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Myers's Original Dark Rum*Packaging may vary

Myers's Original Dark Rum

Dark Rum /40% ABV / Jamaica




Product Details

Category
Dark Rum
Region
Jamaica
ABV
40%

Product Description

Founded in 1879 in Kingston, Jamaica, Myers's represents over 140 years of authentic Rum heritage, pride, and history. The Myers's commitment to producing the highest quality, genuine Jamaican rum drove this brand to global recognition; today, we are proud to honor that legacy by using only the finest ingredients in every bottle. Myers's Rum is produced from pure sugarcane juice that is boiled into molasses, fermented, and expertly distilled using both continuous and pot still distillation methods. After distillation, the rum is matured in white oak barrels. It is this final aging period that contributes to Myers's distinctive color, aroma, and taste guaranteed to elevate our drink. Experience buttery notes upon entry followed by sweet sugar cane, caramel, tobacco, leather, honey, and dark chocolate with elements of raisin and fig. The finish has a decadent dark chocolate character with brown sugar, smokiness and underlying oak notes that make Myers's a genuine original that stands the test of time. Enjoy our signature Myers's Planters' Punch: - 1 part squeezed lime juice - 2 parts simple syrup - 3 parts Myers's Original Dark Rum - Dash of bitters - Orange slice (for garnish) Mix ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and shake well. Serve in highball glass filled with shaved ice nd garnish with an orange slice. Celebrate 140 years of rum-making tradition passed down straight to your glass with one of our signature cocktails or craft your own favorite.

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Community Reviews

4.8(21 Reviews)
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  • Dorothy S.
    Verified Buyer
    Dec 19 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Excellent

  • Raymond J.
    Verified Buyer
    Aug 29 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Quality rum all the way.

  • Pam L.
    Verified Buyer
    Aug 4 2021
    Verified Buyer

    A OK

  • Ryan
    Verified Buyer
    Feb 9 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Can't give any less than 1 star but it literally tasted like soap, honestly one of the worst things I've ever drank in my life.

  • Kay A.
    Verified Buyer
    Feb 6 2021
    Verified Buyer

    As advertised.

  • Julia H.
    Verified Buyer
    Jan 15 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Great!

  • Curt D.
    Verified Buyer
    Dec 16 2020
    Verified Buyer

    This is a good rum that works nicely in egg nog, about 2-3oz aded to 16oz nog is nearly ideal but at 4oz begins to get boozy. Rum Chata is perfect at 4oz added to 16oz nog. The spice in Meyers seems more like Rum Chata than Kracken.

  • Nan
    Verified Buyer
    Dec 5 2020
    Verified Buyer

    I love the Myers Dark Rum but I hate the plastic bottle!

  • Mark S.
    Verified Buyer
    Dec 5 2020
    Verified Buyer

    Always great!

  • Edward
    Verified Buyer
    Nov 16 2020
    Verified Buyer

    Billed for the 1-liter but received the 750ml

FAQs

Dark rum doesn't really have a definition. However, dark rum generally refers to rum that is brown in appearance thanks either aging, or the addition of molasses or caramel coloring. Dark rum is known to taste slightly more charred than other varieties, like white rum. That said, people often drink it neat or with over ice.
Dark rum goes great with a number of mixers, including ginger ale, orange juice, grapefruit juice and sodas like Coca-Cola. Dark rum has the heaviest, fullest body of any other variety of rum. It's rich in color, flavor and body - usually tasting of caramel and molasses. So, any beverage that could use a kick of caramel will be well suited to go with dark rum.
Also known as white rum, this is rum that has no color and a light flavor because its filtered multiple times and has a short aging period. It's often aged in steel tanks and is known for having a light body and sweet flavor. This is different than gold or dark rum which is aged in wooden casks and is notably more caramel tasting.

Drizly's take

Spice up your tiki cocktails with Myers's® original dark rum. Create your own tiki bar at home by using this sophisticated spirit from Jamaica to craft delicious mai tai and zombie drinks. The distillers boil sugar with molasses, ferment it and then distill it with continuous and pot-still methods to create this rum's distinctive flavor. The aging process gives Myers's dark rum its taste and hue. This Jamaican spirit features notes of sugarcane, tobacco, caramel, leather, honey and chocolate. The Myers's distillery has been committed to crafting quality liquors and genuine rum since 1879. Today, it's one of the leading spirit brands worldwide.

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