Rum Facts

Rum is an alcoholic drink prepared from sugarcane juice or molasses. It is produced from the process of fermentation. Rum has been a part of traditional and cultural drink in the Caribbean. It is now extensively produced and consumed worldwide. Various varieties of rum are produced and the color of the rum indicates the age of it. The majority of the world’s rum production occurs in the Caribbean and Latin America. Rum is also produced in Scotland, Austria, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, the Philippines, India, Reunion Island, Mauritius, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, the United States, and Canada. Rums are produced in various grades. Light rums are commonly used in cocktails, whereas “golden” and “dark” rums were typically consumed straight or neat, on the rocks, or used for cooking, but are now commonly consumed with mixers. Premium rums are also available, made to be consumed either straight or iced. Rum is one of the most popular liquors and it is used in some of our favorite cocktails, including the Daiquiri and Mojito.

Name Rum
Name in Other Languages Albanian: Rum
Arabic: Ramm sharab mmuskar (رم شراب مسكر)
Armenian: Rrom (ռոմ)
Afrikaans: Rum
Azerbaijani: Rom
Bengali: Rāma (রাম)
Basque: Rum
Belarusian: Pом
Bosnian: Rum
Bulgarian: Pом
Catalan: Rom
Cebuano: Rum
Chinese: Lǎng mǔ jiǔ (朗姆酒)
Chichewa: Ramu
Croatian: Rum
Czech: Rum
Danish: Rom
Dutch: Rum
Estonian: Rumm
Esperanto: Ron
Finnish: Rommi
Filipino: Ram
French: Rhum
Galician : Ron
German: Rum
Greek: Roúmi (ρούμι)
Georgian: romi (რომი)
Gujarati : Rama (રમ)
Hausa: Giyan rum
Haitian: Creole wonm
Hebrew : רוֹם
Hindi: Ram (रम)
Hmong: Rum
Hungarian: Rum
Icelandic: Romm
Igbo: Rọm
Irish: Rum
Italian: Rum
Indonesian: Rum
Javanese: Rum
Japanese: Ramu sake (ラム酒)
Kannada: Ram (ರಮ್)
Kazakh: Pом
Khmer: Rum
Korean: leom ju (럼 주)
Latvian: Rums
Latin: Rum
Lithuanian: Romas
Lao: Rum
Malayalam: Lemon ju  (മദ്യം)
Marathi:  Camatkārika (चमत्कारिक)
Malagasy: Rôma
Malay: Rum
Maori: Rama
Mongolian: Ром дарс
Myanmar (Burmese): Ram a raat (ရမ်အရက်)
Macedonian: Pум
Maltese: Rum
Norwegian: Rum
Nepali: Rama (रम)
Persian: رم
Polish: Rum
Portuguese: Rum
Romanian: Rom
Russian: Pом
Serbian: Pум
Slovak: Rum
Slovenian: Rum
Spanish: Ron
Swedish: rom
Sinhala: Rm (රම්)
Sesotho: Ramo
Somali: Rum
Swahili: rom
Tajik: ром
Tamil: Ram (ரம்)
Telugu: Ram (రమ్)
Thai: Rạm (รัม)
Turkish: ROM
Ukrainian: Pом
Urdu: رم
Uzbek: ROM
Vietnamese: Rum
Welsh: Rum
Yiddish: Ram (ראַם)
Yoruba: Oti Romu
Zulu: Iramu
Rum Flavor/Aroma Changes with age. Generally gain golden and amber hues as they mature.
Rum Taste Smooth and sweet flavor
Varieties/Types
  • White or Clear Rum
  • Gold Or Pale Rum
  • Dark Rum
  • Black Rum
  • Navy Rum
  • Premium Aged Rum
  • Vintage Rum
  • Over proof Rum
  • Rhum Agricole
  • Cachaça
  • Aguardiente
  • Flavored and Spiced Rum
  • Old Monk
  • Bacardi
  • Captain Morgan
  • McDowell’s No. 1
  • Contessa
Major Nutrition Copper, Cu 0.021 mg (2.33%)
Iron, Fe 0.05 mg (0.63%)
Manganese, Mn 0.008 mg (0.35%)
Phosphorus, P 2 mg (0.29%)
Zinc, Zn 0.03 mg (0.27%)
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.003 mg (0.25%)
Potassium, K 1 mg (0.02%)
Health Benefits
  • Healthy heart
  • Common cold
  • Diabetes
  • Sore muscles
  • Keep scurvy away
  • Effective Antiseptic
  • Decreases Your Risk of Mental Disease
  • Can improve your Libido
  • Offers Longevity and Nutritional Benefits
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Reduces the risk of Gallstones
  • De-stressing
  • Good for Immunity
Calories in 1.5 fl oz 42 g 97 K cal