Rum has undergone an impressive revival in recent years. Once seen as the poor relation of the spirit world it is now an extremely popular drink and many new artisan rum distilleries have launched in the last few years. The rise in popularity of rum cocktails has also been a contributing trend, with the demand for mojitos and mai tai contributing to the success of the spirit. Here Ian Buxton takes the reader on a tour of the different colours, flavours, creations methods and characteristics of rum and makes his pick of the best rums in the world. Whether you like your rum in cocktails, with a mixer or sipped neat, this is the only rum book you'll ever need.