The history of the first Dominican rum began to be written in 1852, in Santiago de los Caballeros, during the dawn of the struggle for independence, by the hand of a Venezuelan immigrant and pharmacist, Don Erasmo Bermudez, who created a drink known as “Amargo Panacea” (Panacea Bitter).

“Amargo Panacea” had considerable alcohol content for medicinal uses; therefore, in a short time it began to be taken as an aperitif before meals, leading to the development of the art of creating a care for rum, and the establishment of the oldest rum factory in the country and in Latin America: “La Sin Rival”.

The history of the first Dominican rum began to be written in 1852, in Santiago de los Caballeros, during the dawn of the struggle for independence, by the hand of a Venezuelan immigrant and pharmacist, Don Erasmo Bermudez, who created a drink known as “Amargo Panacea” (Panacea Bitter).

“Amargo Panacea” had considerable alcohol content for medicinal uses; therefore, in a short time it began to be taken as an aperitif before meals, leading to the development of the art of creating a care for rum, and the establishment of the oldest rum factory in the country and in Latin America: “La Sin Rival”.

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The history of the first Dominican rum began to be written in 1852, in Santiago de los Caballeros, during the dawn of the struggle for independence, by the hand of a Venezuelan immigrant and pharmacist, Don Erasmo Bermudez, who created a drink known as “Amargo Panacea” (Panacea Bitter).

“Amargo Panacea” had considerable alcohol content for medicinal uses; therefore, in a short time it began to be taken as an aperitif before meals, leading to the development of the art of creating a care for rum, and the establishment of the oldest rum factory in the country and in Latin America: “La Sin Rival”.

Obstacles are always part of any success story and ours is no exception. A devastating fire in Santiago, which occurred during the War of Restoration, also burnt down Erasmo Bermudez’s factory “La Sin Rival”.

But the spirit and the resilience that is part of our lineage, allowed us to raise from the ashes, and as a result of pertinent claims, we received compensation for damages due from the spaniards, and once restored, a new era began for the Liquor Business.

Obstacles are always part of any success story and ours is no exception. A devastating fire in Santiago, which occurred during the War of Restoration, also burnt down Erasmo Bermudez’s factory “La Sin Rival”.

But the spirit and the resilience that is part of our lineage, allowed us to raise from the ashes, and as a result of pertinent claims, we received compensation for damages due from the spaniards, and once restored, a new era began for the Liquor Business.

Obstacles are always part of any success story and ours is no exception. A devastating fire in Santiago, which occurred during the War of Restoration, also burnt down Erasmo Bermudez’s factory “La Sin Rival”.

But the spirit and the resilience that is part of our lineage, allowed us to raise from the ashes, and as a result of pertinent claims, we received compensation for damages due from the spaniards, and once restored, a new era began for the Liquor Business.

The tradition that began in 1852 continued with Jose Armando Bermúdez Rochet, son of Erasmo, who with his holistic vision, great determination, and effort created the formula for a refined rum, palatable and unique in the world; the formula of the Dominican rum.

Years later, José Armando bought the business “La Sin Rival Fábrica de Licores” from his father, laying the foundations that would turn Dominican rum into a national industry and placed in international markets.

The tradition that began in 1852 continued with Jose Armando Bermúdez Rochet, son of Erasmo, who with his holistic vision, great determination, and effort created the formula for a refined rum, palatable and unique in the world; the formula of the Dominican rum.

Years later, José Armando bought the business “La Sin Rival Fábrica de Licores” from his father, laying the foundations that would turn Dominican rum into a national industry and placed in international markets.

The tradition that began in 1852 continued with Jose Armando Bermúdez Rochet, son of Erasmo, who with his holistic vision, great determination, and effort created the formula for a refined rum, palatable and unique in the world; the formula of the Dominican rum.

Years later, José Armando bought the business “La Sin Rival Fábrica de Licores” from his father, laying the foundations that would turn Dominican rum into a national industry and placed in international markets.

The constant search for perfection and expansion towards new horizons was taken seriously by Domingo O. Bermudez, who became the spark plug that gave us the character of a national institution, and, at the same time, designed the strategies that catapulted us by taking over the management of the company.

His innovative spirit, search for the new paths, led Domingo O. Bermudez to modernize our facilities with the best technologies.

The constant search for perfection and expansion towards new horizons was taken seriously by Domingo O. Bermudez, who became the spark plug that gave us the character of a national institution, and, at the same time, designed the strategies that catapulted us by taking over the management of the company.

His innovative spirit, search for the new paths, led Domingo O. Bermudez to modernize our facilities with the best technologies.

Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times.

Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times. Slide By then, the company was already producing its famous "Cidra", "El Toro" and "Palo Viejo", which were followed by "Bermudez Dorado", "Bermudez Blanco", "Añejo" and "Don Armando", which have been synonymous to merengue, fiesta and joy, accompanying our people during the most sublime of times.

Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride.

Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride. Dedication to the art of distilling, and years of experience paid off. The company J. Armando Bermudez & Co. S.A. under the same industrial, commercial and service principles bequeathed by its founders has become an entity that actively participates in national life, sponsoring and promoting sports, music, the environment, the economy and education; taking on, with passion and commitment, the trust given by the people, which has made Ron Bermudez a national pride.

The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.

The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generations, respectively, have accepted destiny of an industry that is engraved in their blood, and in the heart and preferences of Dominicans like indelible ink. They have continued with the same dedication and love, sharing the passion for the art of creating an exquisite and well-cared rum for the Dominican Republic and the world.

This is the story of the first Dominican rum: a story that is part of the essence of “Dominicanness”. As the song says: “This is my country, these are my people, its rum is Bermudez, its rhythm is merengue”.
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