Rumson’s Rum, IpswichStandout Qualities: Rumson owner Eric Glass travels the Caribbean to select the aged rums the company uses, which allows Rumson rum to be consistently good from their sourcing to their own hand-blending and finishing in Salem.
What’s New: Rumson’s is moving to a new glass bottle, which will have the name and pirate dog logo embedded in the bottle.
Fun Fact: Rumson believes it is New England’s most awarded rum brand.
4 Florence St., Unit 3, Salem, 978-745-4786, rumsons.com
Privateer Rum, IpswichWhat’s New: The distillery opened a tasting room this year where you can try their selections at a boat-shaped bar after a tour.
11 Brady Dr., Ipswich, 978-356-0477, privateerrum.com