Brugal DistilleryBrugal Distillery

Founded in 1888
Brugal is one of several Rum producers based in the Dominican Republic, and the company was founded 1888, by Don Andres Brugal Montaner, but it wasn’t until 1920 that it produced the first aged Rum.

The modern production facilities at their Puerta Plata facility, built in 1986 ensure that the company can keep up with demand for what is now one of the biggest Rum brands in the world, particularly in Spain.

Rum production is via its highly efficient multi-column continuous distillation process, which results in a distillate that is by its own admission entirely neutral in character, hence the process relies entirely on the Spirit spending time in oak to develop character.

A few years ago, the company had a barrel issue which resulted in a batch of Rum displaying a degree of ‘funk’ that wasn’t particularly pleasant.

Fortunately, the brand's owners (Edrington) were able to step in and assist with its satisfactory resolution.

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About The Flavor Spiral

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Distillery Details

  • Country
    Dominican Republic
  • Established
  • Owner
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  • Address
    Brugal & Co. Av Manolo T. Justo Puerto Plata 57000 Dominican Republic
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