Brugal 1888 Rum

Brugal 1888 Rum

(0.75l, 40%)


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The Rum for Whisky lovers.
 
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.
 
Brugal 1888 Rum is distilled for dryness - Brugal’s distillation removes many of the heavy alcohols that give other Rums their sweetness. Distilled from fermented molasses, this is a blend of Rums aged from 5 to 14 years in American white oak casks, and finish matured in first-fill Sherry oak casks.

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  • Category
    Rum
  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    Caribbean
  • Country
    Dominican Republic
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    NAS

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dark chocolate
caramel
roasted coffee
cinnamon
liquorice
roasted
sweet
dried fruit
spicy
What does Brugal 1888 Rum taste like?

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Rum is why we measure alcohol proof. To make sure Rum wasn’t watered down, it had to be ‘proven’ by soaking gunpowder with it. If it was ‘overproof’ (higher than 57.15 % vol.), then the gunpowder would ignite, if it wouldn’t, it was ‘underproof’.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Amber.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Spices, chocolate, roasted coffee, cinnamon, dried fruits.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate
Smooth & full bodied. Toffee, caramel, wood and liquorice. 
 
Finish
Long lasting.

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Ratings & Reviews
Kenneth
Kenneth,
really good, smooth mellow, full of flavor and not to sweet
 
Phil
Phil,
This bottle was a neat treat! A couple years back I went to Puerto Plata DR for vacation and had the opportunity to tour Brugal. I was impressed by their operations and rums but didn't get the chance to purchase any. 1888 is definitely a good rum for whiskey drinkers. Not very sweet ... nice spicy aroma and very woody taste. Okay on its own (would probably be tasting neat or on the rocks) but I love it in rum and cokes!
 
Sonali
Sonali,
A yummy rum for those who like whisk(e)y but find bourbon to be too sweet. Nice toffee and caramel notes & little sweet and spicy notes. Dry and not sticky. It's very drinkable and makes a nice run floater atop of a pina colada.
 
guest
guest,
Pretty good. Didn’t sit well with me though near the end of the bottle. Maybe I had a bad bottle with contaminants near the end.
 
John
John,
The description is accurate. It's kind of a hybrid.
 
guest
guest,
Decent rum, buy a bottle to change it up once in awhile.
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Great tasting rum, well worth savouring
 
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