Dan Murphy’s
Deadhead Rum is bottled in the most amazing way; it’s a bottle that resembles a rendered shrunken head which makes for the perfect gift. This premium rum is an absolute crowd pleaser with fine attention paid to the distilling process. Dan Murphy’s are the only bottle shops in Mackay who stock the Deadhead Rum that has come all the way to Australia from Mexico. This corked bottle of rum has a six years cask ageing that ignites the chocolate, coffee, cinnamon and nutmeg aromas within the bottle. Deadhead rum has additional flavours of caramel, cloves, and anise all brought together with a long spicy finish. Next time you’re wanting to kick-off a night of drinking, indulge with Deadhead rum from Dan murphy’s and taste this extensive flavour combination.
Where: 189 victoria St Mackay, QLD, 4740 
The Bottle-O
A rum connoisseurs delight is a bottle of the Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold Rum. This bottle contains a smooth and medium bodied rum with a mellow spice and other natural flavours such as vanilla, cardamom and cinnamon. Captain Morgan is like the Caribbean in a 700ml bottle, so next time you’re on your way to an event pick up this guy from The Bottle-O in Mackay. Real rum enthusiasts will love some Captain Morgan spiced rum on the rocks or mixed in a blender with crushed ice. On your way home from work go via The Bottle-O in Mackay, pick up a bottle of this spiced goodness, pour it over ice and fill the glass with cola or ginger ale. This is the perfect remedy to wind down after the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Where: 15 Moore Street, Mackay, QLD, 4740
Let’s steer away from these dark rums for a little and focus on this amazing Puerto Rico concoction – Bacardi Superior White Rum – found at the BWS in Mackay. This is arguably the most famous rum in the world, so have a chat to your local Mackay BWS salesperson and they can offer you their own personal opinion on ways to enjoy this spirit. Bacardi Superior White Rum is sold in over 100 countries around the world and used in countless cocktails like the angry chameleon with cherry mix and citrus soda.  If you have a lot of party guests to hydrate, grab the 1L bottle from the Mackay BWS and get your party started with this long-standing favourite.
Where: 31 Gordon Street, Mackay, QLD, 4740
If you’re really wanting to jumpstart your guests try this awesome fruity ‘ocean drive cocktail’ recipe.
1. Bacardi Superior White Rum
2.Curacao orange Liqueur
3. Orang Juice
4. Pineapple Juice
5. Cranberry Juice
Combine all the ingredients into a blender and add crushed ice. Blend until slushy and pour into a tall glass. It’s that simple and your guests will absolutely love washing this back.
How do you enjoy your favourite bottle of Rum in Mackay? Let us know in the comments below.