Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Rum's True Flavors

Jack Bettridge
Issue: April 30, 2010

Wander down the rum aisle of your local liquor store and you'll likely notice a burgeoning phenomenon already well-trod in the vodka category: flavored rum. You can get rum laced with about anything-citrus flavors, spices, coconut, banana, pineapple and vanilla, to name only a few. That's well and good, but I'd like to suggest an alternative that is far superior: rums that get their flavor the old-fashioned way-through aging.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 30, 2010.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories