All the parties, functions and get-togethers are incomplete for all the active alcoholic drinkers without this famous alcoholic beverage known as rum. It has been one of the dominating drinks in India and even most of the times used in film industry to portray alcohol.
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Reason of popularity
The reason why rum is the most loved drink for indians is due to the fact that it is cheap. The biggest reason which makes it cheap is its production and availability of raw source. It is made of sugarcane which is readily available in india hence the cost of making rum and it’s transportation is very less.It’s thus available in most part of the regions of india and that too at an affordable price.
Production of Rum
Rum is cheap to produce as its made up of fermentation of sugarcane. Since India is one of the largest producer of sugar hence it’s raw material is readily available that makes it production cost very less. This makes the market price of rum very cheap and hence it can be afforded by anyone in theindia.
Rum has one of the highest alcohol contents followed by the vodka. Thus making it a strong drink. One should be careful with how much one is drinking to make sure they don’t overdose the alcohol usage in there diet.
Top Brands of Rum
The leading rum is the Bacardi rum in India. The Bacardi rum price in india is different for different regions as each region has its own tax system and their own distribution channels for the availability of rum in there respective state.
1. Bacardi rum
There are different types of Bacardi rum present in india, some of them are Bacardi white, Bacardi black, Bacardi limon, Bacardi gold, big apple, Bacardi orange and razz. All of them have a unique flavour and different prices but all of them are special for a particular occasions.
2. Bacardi white
It is the original hallmark product of the company. it’s a fun drink, irrelevant to parties and can be paired with any occasion. Though it has name white in it but it’s brown in colour because of excessive filtering. Lot of cocktails based on rum are made up of white rum. The price of Bacardi white rum in delhi is rs 1300 for one liter bottle, whereas in other regions it’s sold in 750ml bottle with price range from 800 to 1600 rupees.
3. Bacardi Black
It is yet another successful rum by Bacardi, and aged upto 3 years before it hit the shelves. It is often mixed with other drinks like cola and lot of cocktails are made from it like Ciderific, BAT magic etc. The Bacardi price in India varies from 500 to 900 rupees for a 750ml bottle and it’s the most expensive for Delhi region. But compared to white rum it’s affordable and when compared it with other alcoholic beverage, it certainly is cheap and probably the most preferred from other drinks.
4. Bacardi gold
this is one of the most mixed rums as it’s made from 14 different rums. It has a unique flavour and is also the most expensive rum. It prices the most by any of the rum and is most expensive in Bangalore. It costs 1600 bucks in bangalore and less than 900 bucks in kolkata whereas Bacardi rum price indelhi 1100 bucks.
There are a lot of rums other than Bacardi famous for its taste and ethnicity. One of the examples is malibu rum. It has coconut flavour in it and is made from carrebian rum. It is mixed with a lot of fruits from tropical regions such as pineapple, banana, mango and melon. Just like Bacardi it has different flavours present in it some of them are malibu red, malibu fresh and malibubalck. It has 21% alcohol content and Rum price in India is around 1600 bucks for 750 ml bottle.
6. Captain morgan
This rum can needs no introduction but one can certainly use a history book on this one as it has a long history attached to its name. It has a very high alcohol content of 42.8% and is usually priced around 780 rs for 750 ml bottle. It again is mixed in lot of beverages to make cocktails.
7. Havana club
It’s the 5thbiggest rum brand and certainly one can easily tell from its name that is is from cuba but has been in india now from a long time. ITt has lot of variants who hit shelf from just a year to seven year maturity. It has an alcohol content of 40% and its priced at 800 rs for 750 ml bottle.
It is one of the rum with lower alcohol contents and hence one is very less likely to get a hangover from it and thus makes it way into for being one of the highest sold rums in defence and military sectors. It comes in deluxe, white and many more flavours. It’s alcohol content is 30% and is priced at 500 rs for one litre bottle usually.
It is a famous indian brand and probably the biggest competitor of bacardi. It has won lots of awards and is available in a lot of flavours just like bacardi. Some of the flavours are vanilla, camille etc. it’s sold in 13 more countries. It is cheaply priced below 400 rupees making it an affordable alcohol drink in indian. The alcohol content is 40% and it is used in a lot of cocktails.
The rums in india are famous, cheap and widely popular and most consumed alcoholic beverage. However recently it has been facing competition from new scheme by government on the tax reforms which decides its price and the increasing popularity of the new beverages other beverages like that of wine coming up. People have started to try new drinks and try to experiment with new stuff as the sociology changes from time to time. But nevertheless all is not lost rum as there are still a lot of people who love to drink this particular drink.