Beloved in Jamaica, overproof rum is technically any rum which has an alcohol content of over 50% and can be as high as 80%. Overproof rum is often used in flambee cooking or used as a base for strong tiki cocktails.
Wray and Nephew is the world’s best known overproof rum, and our range includes overproof versions of major brands & craft overproof rums.
Overproof rum is also referred to as ‘Navy Strength’, as tots of rum given to British sailors were overproof to ensure that any spilt rum didn’t ruin the gunpowder on board.
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