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Brugal 1888 Double Aged Rum

(70cl, 40%)

Brugal 1888 Double Aged Rum
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Brugal 1888 Double Aged Bottling Note

High-quality Dominican rum from the Brugal range, which is double distilled then matured in American oak barrels. After a lengthy maturation is the aforementioned barrels, the rum then enjoys a second maturation in Spanish oak sherry casks, helping to accentuate the rich fruity sweetness of the spirit.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Toasty and sweet with charred oak, sultanas, dates and honey, with a touch of gentle smoke.

Palate: Buttery and sweet with butterscotch, Demerara sugar, manuka honey and wafts of wood smoke.

Finish: Toffee apple and salty butter.

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Brugal 1888 Double Aged Rum Reviews

Great as a nightcap!

My husband discovered this in Spain and really enjoys it - as do I - maybe a little too much!

29th April 2023


I bought this for my son for his Birthday as he likes his rum and his reply to my question as to how he liked it he said it was superb one of the best he had tasted.

25th September 2022

Really seriously good

I love this rum. Great to drink neat.

4th June 2020

Nice sipper, like an XO Cognac or Armagnac

Reviewing the bottle pictured - Doblemente Anejado (twice aged). In Spanish on the bottle it specifies Jerez (sherry) and bourbon casks.

I mostly enjoy single malts with expanding interest in Cognac/Armagnac, Bourbon/Rye, tequila, pisco, rum, any quality sipping spirit. I am not into cocktails and typically sip neat from a Glencairn glass. I add drops of water to spirits bottled above 40%.

This is my second rum. One other rum I tried was a Plantation Barbados 5-year old (cognac cask aged). I'd compare the quality to a GOOD VSOP or Napoleon Cognac. I think this Brugal is just slightly better, like an XO cognac. I am NOT saying they taste like grape brandy! They both taste like rum.

With Brugal 1888 Doblemente Anejado I enjoyed darker notes of chocolate and especially dried plum (chocolate covered prunes, a delicious confectionery). Made me think of Nutcracker and the Land of Sweets with all those confectionery characters :) I know what peat and smoke taste like and I didn't pick up ANY smoke in this, not on the nose and not on the palate. Not even a taste of toasted nuts.

I am not looking for a "smooth" spirit, I want interest. With this one adding several drops of water made it very smooth so with my second dram I stopped at one single drop of water, just to break up surface tension and introduce some oxygenation. Still smoother than quality whisky but enjoyable and interesting. I will probably try to find other styles of rum, like rhum agricole and whatever else is a dry savory rum. I enjoy sweeter malts right along with drier and peaty ones, but I find that rum and cognac are a tad sweet for me, so I may never become a regular rummy. I accidentally picked up my bottle for $23.99 US so I feel it was a great value and a useful etude in sugarcane spirit. I could see someone rating it at 5 stars. I just felt I wasn't qualified to do that having only tried 2 rums.

15th July 2018

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