An unusual Paraguayan white rum. Why unusual? Well, it's from Paraguay, for starters. It's also one of the only organic white rums we've ever come across, and at this price it's a good value mixer with excellent credentials.
Released in autumn 2011, Bacardi Oakheart is a spiced rum-based spirit and is so-called because some of the rums are matured in ex-bourbon oak casks. Notes of brown sugar, honey and burnt vanilla custard with a short, lightly cinnamony finish.
Tanduay White rum is a major global rum brand that has been hitherto unknown in the UK. The Tanduay company has been producing rum in the Phillipines for over 150 years and has won numerous medals, including a Gold Medal at Monde Selection 2008 and a Silver Medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2008.
This marvellous aged Paraguayan rum has got a very shiny halo - not only is it organic, but it's also Fairtrade! Its carbon footprint's probably not great, but that kind of goes with the territory for rum.
A spiced rum from the creators of Blavod, named for the red leg hermit crab that's native to the coral reefs of the Caribbean. It's infused with ginger and vanilla before being rested in oak casks to round out and marry the spicy flavours.
Chairman's Reserve is a blend of double distilled pot still and continuous still rums from the beautiful island of St. Lucia. A worthy winner of a Gold Medal and ‘Best in Class’ award at the International Wine and Spirit Competition 2008.
Bundaberg can only be called Cane Spirit in the UK as it is less than 40%. It is a famous spirit with a cult following from Northern Queensland in Australia. 'Bundy', as it is affectionately known, is an institution in Oz and continues to win new fans abroad.
Named for the region on southern tip of Mahé island, part of the Seychelles, this is a crisp and clean spirit perfect for mixing. It would be called rum, but it's slightly below the limit prescribed by EU regulations.