About Brugal Rum
Founder: Don Andres Brugal
Year Founded: 1888
Distillery Location: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
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Master Distiller / Blender: Gustavo Ortega Zeller, Maestro Ronero
Brugal Rum Essential Facts
- The current master rum maker, Gustavo Ortega Zeller, is a fifth-generation descendant of the brand’s founder Don Andres Brugal.
- Brugal is aged in American white oak casks for a minimum of two to five years.
- The distillery uses sustainable power, as well as CO2, oak barrel and glass recycling programs.
How you should drink Brugal Rum
- With soda or tonic
- In cocktails (Nueva Playa del Sur, Banana Nut Bay, Turbinado, Wilson’s Smash)