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Myers's Original Dark rum

Myers's Original Dark

Jamaica | Dark

Myer’s Original Dark Rum is a blend of up to nine different rums of various ages, all of which are distilled using Jamaica's typical production method: pot-stills. The Original Dark Rum is slightly unique in Jamaica however, because some of the molasses used earlier in the process is added back in after distillation.

Myers rum has been produced since 1879 and named after its founder, Fred Myers.

5.6/10(307 ratings)
Easily consumable in a bind

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Posted over 3 years ago by Jonte Json from Sweden with 110 ratings

THE very best for Cuba Libre, with excellent molasses sweetness. A must for Cuba Libre lovers!

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Posted over 7 years ago by Skeelos from United States with 28 ratings

Just bought this the other day and am trying out the suggestions on the back (w/o the Grenadine). With orange juice, this is actually pretty smooth, and tasty...you can tell there is rum in it for sure. By itself, it is fairly harsh.

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Posted over 7 years ago by SlowRain from Taiwan, Republic Of China with 33 ratings

This is one of the first rums I can still remember. There were others previous to it, but I can't remember them anymore. This one is quite ubiquitous, so you should be able to find it with little difficulty. However, it's primarily for mixing. Tasty enough, but not smooth enough.

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Posted almost 8 years ago by JJ Geewax from United States with 36 ratings

A bit harsh, not quite as good a flavor as an Appleton 8.

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Posted almost 8 years ago by Sherm Gutzman from United States with 4 ratings

Flavorful but a little sharp. Great with grapefruit juice-lightly sweetens.

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Posted almost 8 years ago by SaltwaterTom from United States with 20 ratings

This rum adds a lot to almost any drink, use in small amounts or it is too flavorful

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Posted 8 years ago by Skulman from United States with 117 ratings

Nice dark rum usually a well in some bars.

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Posted 8 years ago by Todd Dunn from United States with 45 ratings

This is usually what there is to drink at bars. Not a true "fine rum", but it is better than not drinking dark rum.

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Posted 8 years ago by Bruce Jones from United States with 17 ratings

Good for cooking as well

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Posted 8 years ago by RumSteve from United States with 15 ratings

Standard for dark rum mixed drinks. It's a little harsh but aside from that a value rum.

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Posted 8 years ago by Rick The Rum Runner from United States with 34 ratings

I was introduced to Meyers via cola. A friend drinks this combo all the time. Wonderful with cola. I find it now, after drinking other rums - a bit (tiny) harsh, but a very good rum none the less. Just ordered one this last weekend!