Delivery Login
Blog Contact Trade +44 (0)1892 888 376
My Basket
Total$0.00
You can change the currency displayed here.
click to close

Dark Rum

Dark rum gets its colour from oak ageing. The intense tropical heat expands and contracts the barrels and the wood becomes porous, like a sponge, forcing the spirit in and out of the oak. This adds all of the flavours present in wood – sweetness, vanillin, tannins etc. Rum is often aged in bourbon and sherry barrels and this in turn brings additional flavours - a raisiny, syrupy sweetness in the case of sherry ageing, or toasty vanilla and smoke from bourbon barrel maturation.

Dark Rum

Share This!

Mature Your Own Kit
Glenmorangie Whisky Distillery
Spirit of Hven Distillery
Master of Malt Single Cask Whisky
That Boutique-y Whisky Company
Origin Gin
Rhum J.M Gold
(70cl, 50%)
Rhum agricole from Martinique, aged in oak casks for at least 12 months.  More info
$65.70
Diplomático Reserva
(70cl, 40%)
A very good aged rum from Diplomático in Venezuela. This is mix of both potstill and column still rums. This was awarded a Gold Medal at the Rum Experience 2007 in London.  More info
$45.22
Deep, intense rum from Venezuelan producer Pampero. Superb sipping rum.  More info
User Rating:  Rating (3.5/5)
$33.22
This gorgeous pot still rum comes from the Diamond distillery in Guyana. It was matured in a bourbon barrel from 2003 to 2013, when it was bottled by Svenska Eldvatten in Sweden for their Rum Swedes...  More info
$110.75
This is a dark rum from Clarkes Court which is aged in ex-Bourbon casks to give it it's amber hue and oaky flavour.  More info
$46.08
Rhum J.M XO
(70cl, 45%)
Rhum agricole from Martinique, Rhum JM XO is made on the north of the island, in the foothills of Montagne Pelee, a volcano. The rum is distilled in column distilled and aged in oak for over 10 years.  More info
$110.52
Westerhall Superb Light Rum, made in Grenada, in the West Indies, and it's, well, superb!  More info
$34.97
Admiral Benbow Navy Rum
(70cl, 37.50%)
This was named after the legendary Admiral John Benbow who served in the Royal Navy from 1678 to 1702. It's a rich navy-style rum and it works very well in cocktails or with mixers.  More info
$22.41
Independently bottled, single barrel, cask strength rum! Cor, what a treat! This comes from the Caroni distillery in Trinidad and was aged in a single bourbon barrel from 1999 to 2014. It was bottled...  More info
$139.37
This is a delicious dark rum from Nicaragua, distilled there in column stills in 2001, after quite a short fermentation. It was then matured in bourbon casks and finished in Cognac casks before...  More info
$55.83
Bacardi Gold
(70cl, 37.50%)
Bacardi Gold was created in 1862 in Cuba. Today it is produced in Puerto Rico and it is the world's most popular gold rum. Sometimes known as "Oro".  More info
$33.61
Elements 8 Gold Rum
(70cl, 40%)
A very fruity, very honeyed gem from St Lucia. Elements 8 gold rum is a light-to-medium-bodied spirit which works well as both a mixer and a sipper with a few ice cubes and a splash of lime.  More info
$56.26
The O.V.D. is a blend of Demerara rums and flavoured with spices to create this easy drinking rum in a whopping 1.5 litre bottle.  More info
$79.34
Atlantico Rum Reserva
(70cl, 40%)
A Reserva Rum from top producer - Atlantico.  More info
$66.95
Flor de Caña recommend this gold 4 year old rum as a mixing product. It was awarded a Best in Class at the 2005 International Wine and Spirits Competition in London.  More info
$38.22
Lamb's Navy Rum
(70cl, 40%)
Lamb's rum is a very good value for money Navy rum made with rums from Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.  More info
$28.76
Single cask pot-distilled Jamaican rum anybody? Thought so. Another excellent release from Duncan Taylor, 221 bottles of this 13 year old rum from Hampden distillery were filled in February 2014.  More info
$129.54
Clément VSOP
(70cl, 40%)
Clément VSOP is a rhum agricole, matured for a year in virgin French oak barrels, before a three maturation in re-charred bourbon barrels. This was awarded a Gold by the Beverage Tasting Institute and...  More info
$62.46
A blend of Demerara rums, intended for mixing purposes.  More info
$17.41
Ron Barceló Añejo
(70cl, 37.50%)
Lovely golden/dark rum from the Dominican Republic, Ron Barceló Añejo works well in cocktails, or on the rocks.  More info
$35.88
Pyrat Rum Cask 1623
(75cl, 40%)
Distilled on Anguilla, this is a very limited release rum, matured in oak for as much as 40 years! The decanter is made of hand-blown glass, and it comes in a handmade walnut case.  More info
$368.37
Single domaine rhum agricole from south-western Mauritius, aged in oak barrels for 4 years prior to careful blending on site. Expect fresh vanilla, sweet stone fruit and dried grass notes from this...  More info
User Rating:  Rating (4.5/5)
$74.75
This bottle of Captain Morgan's Black Label dark rum was bottled in the 1980s. Production methods and sources of ingredients often change over the years, as such this could be very different to the...  More info
$159.47
This "multi millesime" from the Plantation range is a single barrel blend of three vintages: 1999, 2001 and 2003. These are aged in the cellars of Cognac Ferrand and the result is a light, sweet rum...  More info
$87.10
From the beautiful Island of Mauritius, all the way out in the Indian Ocean, comes the cracking New Grove Oak Aged Rum. A spicy, sensual blend of rums aged between 1 and 15 years. Perfect on ice for a...  More info
$50.27
Pages 12345678910 »

Recently viewed

We use cookies to help provide you with the best possible online shopping experience. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device.
Visit our privacy policy page for more information.

The prices currently being shown in USD are approximate, and should be used for illustrative purposes only. All prices are in GBP and all orders are charged in GBP. The order total – the amount you will actually be charged – will be displayed in GBP before you place your order. Click here to change your currency.
We Accept
Delivery Partners
Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp.
ATOM Supplies Ltd trading as Master of Malt. Registered office: North House, 198 High Street, Tonbridge, TN9 1BE. Registered in England & Wales. Company number 3193057, VAT number GB 662241553.