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Choosing which top selling rum brand to use in a cocktail can be a daunting task given all of rum brands available. To stock a home bar, good quality light rum should be your first choice as it is a requirement for many rum cocktails. A second priority would be the dark rums. Flavored rums are used more for specialty cocktails. Within each style of rum light, dark or spiced is a myriad of rum brands choices. Some of the leading brands in the United States are listed below:

Appleton Estate – The Appleton Estate Rum is just superb rum. Appleton Estate Rum works on its own or in a rum cocktail. Appleton Estate consists of various types of rums aged between five and ten years, which are blended together in oak vats and allowed to age for a few months. The result is a liquor somewhere between white and dark rum, which smells like molasses and brown sugar, with even a hint of maple.

Bacardi – Bacardi white rum is largest selling brand of rum in the US and worldwide. Bacardi white rum is colorless, clear, light-bodied rum which makes it an excellent choice for mixing. Most people have found this rum to be very easy drinking, smooth and silky, nice flavors, little after-taste, an all occasion drink. 

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Captain Morgan – Captain Morgan rum is no boring rum. Captain Morgan is sweet, but not overly so and as the name implies, it has a bit of a kick to it. No matter what you mix Captain Morgan with the flavorful spices come through. Rich amber in color, aged to be mellow and enhanced with unique fruit flavors and spices, with a hint of vanilla, Captain Morgan rum is the favorite of many. 

Myers Rum – Myers Brand of rum is distilled in process that creates a full bodies and more flavorful rum. Myers Rum is a dark rum produced the traditional way and retained in white oak. The molasses flavor is retained with a hint of flavor in the final product. Myers Rum is one of the most unique rums. 

Pusser’s Rum – Pusser’s is called the single malt of rum. Pusser Rum is still made in wooden pot-stills as opposed to modern industrial column-stills resulting in the most full-flavored, intense rum available anywhere. Pusser Rum has a rich aroma and a nice distinct rum flavor. 

Goslings Rum – Goslings Rum soundly encompasses what rum is meant to be. Like many fine rums, Goslings Rum carries as much sensation as flavor, tingling through the mouth and providing a surprisingly instant feeling of comfort to the throat and chest. Goslings Rum tastes of oak and aged fruit, while still clinging tightly to its core rum heritage. •

Whaler’s Rum –Whaler Rum is a really well rounded rum. Sweet flavors of molasses, sugar cane, and caramel. Excellent value, Whaler Rum is one of my favorite sipping rums. Whaler Rum is available in both light and dark rum and flavors including vanilla. Whaler Rum spiced rum is excellent is mixes with a wonderful aroma.

These are just a few of the top selling rum brands in the United States From this short list of top selling rum brands, your choices are a daunting task. Rum connoisseurs can find a top selling rum brand to fit their taste among any of these top selling rum brands.

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