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The Best Supermarket Rum Offers - Rum Prices Across the UK

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After many years in the shadow of its hipster sibling, gin — rum is finally having its moment in the spotlight. The backbone to your pina colada or dark and stormy, rum is an essential part of your liquor cabinet – and our rum guide will save you money on your next bottle of goodness.

We’ve combed through every UK supermarket’s rum listings to bring you a definitive guide to the best value rums on sale today. You don’t need to be a pirate on the seven seas to enjoy these, BUT PRAISE YE GODS OF THE DEPTHS IT SURE DOES HELP ME HEARTIES.

Highlights:

  • Aldi’s Old Hopking and Lidl’s James Cook Dark (70cl) sell for £9.99 per bottle, at 36p per measure these are the best value bottles available from the supermarket!
  • Tesco boasts the best choice for good value rum, with 6 of the 20 best value bottles available there. ASDA features the 2nd most frequently and Sainsbury’s 3rd.
  • There are currently 269 bottles of rum to choose from in UK supermarkets!
  • Spiced rum is gaining in popularity, with 73 / 269 bottles being spiced!

The UK's Best Price Rum from Supermarkets

Good old Aldi rules the roost in terms of value as you might expect – its own-brand Old Hopking range costs just 36p per measure. But if you thought opting for own-brand meant trading up on quality — think again. The Old Hopking Range won big at the recent Spirit Business Masters Awards, beating many of its more expensive rivals in this industry taste test.

Best value branded rum in any supermarket

ASDA

Captain Morgan White Rum (1l) / Original Spiced Gold Rum (1l)

£0.40 per measure (£16 per bottle)

Best value own brand rum

Aldi

Old Hopking Dark Rum (70cl)

£0.36 per measure (£9.99 per bottle)

Aldi

Premium White Rum (70cl)

Lidl

James Cook Dark Rum (70cl)

Lowest price for 35cl bottle

ASDA

ASDA Refined Dark Navy Rum / White Rum

£0.41 per measure (£5.75 per bottle)

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury's Superior Dark Rum / White Rum

Tesco

Tesco Dark Rum / White Rum

Lowest price for 70cl bottle

Aldi

Old Hopking Dark / White Rum

£0.36 per measure (£9.99 per bottle)

Lidl

James Cook Dark Rum

Lowest Price for 1l bottle

ASDA

ASDA Carta Blanc Superior White Rum / Refined Dark Navy Rum

£0.38 per measure (£15 per bottle)

Morrisons

Morrisons Caribbean Dark Rum

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury's Superior Dark / White Rum

Tesco

Tesco Dark / White Rum

Best value spiced rum

Aldi

Old Hopking Spiced Rum (70cl)

£0.37 per measure (£10.49 per bottle)

Lidl

James Cook Spiced Rum (70cl)

ASDA, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are also clear winners when it comes to top value rum – ASDA Captain Morgan bottles are the best value branded spirit in the UK, whilst all 3 have the joint best value 35cl and 1L bottles with their own brand range.

You’d be surprised at how much a single brand can vary between the supermarkets (even with our supermarket promotions). It pays to research where your favourite bottle is cheapest – you could save yourself £4 per purchase!

Rum

Cheapest Supermarket

Most Expensive Supermarket

Captain Morgan Spiced Gold Rum 1L

ASDA - 40p per measure (£16 per bottle)

Sainsbury’s - 50p per measure (£20 per bottle)

Havana Club 7 Year Old Dark Rum 70cl

Waitrose / Ocado / Tesco - 79p per measure (£22 per bottle)

Sainsbury’s - 93p per measure (£26 per bottle)

Bacardi Carta Blanca White Rum 1L

ASDA - 40p per measure (£16 per bottle)

Sainsbury’s - 50p per measure (£20 per bottle)


Best value rum by retailer

Tesco

JW Spicer Dark / White Rum (70cl) - 36p per measure

Aldi

Old Hopking Premium White / Dark Rum (70cl) - 36p per measure

Lidl

James Cook Dark Rum (70cl) - 36p per measure

ASDA

ASDA Carta Blanca Superior White Rum (150cl) - 37p per measure

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury's Superior White / Dark Rum (1l) - 38p per measure

Morrisons

Morrisons Caribbean Dark Rum (1l) - 38p per measure

Ocado

Bacardi Carta Blanca (1l) - 49p per measure

Iceland

Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum (70cl) / Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold (70cl) - 54p per measure

Waitrose

Malibu (70cl) - 54p per measure

Co-Op

Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour (70cl) - 59p per measure


Bacardi prices at supermarkets

Bacardi has become an iconic party drink with its crisp freshness, our research shows how each supermarket compares for the cost of a Bacardi Carta Blanca bottle. Once again, ASDA is the place to be:

Supermarket Size Price

ASDA Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

1l

£16.00

Tesco Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

1l

£19.50

Sainsbury’s Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

1l

£20.00

Sainsbury’s Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum (on offer) 70cl £13.00
Tesco Bacardi Carta Blanca (on offer) 70cl £13.00
Ocado Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum (on offer) 70cl £13.50

ASDA Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

70cl

£14.50

Iceland Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

70cl

£15.00

Waitrose Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

70cl

£16.50

ASDA Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

35cl

£9.00

Tesco Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

35cl

£9.00

Sainsbury's Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum

35cl

£9.25


Captain Morgan prices at the supermarket

Captain Morgan brings a characterful, aromatic and adventurous tone to your favourite tipple and once again prices vary at each of the major outlets. Check out the prices of its Original Spiced Gold:

Supermarket Size Price

ASDA Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold Rum

1l

£16.00

Morrisons Captain Morgan's Spiced Gold Rum

1l

£16.00

Ocado Captain Morgan's Spiced Gold Rum

1l

£19.50

Tesco Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold Rum

1l

£19.50

Sainsbury’s Captain Morgan's Spiced Gold Rum

1l

£20.00

Sainsbury’s Captain Morgan's Spiced Gold

70cl

£14.00

Ocado Captain Morgan's Spiced Gold

70cl

£14.50

Tesco Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold

70cl

£14.50

Iceland Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold

70cl

£15.00

ASDA Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold

70cl

£15.50

Waitrose Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold

70cl

£16.00

Morrisons Captain Morgan's Original Spiced Gold

70cl

£17.00

ASDA Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Gold

35cl

£9.00

Morrisons Captain Morgan’s Spiced Gold

35cl

£9.50


Malibu prices at the supermarket

Finally, who doesn’t love the easygoing charm of Malibu, the basis for many a cocktail. Which supermarket is cheaper depends on how much rum you want:

Supermarket

Size

Price

Tesco Malibu White Rum With Coconut

1l

£19.50

ASDA Malibu Caribbean White Rum with Coconut Flavour

1l

£19.50

Sainsbury’s Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

1l

£20.00

Morrisons Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

1l

£20.00

Waitrose Malibu White Rum with Coconut Flavour

70cl

£15.00

ASDA Malibu Caribbean White Rum with Coconut Flavour

70cl

£15.00

Sainsbury’s Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

70cl

£15.00

Tesco Malibu White Rum With Coconut

70cl

£15.00

Morrisons Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

70cl

£15.00

Co-Op Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

70cl

£16.50

Sainsbury’s Malibu Original White Rum with Coconut Flavour

35cl

£7.75

Tesco Malibu White Rum With Coconut

35cl

£8.75

Take a look at vouchercloud’s supermarket page for the latest money off deals. For more on spirits, check out our guides to gin prices, whiskey prices and vodka prices too!


Data

Data compiled directly from supermarket websites. Correct as of 13th May 2019.

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