Founded in 1913
The history of the Dictador brand goes back to 1751 when
Severo Arango y Ferro
, where his power would soon earn him the nickname of Dictador.
More than a century later, in
, Don Julio Arango y Parra, a descendant of the Dictador established
The main Dictador range comprises a selection of
solera aged Rums
of varying ages.
More recently, the company has released a series of young, 100 month straight aged Rums and a series of long-aged single cask bottlings.
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Soon after founder Severo Arango y Ferro arrived to Cartagena, his power earned him the nickname of Dictador. After falling in love with Rum, he became the most important trader of the Caribbean elixir for the entire Cartagena area.
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brand is produced at Destilería Colombiana, in
; a distillery that has been in production for
over a hundred years
The production process indicates they use a
produced by boiling off the water from freshly pressed sugarcane juice, rather than molasses.
This syrup is fermented for
hours and then filtered readily for distillation. Distillation is carried using both
(pot still) and
continuous column methods
The main USP for the brand is that the rum is aged using a variation on a solera system.
So, whilst the main expressions are listed as ‘Aged 12 Years’ and ‘Aged 20 Years’, in reality, these are
average age statements
The indication is that the cask management is skillfully worked to impart the different nuances in the flavor profile.
Destilería Colombiana Ltd.
Albornoz Vía Mamonal 3-122 Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 66 70 967