Our Top Rated Rums From September

Out of all of the rums we reviewed in the month of September, these ten took home the best scores from our Tasting Table!
Oct 05, 2016
  • 10
    Rich & Spicy
    This Pennsylvania distillery uses 100% turbinado, a raw sugar, rather than a processed molasses in an attempt to produce a softer product. Their Spiced Rum is infused with a blend of eight different spices, including fresh orange zest and vanilla beans. The Distillery's name refers to the Bob Dylan song of the same name.
  • 9
    Oily & Sweet
    Coronation Khukri rum was created in 1974 in honor of the coronation of the King of Nepal, His Royal Highness Shri Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. The special bottling can be found in a dagger shaped bottle and a regular bottle.
  • 8
    This Pennsylvania distillery uses 100% turbinado, a raw sugar rather than a processed molasses in an attempt to produce a softer product. The Distillery's name refers to the raucous and rowdy Bob Dylan song of the same name. They produce several rum bottlings, this one is their standard-proof, unaged version.
  • 7
    The Royal Jamaican line of rums are crafted by National Rums of Jamaica at their Clarendon distillery, which also makes Captain Morgan for much of the world outside of the U.S. The Royal Jamaican label indicates that the rum is pot-stilled and aged in oak barrels, although no age statement is given.
  • 6
    Spicy & Oily
    Produced in St. Croix, the rum is then blended with natural flavors and spices. The rum holds the color of light tea in the bottle and glass, evaporating quickly after agitation. It's bottled at 35% ABV.
  • 5
    Sweet & Rich
    Bones Virgin Islands Rum is a tribute to pirate adventure on the high seas, blended from a selection of small batch rums aged a minimum of 4 years, sourced throughout the Virgin Islands. It's aged in a combination of cherry wood, French oak and American oak barrels and bottled in St. Thomas.
  • 4
    Spicy & Sweet
    Belmont, North Carolina is home to Muddy River Distillery, founded by Robbie and Caroline Delaney. Their spiced rum, which took 2 years of recipe development to create, contains hints of vanilla and cinnamon, along with other secret ingredients. It's bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 3
    Woody & Sweet
    Queen Charlotte's Reserve Carolina Rum is produced by Muddy River Distillery in Belmont, North Carolina. It's named after the nearby "muddy” Catawba River and was established in 2011 by Robbie Delaney. His wife Caroline has since joined the business and together they produce about 300 bottles a day using custom-built stills, named Liberty and Democracy, that Robbie designed himself. This rum ages for about a year in virgin American white oak barrels before being bottled at 42% ABV.
  • 2
    Flor De Caña has been producing rum in Nicaragua since 1890. Distilled from molasses of sugarcane and aged in ex-bourbon barrels, this rum is the youngest expression in their Centenario collection.
  • 1
    Fruity & Sweet
    This is a white rum flavored with coconut from Cruzan. It is distilled in St. Croix and is bottled at 42 proof.