Everyone loves a little alcohol everyone one and a while. A great alcoholic liquor that people love to indulge themselves in is rum. Rum is most often distilled from sugar cane. Rum can also be made from molasses. Most of the worlds rum production occurs in the Caribbean and also Latin America. In order for rum to get its distinct taste it is aged over a period of time in oak barrels. Rum is made to be drank straight or iced. It can also be mixed to make a refreshing cocktail which is enjoyed by people all over the world.