White rums are light spirits, mostly distilled in column sitlls, rested briefly in stainless steel vats after distillation and then bottled after dilution without further ageing. As such they are fresh and versatile spirits suitable for a bewildering variety of cocktails.
A handcrafted, small batch rum, distilled three times at low temperatures from molasses in pot stills for an emphasis on fruitiness in the spirit. It's then matured for three months in oak, slowly allowing the flavour to develop while minimising the potentially overpowering influence of the wood. And after all of that, it's also the first rum to be distilled by Zuidam at their distillery in the Netherlands.
Don Q Cristal rum is a multiple distilled white rum produced at Destileria Serrallés in the town of Ponce in southern Puerto Rico. Aged in American white oak barrels to round out the spirit, this works well as a replacement for vodka in a variety of cocktails.
Cruzan is a golden single barrel rum of some renown, having been made on St. Croiz since the mid-eighteenth century. The rums used for the single barrel release - the distillery's top-of-the-range offering - are aged up to twelve years and spend a year marrying in new oak after blending before each cask is bottled individually.
Diplomático Blanco is a super premium Venezuelan rum, designed and formulated carefully to achieve an extraordinary body, balance and softness. Diplomatico Blanco has already won the coveted title of 'Rum Master' in the White Rums category at the Drinks Business Spirits Masters awards 2009.
A white rum produced from sugar cane grown locally in the Seychelles on the island of Mahé. The 'vesou' is the sweetest juice, released on the first pressing of the cane, and this is fermented and distilled to create a crisp agricole rhum.
An ambitious Jamaican silver rum, described by the producers thus: ‘Proclaimed as the Belvedere of Rum, Smatt’s is a combination of Jamaican column and pot stilled Rums, combining to create a beautifully flavoured and well balanced drink, perfect for cocktails or sipping neat’.