a high temperature to achieve a perfect blend. 

4. Rumson's Grand Reserve Rum (Massachusetts, ABV – 40%)

Rumson's Grand Reserve Rum

Rumson's Grand Reserve Rum Crown Jewel - Exceptionally smooth, exceptional taste. A custom blend, this union of fine, aged Caribbean rums, creates a refined flavor exclusive to Rumson’s. This rich, full-bodied sipping rum is remarkably smooth and delicious. A classic finish, with notes of caramel and butterscotch, make this unique spirit the perfect choice for your greatest adventures – Rumson’s Grand Reserve Rum – Smooth, Sweet, Memorable.

5. Florida Old Reserve (Florida, ABV – 43%)

Florida Old Reserve

Florida Old Reserve rum is blended and bottled in Florida and given an aging in sherry casks--a technique often used for scotch that tends to provide a darker red color to the rum and give hints of wine character. Delicate aromas of bananas foster, pencil shavings, honey roasted nuts, and pepper with a soft, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-length iced horchata, coconut milk, cedar, and tobacco leaf finish. A Gold rum with spicy wood character.

6. Rumson's Rum (Massachusetts, ABV – 40%)

Rumson's Rum

Rumson's Rum is delicious neat or a perfect companion to your favorite mixer. This is a medium-bodied, floral rum with a hint of citrus, a bit of sweet and a crisp, warm finish. The palate is in full agreement with the nose as the sweeter flavors converge on the core giving a silky and buttery mouthfeel with a generous dose of spice and wood to create a crisp finish.