Rum, Ron or Rhum? Which is which?
English-style rums mainly produced in Jamaica, Barbados and Belize. It is usually darker in color and fuller in taste. It tends to be oily, very thick, and quite spicy offering a significant aromatic intensity. Mostly made from molasses.
Spanish-style rum mainly produced in South America (Cuba, Panama & Venezuela…) and made by fermenting molasses. It tends to be lighter in body and flavour, perfect for cocktails.
French-style rhum or rhum agricole mainly comes from Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Haiti. It is made from fresh-pressed sugarcane and is typically drier with a more fruity and floral notes.
Know the difference. Taste the difference.