By MEAL FACTS
Rum, which was once thought of as the drink of choice for sailors, has made quite a comeback and is now a preferred alcoholic beverage in many nations.
Similar to whisky or your favourite Bordeaux wine, rum's flavours can vary greatly depending on the components used, production methods, place of origin, and ageing.
The by-products of sugarcane, such as molasses or pressed sugar cane juice, are often used to create the distilled, alcoholic beverage. The liquid turns clear as it ages and ferments in oak barrels, giving us the beverage we are familiar with today.
Find the ideal rum to start the Rum Day celebrations in our compilation below, whether you prefer your rum on the rocks with a hint of lime or blended into a delectable cocktail.