Know your Algonguin from your El Diablo
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Dark Rum is the heaviest style, the colour comes from both ageing in wood casks and the addition of large amounts of caramel. Dark Rum is also often referred to as Navy Rum, due to it's popularity with the British Navy during it's time exploring the Caribbean.
Coulour and sweetness varies between different type of vermouth. Between clear and light gold and also a lower amount of sugar for the Dry Vermouth.
A term that denote a wine that has no residual sugar with a fresh acidity.