A Caipirinha, the national cocktail of Brazil.
As rum ages, it takes on stronger and richer flavors not unlike caramelized sugar. Spiced rum flavors will vary according to brand, but many have various fruit flavors with a hint of vanilla.
Higher in alcohol content than standard rum, often as high as 75 percent (or 151 proof). Usually used in cooking.
Light or Silver Rum
Clear, dry and light-bodied rum with a mild, sweet flavor.
Light rum that may be aged or that has caramel color added.
Light or gold rum with added spices and flavors.
Dark in color, full-bodied and with a strong flavor. This rum can be aged in oak barrels and is popular for cooking.
Aged rum is dark, full-bodied and full-flavored.
Made in Brazil from fresh sugarcane juice.
Light rum with added flavors. Great for mixed drinks.