There are many different types of rum. Many are listed below. Each has a different flavor. Light rum is used in many drinks for it’s milder flavor. Dark and spiced rum are used to kick-up drinks when they need a stronger flavor. The flavored rum is used for specialty drinks and can really add a unique taste to a cocktail. There is a very long list of brands of rum available. They very in price considerably. A good rum can be purchased for under $20 or as high as $100.

Calories In Rum

It all flavors of rum there are approximately 100 calories in a 1.5 oz shot.

Rum Drinks Info

The first distillation of rum took place on the sugarcane plantations of the Caribbean in the 17th century. The ability of the molasses’, a by-product of sugar refining, to be fermented into alcohol was discovered by plantation slaves. Later, the impurities of the fermented molasses was removed by distillation concentrating the alcohol and removing impurities, producing the first true rums.

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