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Brugal 1888 rum

Brugal 1888

Dominican Republic | Aged

Brugal 1888 is 'double aged', first aged up to 8 years in American oak barrels followed by Spanish oak sherry casks for up to 6 years.

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347 ratings
Recommendable to most

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Posted 21 hours ago by Docsarvis (PREMIUM) from United States with 214 ratings

Expected much more. How does a rum aged for 14 years turn out this bland and lifeless? No complexity. No balance. No mas!

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Posted 1 day ago by vindgeneration from Germany with 1 rating

Complex and mild rum, with some rough edges, a lot of wood. Not too sweet, but still very drinkable. Very nice to drink 2-3 glasses pure without anything added to it or combined with cigar, that smoothes out the slight harshness. Coming directly from the dominican republic.

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Posted 5 days ago by Ace freestyle from United States with 16 ratings

A smooth and tasty rum. Complex flavors with sweet and nutty notes.

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Posted 16 days ago by chasles22 (PREMIUM) from United States with 56 ratings

This was lovely. Had it at a bar. Although what amazes me about brugal anejo for example is the crazy crazy value proposition I actually really enjoy the brugals. This was is similar again in family. Nice sweetness but not cloying. A little one note but still lovely. The older specialer ones have some extra barrel complexity that I really like... A general lovely rum.

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Posted 17 days ago by oraclito from Dominican Republic with 12 ratings

El ron Brugal 1888 es un ron 14 años muy suave y agradable.

Brugal 1888 rum is a 14 year old rum, very smooth and pleasant.

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Posted 1 month ago by Bonandy from Poland with 62 ratings

Amber color, slightly sweet. Too strong in taste for me, poor bouquet. Too expensive.

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Posted 1 month ago by VikingXO from Denmark with 156 ratings

Brugal is a classic spanish style rum but Brugal 1888 is not at sweet rum from Dominican Republic. Matured 8 year on bourbon casks and 6 years on ex-sherry casks. It is worth mention that Brugal is owned by the Edrington Group, same Group that owns Macallan whisky meaning that Brugal 1888 as been matured on high class sherry casks.

A bit dusty on the nose and classic spanish notes. Taste of sweet Tobacco some chocolate and easy to sip.

In overall a steady rum that will please most rum drinkers.

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Posted 1 month ago by Morten Graenge from Denmark with 85 ratings

En rigtig god rom, og sherry smagen fornægter sig ikke. Lidt for whiskyagtig til det kan blive til mere end et 8 tal.

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Posted 2 months ago by Pierre-Philippe from Canada with 9 ratings

Pretty strong wood taste with a touch of sweetness. Good overall

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Posted 2 months ago by Jara from Czech Republic with 65 ratings

Vůně nijak zvlášť neoslovila, zato chuť mne dostala.
Jedno z největších překvapení vůbec.
V chuti dominuje dub, kůže, tabák, fíky. Skvělý, sušší, i pro milovníky whisky jistě přijatelný.
Ve mně prostě vyvolal představu starého kostela vůni starých dubových lavic, kadidla.
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