Winter is on its way and with Christmas and New Year’s Eve on the cards we are already high on the spirit of celebration. Now, having a good time is all about perspective and we all have our own ways to enter the zone. But when it’s winter and you want to make the most of the holidays, then a dose of good rum will take your happiness a few notches higher. You can easily get hold of great rum brands list from the internet, but here are some of our favourite rum brands in India which strike a perfect balance between great taste and your budget.
Presenting 5 great rum brands in India with prices which are worth adding to your rum brands list.
This rum brand has become literally become synonymous to the word ‘RUM’.
When the question is about doing justice to your pocket and enjoying a great taste at the same time, then among all the rum brands in India Old Monk definitely dominates the top spot.
This rum brand has become literally become synonymous with the word ‘RUM’. It has a sweet aroma infused with a vanilla flavour and the best part is the rum will be really gentle to you though it belongs to the category of strong rum brands in India.
With an average price tag of approx. 500 INR, Old Monk Rum comes in various avatars. And these are Old Monk Supreme Rum, Old Monk Gold Reserve Rum, Old Monk XXX Rum, Old Monk Deluxe XXX Rum, Old Monk White Rum and Old Monk Legend-Limited Edition Rum.
Bacardi Black Rum
This rum is pretty much new to our list, but it quickly climbed to the top mainly due to its intense flavour and attractive pricing. Bacardi Black Rum falls under the category of premium rum brands in India.
Though it is a strong rum, it also has a sweeter side since it contains ingredients like orange peels, oak and sweet molasses. You can also identify a distinct smokey flavour as the rum is aged for three years in heavily-charred oak barrels.
This rum brand is priced at around 850 INR for a 750ml bottle.
Captain Morgan is a sugarcane-based rum which is aged in oak barrels, generally for a year. Named after the 17th-century privateer and the lieutenant governor of Jamaica, Sir Henry Morgan and marketed in India by Diageo, this rum has a unique spicy flavour and a golden colour.
Among the various rum brands in India, it is perhaps the only pocket-friendly rum which has an intense but smooth flavor and a really good label art which does justice to its slogan – ‘To Life, Love and Loot‘.
Priced at around 780 INR for a 750ml bottle, Captain Morgan Rum comes in 2 variants in India. These are Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and Captain Morgan Black Jamaica Rum.
Blended with original rum, made from fermented molasses and added with natural spices, Jolly Roger is the most inexpensive of all the rum brands in India.
An authentic dark rum, Jolly Roger is intense but has a balanced taste and the best part is it’s absolutely gentle.
A 750ml bottle costs just 270 INR but the bottle is so pretty that you will surely give it a good space to share in your minibar.
Old port is pretty old rum brand in India and a hot favourite among the Indian army men. First manufactured in 1948, Old port has a dry fruity flavour with a hint of vanilla and butterscotch.
Priced at 260 INR, this rum comes with 4 variants. These are Old Port Deluxe Rum, Old Port Matured Rum, Amrut XXX Classic Rum, Amrut XXX.
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