Jamaican Rums We Love

All highly rated, all delicious, all affordable, easy to find, and hailing from Jamaica. Look no further for your next pour!
Feb 08, 2017
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    Sweet & Rich
    Monymusk Plantation is part of the National Rums of Jamaica (NRJ) Group and now an official member of Authentic Caribbean Rum (ACR) authority. Special Reserve is a blend of rums produced at the Monymusk plantation in Jamaica. Before selection, they are individually aged in charred oak barrels.
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    Fruity & Herbal
    Selected and imported by MinistryOfRum.com founder Ed Hamilton, this black rum is a blend of extra light, light and heavy pot-still rums. The molasses used is from sugar grown on the Worthy Park Estate where the rum is distilled. Located 1,200 feet above sea level, the distillery is situated in the Vale of Lluidas, and produces mostly bulk rum.
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    Hogo & Roast
    Coruba Dark is a staple in the field of tropical mixology. Inexpensive, assertive, and funky, it would be difficult to miss in most mixed drinks. Coruba is often used to provide a "bottom end" in tiki drinks, and manages to stand up to strong citrus flavors. It is a blend of pot and column still rum that's been aged at least two years in American oak barrels.
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    Sweet & Rich
    Appleton Estate is one of the oldest brands of rums on the market having been established in 1779. The estate where the sugarcane is harvested, processed, distilled, and aged encompasses over 11,000 acres in Nassau Valley, Jamaica. American ex-bourbon barrels are used for aging, which in this case, is for a minimum of 12 years. Note: This was formerly known as Appleton Estate Extra 12 Year. The name was changed in mid 2015.
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    Fruity & Sweet
    Blackwell Rum is the creation of Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records and a pioneer in the music industry. Blackwell helped bring the likes of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh to the international stage and has joined forces with Joy Spence (master blender for Appleton Estate) to revive an old family recipe. Incidentally, his mother's family previously owned Appleton Estate and J. Wray & Nephew. Pot and column distilled rums are aged in American oak barrels for 18-24 months.
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    Woody & Roast
    Smooth Ambler spirits does distill and bottle some of its spirits in West Virginia, they also buy products on the open market. Revelation Rum is sourced from Jamaica and was distilled in 1990.
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    Fruity & Sweet
    The Jamaica 2001 is part of Plantation’s Historical Vintages line, which also includes the Trinidad 1999 and the Barbados 2001. As with other releases in the Plantation Rum Collection, the Jamaica 2001 is produced using traditional methods. The rum is then finished with Plantation’s signature aging process - rums are shipped from their country of origin and brought to the Ferrand estate in France, where they rest for several months in small French oak barrels.
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    Hogo & Rich
    J Wray & Nephew is a renowned overproof rum produced in Kingston, Jamaica weighing in at 126 proof. Wray & Nephew, as it's known behind bars, is not only a very popular spirit in its home country, but is also the top-selling high-strength rum in the world. It is produced from a combination of both pot and column distillations of a 30 hour fermentation of sugarcane molasses wash and proprietary house yeast.
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    Rich & Hogo
    Plantation rums are selected from various Caribbean regions, many of them vintage dated. This one was a molasses-based, pot-still rum from Jamaica. It was then re-casked and aged further in former Cognac casks at the Maison Ferrand who own the Plantation brand of rums.
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    Sweet & Rich
    Myers's Rum, named for founder Fred L. Myers, has been produced in Jamaica since 1879. This molasses-based dark rum is a blend of up to nine rums made in both continuous and pot stills. It's aged up to four years in ex-bourbon barrels.