Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugar cane. Rum drinks come in light and dark & sometimes flavored varieties and are an ingredient in hundreds of cocktail recipes. Rum is made from sugarcane molasses, which is heated and combined with water and yeast during the distillation process. It is aged in oak barrels from 6 months to 7 years, depending on what the desired final product is. Rum is produced throughout the Caribbean. At lovescotch.com, you can buy different rum brands such as Angostura, Appleton Estate, Bacardi, Plantation etc.