The history of the Dictador brand goes back to 1751, when Severo Arango y Ferro arrived to Cartagena, where his power would soon earn him the nickname of Dictador. Falling in love with Rum, Severo Arango y Ferro decided to become the most important trader of different exotic and high quality Rums for the Cartagena area. More than a century later, in 1913, Don Julio Arango y Parra, a descendent of the Dictador established Destileria Colombiana, honoring his forefather with continued excellence in Rum production, as well as Gin.
Dictador Solera 20 YO is one of the World’s most awarded Rums. It’s also the winner of the Flaviar Community Award 2017 – Flaviaristas know a good Rum when they see it.
It is made from the fermentation of virgin sugar cane honey and distilled partly in copper alembic and partly in steel continuous column. It’s aged in second-fill oak barrels using the solera method. Over a period of 28 days it is brought down to bottling strength by demineralised water. Drop-by-drop as they would say.
Release date (TBA): September 2018