Brugal 1888 Ron Gran Reserva Familiar Rum

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Barcode UPC: 7 460855 252888 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Brugal 1888 Rum

Produced by: Brugal & Company C. por A.
Owned by: The Edrington Group Limited
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
UK trade PR by: M Booth & Associates
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Launched in 1988 to celebrate Brugal’s centenary, 1888 is first aged in American oak ex-whiskey barrels with a small proportion also aged in first-fill sherry butts before vatting and finishing for a further period in American whiskey barrels. The total aging period is between 14 and 16 years.

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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 08/04/2013


Clear, dark coppery amber.


Sherry is very evident with dark cacao, dried fruit, toffee-apple-like, almost calvados aromas along with Brugal’s signature mocha coffee.


Full-bodied with sweet vanilla, toffee and liquorice balanced by dry cinnamon spiced oak.


Fruity toffee notes continue into the finish with drier oaky tannins.

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