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RUMS

We embrace the ocean's influence by salt curing our barrels in the saltwater of Key West, infusing the Conch Republic spirit. The curing process, combined with the region's tropical climate and the use of local ingredients like Florida sugar cane, give our American rums their exceptional character. This distinctive flavor profile creates the best rums that can't be replicated.

Made from fewer than 8 ingredients, these are the BEST rums!

bottle shot of Key West Legal Rum Legend Rum sitting on a wooden surface

High Proof

LEGEND
RUM

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At 140 proof, this pure white rum is definitely the stuff legends are made of! Our Legend Rum will add that extra kick to any cocktail, but is also surprisingly smooth, balanced, and flavorful. Delicate hints of banana oil, pear, and vanilla; derived from its Demerara sugar cane origin, make it great for sipping. Whether enjoyed in your favorite cocktail, or sipped ice cold, this beautifully intense rum is sure to ignite your senses! *Available exclusively at the Distillery

70% ALC./VOL (140 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot on a white background with a coconut and a pineapple of Key West Legal Rum Tropical Rums

Tropical Rums

COCONUT & PINEAPPLE

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Available in two island-evoking flavors - Green Coconut and Glazed Pineapple. Green Coconut - this rum recently won a Platinum Medal in the Great American International Spirits Competition. It is delicate and light and has no sugar added into it. It tastes just like a fresh cracked coconut straight from the tree. Many describe it as tasting like pure coconut water with a rum finish. Some prefer it to be served on its own, ice cold. It also mixes very well with any type of fresh fruit juice or lemonade. Our favorite way to enjoy this rum is in a Cuban-style mojito! Pineapple - this is our newest rum flavor, and we have had a hard time keeping it in stock! The Chef caramelizes the whole pineapple before he puts it into the rum to infuse. Many describe it as tasting almost like a dark-rum pineapple upside-down cake. It is very rich with an incredibly long finish. When you are finished sipping it, you can still taste the pineapple notes intensifying on your palate for five or six seconds. This is the sweetest of our rums, as pineapples are naturally quite sweet. It is very popular to sip this rum ice cold on its own as a lovely dessert cordial. It is also wonderful in any type of fruit juice. One of our favorite ways to enjoy this rum is served over ice with ginger beer and a few drops of Key Lime juice.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot on a white background of Key West Legal Rum Bad Bitch Rum showing that is won a PR%F Awards Double Gold

Dark Rum

BAD BITCH RUM SPANISH MARIE

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As the most famous of all of our rums, Bad Bitch is our best-seller and certainly has a very unique flavor profile. It is aged in French oak barrels that held Pinot Noir wine for seven years. You can taste layers of those busty Pinot Noir wine tannins up front with soft, rounded hints of caramel from the French oak on the finish. Our Cognac drinkers tend to love this rum, with its delicate complexity. But, named for the notorious rum-runner "Spanish Marie", this spirit is certainly in a class of its own.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

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Light Rum

KEY WEST FIRST LEGAL RUM

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This is our original clear 'mother' of the rums and arguably, one of the best rums out there. It is completely unflavored; however, you can taste many delicate notes from the high quality Demerara sugar cane that we use in each of our fermentations. When you first touch this rum to your lips, you may taste light notes of banana oil, followed by slight hints of pear. Many palates also distinguish whispers of vanilla and butterscotch right after the finish. This rum is wonderful for sipping chilled, but you can also use it in a wide array of cocktails. When you mix this rum, you can hardly taste the rum in the mixer because it is incredibly crisp, clean, and light.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

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Raw & Unfiltered

RAW AND
UNFILTERED RUM

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This is the most full-bodied of our barrel-aged rums. It is aged in brand new American oak barrels with a #3 char on the inside. The Chef first soaks each barrel in salt water from our local Key West ocean. As the salt dries on the inside of the barrel, it seals in and condenses the rich flavors of the bold American oak. By utilizing this "Chef Distilled" original technique, our rum is able to acquire a much wider variety of flavors from the wood. This "salt-curing" technique is currently gaining world-wide attention. Our Bourbon drinkers tend to love this rum, with its heavy notes of dark chocolate, vanilla, and maple. On your palate, it is huge up front, but melts like butter on the finish. Some refined palates can also sense a little something extra - dancing hints of magnesium from the nutrient-rich Caribbean sea salt. Enjoy this rich, flavorful rum neat, with a cube of ice, or in any bourbon-type cocktail.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot on a white background with vanilla beans and lemons of Key West Legal Rum Chef Distilled Vanilla Brulee & Real Key Lime rums

Chef's Line

CHEF DISTILLED RUM

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Available in two delicious chef-approved flavors - Vanilla Brûlée Dark and Real Key Lime. Vanilla Brûlée Dark - this rum is infused with whole vanilla beans and a hint of brûléed cane sugar. It is caramelized and smoky on the finish, without being very sweet. Our traditional spiced rum drinkers love this rum. It is fantastic on the rocks, in a rum & coke, or in a rum punch; but can easily be enjoyed in a wide variety of cocktails. Real Key Lime - our Real Key Lime Rum is quite tart and refreshing, just like the real lime. Our limoncello drinkers tend to really enjoy this rum as it is reminiscent of limoncello, but without the syrupy sweetness. We love it chilled just on its own, however it is also our most versatile mixing rums. It accentuates the citrus notes of any fruit juice or soda. Enjoy this rum in a rumarita, mojito, or as an "instant" Cuba Libre.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot on a white background and coffee beans of Key West Legal Rum Cuban Coffee Flavored Rum

Coffee Rum

CUBAN COFFEE RUM

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To make this rum, the Chef takes dark double-roasted coffee beans and ages them in our rum barrels for three to four weeks. The beans are then used to make a flavorful extract, which is infused into the rum before a very small amount of Demerara cane sugar is added. This rum is not sweet like so many other coffee liquors, but very rich and robust - just like sipping a dark Cuban-style espresso. You can enjoy it as an after-dinner espresso, mix it with eggnog, or use it to make white russians, mudslides, and espresso martinis.

30% ALC./VOL (60 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot on a white background with cinnamon sticks and Key West Legal Rum Robert the Doll Key West Red Rum

Spiced Rum

ROBERT THE DOLL KEY WEST RED

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Key West Art & Historical Society, Key West’s First Legal Rum Distillery, and Ghost Key West teamed up to create a rum that honors the world’s most haunted doll, and Robert the Doll’s Voodoo Spiced Red is the result. Robert the Doll’s Voodoo Spiced Red is a rum unlike any other. Each bottle is distilled in Key West, Florida, at the Key West First Legal Rum Distillery under the watchful eye of celebrity chef and distiller Paul Menta. Made with all-natural ingredients and pure Florida cane sugar, the rum is finished with the same spices used traditionally in Key West’s voodoo rituals. The red glow comes from all-natural cinnamon that creates the appearance of flames in the sunlight. In the dark, voodoo spices blend with the rum to create a smooth finish that warms the tongue and soothes even the darkest of souls. Each bottle is made on the same island Robert the Doll calls home, and many of the bottles spend the night locked in the room with Robert the Doll at his haunted Fort East Martello Museum. Each small batch is chef-distilled and hand-labeled in the Southernmost City in the Continental United States. The rum is best served chilled, and you should always make sure Robert the Doll gets the first sip.

35.2% ALC./VOL (70.4 Proof) 750ML

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

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Dark Rum

KEY WEST DEVIL'S RUM

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This rum is infused with pure cinnamon-leaf oil. The oil from the leaf of the plant is more delicate than the oil from the bar, so this rum is very spicy yet super smooth. We love to sip it ice cold, or to enjoy it together with hot chocolate, apple cider, eggnog, rum punch, or a delightfully spicy rum & coke.

35.2% ALC./VOL (70.4 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

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Spiced Rum

DUVAL STREET SPICED RUM

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This is one of our most unique flavor-infused rums. It is infused with spices that you would find in a traditional chai: cardamom, allspice, clove, vanilla bean, and a hint of basil. It is often described as tasting like "the holidays in a bottle", and can be enjoyed with apple cider, eggnog, hot toddies, mulled wine, Coca-Cola, and in dozens of other cocktails and cooking/baking recipes. We also love it served neat in a goblet snifter in order to enjoy its warm and wonderfully complex aroma.

40% ALC./VOL (80 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

bottle shot of Key West Legal Rum 105 Simonton Rum on an oak barrel at the distillery

Most for Your Pour

105 SIMONTON RUM

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This highly-sought after single-barrel aged limited-edition 105-proof rum is always smooth and incredibly complex. It is aged in very small batches and no two releases of 105 Simonton Rum are alike. To signify its rarity, each bottle is individually signed and numbered by Owner Paul Menta, and always receives a wax finishing seal. You may want to save this rum for special occasions - but it will be difficult when it tastes this good. Because there are so few bottles from each batch, only serious inquiries will be allowed to sample this rare rum. *available exclusively at the distillery

52.5% ALC./VOL (105 Proof) 750mL

Distilled and Bottled by Chef Distilled, Key West, FL

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