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Ron Brugal Rum BottlesBourbonBlog.com reviews Rums from the collection of Ron Brugal. Ron Brugal tell us that are the #1 selling Rum in the Caribbean and the top seller in the Dominican Republic.

We recently attended the launch of Brugal 1888 at Tales of the Cocktail and interviewed Gustavo Ortega Zeller (5th generation Rum Master of the Brugal family), Marc Bromfeld, Director of Brugal Rum, Juan Campos Brand Development Manager.

Watch our video with Brugal poolside below and read our reviews of Ron Brugal Blanco Especial R, Ron Brugal Añejo, Ron Brugal Extra Viejo and the new Brugal 1888.

Brugal Ron Blanco Especial Review

Rum:: Brugal Ron Blanco Especial

Distillery: Brugal & Co., S.A, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Aged: One year of aging in special casks then filtered to remove all color.

Proof: 80 Proof, 40% ABV

Color: Clear

Nose: Slight wood, coconut and floral.

Taste:: Enters with a somewhat spicey bite and gives way to hints of coconut, lime, slight marzipan.

Finish: Floral, light and mildly sweet

Brugal Ron Añejo Review 

Ron Brugal Anejo RumRum:: Ron Brugal Añejo Rum

Distillery: Brugal & Co., S.A, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Proof: 80 Proof, 40% ABV

Color: Light to medium golden amber

Nose: Pleasant vanilla and hint of sugar cane.

Taste:: Enters with spice and becomes soft, smooth and buttery vanilla balanced by pineapple and slight citrus. Good expression of the oak with nice expression of sugar cane remaining in tact, approachable and delicious

Finish: Nice clean finish with one last touch of a peppery spice to end things off. This rum provides enough heat even at 80 proof to stand up to cocktails.

Brugal Ron Extra Viejo Review

Ron Brugal Extra Viejo Rum ReviewRum:: Brugal Ron Extra Viejo

Distillery: Brugal & Co., S.A, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Aged: a blend of 3 to 8 years

Proof: 80 Proof, 40% ABV

Color: Dark amber

Nose: Slight wood, coconut and floral

Taste:: Takes on characteristic of a fine Cognac. Coffee, tobacco

Finish: Rich, java tones.

Brugal 1888 Review

Brugal 1888 RumRum:: Brugal 1888

Distillery: Brugal & Co., S.A, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Aged: a blend of rums aged 5 to 15 years. Double-distilled and double-aged (first in American oak barrels followed by Spanish sherry casks. These are the same sherry casks that would aged for The Macallan Scotch Whisky.

Proof: 80 Proof, 40% ABV

Color: Rich Amber

Nose: Prevalence of vanilla with a spice and sweet that battle each other but leave a rounded aroma. Ginger bread, dried apricots and hints of chocolate.

Taste:: Smooth and creamy with a light smokiness. Flavors of cinnamon, caramel, and chocolate. Pleasant with some elements of a fine Scotch combined with toasty, nutty notes. This is a real adventure in flavor for any Rum enthusiast like we’ve never tasted at BourbonBlog.com.

Finish: Lingering, sweet, with some oak and smokiness.

 

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