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.
Lime Bite is a flavoured rum-based spirit drink from Captain Morgan, made with rum from the Caribbean, lime and other natural flavours. It was created to be used as a mixer with beer, though it works well with cola, fruit juices and energy drinks.
Caliche is an aged white rum from Puerto Rico. A blend of four different aged rums matured for 3, 4, 5 and in a solera system respectively, this is distilled five times and then charcoal filtered to remove any colour.
A blend of rums from five distilleries, each aged between three and twelve years then filtered to remove the colour. The rums are from Trinidad, Jamaica, Barbados and Guyana, with the intriguing addition of some Batavia Arrack from Java. As you'd expect, this is a big, characterful rum that sits well in a posh daiquiri.
Bacardi Superior Rum is now available at a higher strength of 44.5%. The best-selling spirit brand worldwide, enjoyed in more than 170 countries. Bacardi Carta Blanca was created in 1862 and is still, remarkably, a family-controlled brand.