Brugal Rum Extra Viejo

Brugal 1888

Brugal Rum Extra Viejo

(0.7l, 38%)


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Rum by name, Cognac at heart.  

Don Andres Brugal Montaner launched Brugal in 1888 to break away from the traditional styles of the time and to create a distinctly different Rum. Apparently, there are two things that set Brugal apart from others. First, the method of distillation, which removes much of what other Rums leave in. The Spirit is thus cleaner, dryer and less sweet. Secondly, every drop of Brugal is cask-aged, using the same wood policy as the World’s best single malt Scotch Whiskies. The Brugal family recipe is a closely guarded secret, preserved in the hearts of a privileged few, passed down from generation to generation.

The Brugal Rum warehouses are actually positioned in such a way that makes the most of the Dominican sun from morning to night. This unique access to the sun intensifies the aging process. After being distilled, their Rum’s are aged for up to eight years in handpicked American oak casks.

Brugal Rum Extra Viejo is, as Brugal puts it, a “truly stunning rum. Its elegance, aromatic charm and flavor may remind you more of a Cognac than a premium Rum, but a premium Rum it is.” Prepare your tongue for a veritable orchestra of flavors; delightful, natural notes of wood, dried fruits, almonds, cocoa, vanilla, orange peel, caramel, and molasses.

The palate is as dignified as ever, with refined flavors that that greet the tongue with hints of vanilla, caramel and touches of honey, followed by sweet spices and rich cocoa. And yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. 

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  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    Dominican Republic
  • Country
    Dominican Republic
  • Alcohol
    38%
  • Distillery
    Brugal
  • Bottler
    Brugal

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A little bit of etymology; nobody really knows where the word Rum comes from. Most popular suggestions are: Rum (the Romani word for potent), Rumbullion (an uproar), Saccharum (sugar in Latin), Rummer (a Dutch drinking glass).

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Bright and clean, with deep, rich ambers

Nose / Aroma
Wood, dried fruits, almonds, cocoa, vanilla, orange peel, caramel, and molasses

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Hints of vanilla, caramel, and touches of honey, followed by sweet spices and rich cocoa

Finish
Lingering in the mouth with a peppery finish
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