Myers ‘Original Dark’ Rum
Myers’s Rum, named for founder Fred L. Myers, has been produced in Jamaica since 1879. This molasses-based dark rum is a blend of up to nine rums made in both continuous and pot stills. It’s aged up to four years in ex-bourbon barrels.
It’s rich and almost earthy, with sweet and peppery spices. Vanilla, brown sugar and coffee add sweetness and complexity. Finishes a bit hot to be a pure sipping rum, but there’s a good reason bartenders the world over reach for it to make a variety of cocktails.
A dark rum that works well in cocktails, Myer’s Rum is a Jamaican rum named after Fred L Myers who created that brand in 1879. It is a blend of 9 different rums.