Miami, Florida –
Brugal 1888 Rum, one of the world’s most acclaimed rums, is proud to announce that Gabriel Urrutia has been appointed as the Brugal 1888 Rum Ambassador. In his new role, Urrutia will be responsible for educating the trade and students alike about the rich history and unique flavor profile of Brugal 1888 Rum.
Urrutia brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role as Brugal 1888 Rum Ambassador. As a Professor at the Chaplin School Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University, Urrutia has been teaching students about the world of spirits for over a decade. His expertise in the field of hospitality and tourism management, along with his passion for spirits, makes him the perfect candidate to represent Brugal 1888 Rum.
As the Brugal 1888 Rum Ambassador, Urrutia will be traveling to events and trade shows across the country, where he will be sharing his knowledge of Brugal 1888 Rum with industry professionals and enthusiasts alike. He will be hosting tastings, seminars, and workshops that will provide attendees with a deep understanding of the unique flavor profile of this exceptional rum.
“Brugal 1888 Rum is a truly special rum, with a rich history and a flavor profile that is unlike anything else on the market,” said Urrutia. “I am excited to share my knowledge and passion for this rum with others and to help them discover all the unique qualities that make it so special.” For example, he notes that Brugal rum is produced in the Dominican Republic, made with molasses, and aged in oak barrels for a minimum of two years. “Brugal 1888 Rum is known for its focus on first-fill American Bourbon barrels as well as first-fill Oloroso Sherry barrels,” he notes. “It is often used in nearly neat cocktails like a Rum Old-Fashioned and an Old Cuban.”
As the Brugal 1888 Rum Ambassador, Urrutia will be working closely with bartenders and mixologists to help them create innovative cocktails using Brugal 1888 Rum. He will be sharing his knowledge of mixology and the art of cocktail making, as well as providing tips on how to pair the unique flavors of Brugal 1888 Rum with different foods and flavors.
Urrutia is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to represent Brugal 1888 Rum and to share his knowledge of this exceptional rum with others. “I am honored to be the Brugal 1888 Rum Ambassador and to be able to share my passion for this exceptional rum with others,” he said. “I look forward to traveling across the country and meeting with industry professionals and enthusiasts alike to share my knowledge and help them discover all the unique qualities that make Brugal 1888 Rum so special.”