Rum is a spirit distilled from fermented sugar cane. Established in 1862, Bacardi offers white and dark rums as well as fruit-infused flavors.
LIVESTRONG's food database MyPlate lists Bacardi Superior Rum as containing 97 calories per 1.5 ounces, with zero fat and zero carbohydrates.
Infused rum is rum that is flavored through contact with fruits and herbs. It is sometimes sweetened. Bacardi offers several infused rum formulas including Razz, Peach Red, Grand Melon, Big Apple, Torched Cherry, Dragon Berry and Coconut Rock.
Light-colored rums are light-bodied and are filtered to remove color and some flavors. They are often used for infusions. Golden rums achieve their amber color through several years of aging in oak casks. Dark rums can have strong caramel or molasses flavors arising from their pot distillation and long aging in wood casks.
Many Bacardi drinkers make cocktails out of the liquor using a variety of mixers, from Coca Cola to ginger ale, pineapple juice to orange juice, lime juice to grenadine.
Unless you're mixing Bacardi with a diet soda, chances are your mixer contains calories. Every component you include adds more calories to your drink, so be mindful of this when you are choosing your mixer and be sure to measure how much of both the Bacardi and the mixing component — or components — you are using in each drink.
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