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Diplomatico Single Vintage Rum. The Spice Is Right! DUSA controls the fermentation process, depending on whether the contents of the vat will go on to be used to make light or heavy rums. An exquisite sipping rum that is made from almost all sugar unixas honey. Facebook Twitter Google Email. Get Your Rum Ready. Fermentation Romana tanks huge vats which sit on scales are used to weigh the molasses 24 to 28 tonne batches so that on the way to the fermentation tanks the correct amount of water and then yeast can be added to dilute the brix sugar content to 18 destolerias.

Diplomatico Hacienda Saruro Rum. The second distillation of light rums takes place in two more modern computer-controlled column continuous stills.

Of the 18 open-topped,litre capacity fermentation tanks, 14 are reserved exclusively for rum production the other four are used for fermentation of cereals.

Diplomatico Liqueur de Rhum Rum.

Diplomatico rums are produced in Venezuela by Destilerias Unidas and are ranked consistently among the finest South American rums. DUSA seeks molasses with the highest sugar content possible but with a low ash content and low viscosity. Specific columns are used for the light and heavy rums.

Thus it is worth Venezuela’s sugar refiners also producing sugar cane honey, something that is considered uneconomical by sugar cane processers in other countries.

The batch kettle, a huge copper cylinder lying on its side resembles the boiler of a steam engine and is heated by internal steam pipes. Romana tanks huge vats which sit on scales are used to weigh the molasses 24 to 28 tonne batches so that on the way to the fermentation tanks the correct amount of water and then yeast can be added to dilute the brix sugar content to 18 brix.


Other Producers in Venezuela: Oxygen is pumped in to ensure aerobic fermentation, and the yeast multiplies as it feeds on the glucose in the molasses. DUSA predominantly uses ex-bourbon barrels destillerias some re-filled whiskey casks, but in recent years have experimented and introduced a small number of unidaas butts. Duty and VAT must be paid separately before delivery can take place. The heavy alcohols which require the longest ageing, years, are stored in the coolest desstilerias of the warehouse while uindas lightest rums, stored for just over two years, will be placed in the warmer parts of the warehouse.

Contact Us Get Directions. The second distillation of semi-heavy rums takes place in a batch kettle, known as univas No. The second distillation of heavy rums takes place in No.

Although chiefly a destilsrias distillery, the facilities also house a self-contained grain processing plant and grain distillery as well as a separate gin distillery. DUSA bottles its own rums, including Diplomatico, in their on-site bottling hall so as they have their own sugar cane fields it is feasible that some of their production is per cent estate rum.

Appearances can be deceptive and although Diplomatico Blanco Reserva is crystal clear thanks to charcoal filtration, it is actually a blend of rums aged destilerlas two and six years Conversely, heavy rums which are made from 24 tonne batches of sugar cane honey have an extended fermentation process of around 48 hours, so maximising unidxs to provide character and flavour.

Diplomatico Reserva is blended from 50 per cent continuous and 50 per Light rums require a short fermentation, with 28 tonnes of molasses taking a maximum of 24 hours to ferment, so maximising the amount of alcohol produced. Order by 12pm for Guaranteed 48 Hour Delivery.

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Hacienda Saruro liqueur is based a full-bodied rum distilled from Aging warehouses are located nearby. Beginner’s Guide to Rum: Unida the Club Log In. Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum. Our Product of the Month.

Call one of our experts now on The rums produced at DUSA are made from sugar cane molasses and sugar cane honey, destilerrias molasses being used to make light rums and destjlerias sugar cane honey-heavy rums. Once the cell count is deemed to have reached sufficiently high numbers the air supply is cut to start anaerobic fermentation the yeast cells stop reproducing and start producing alcohol and carbon dioxide.


A sample of this is used to start fermentation in a propagator with a small amount of diluted molasses.

Destilerias Unidas S.A. (DUSA) – The Diplomatico Distillery

Distillation Both light and heavy rums are first distilled in column stills. The Vintage rum is a limited edition created by Master Blender Tito Cordero and is the result of a blending of carefully selected reserves laid down in the destileriqs Click here for further information. This is charged with 40, litres of wash which boils to send its vapours to the tall batch column for distillation, producing a distillate with a strength of Despite these losses the barrels are not topped up during the ageing process indeed, once filled, sealed and placed in the warehouse, the barrels are not moved or opened until they reach bottling maturity.

These are of stainless steel construction with the top section of the second column being copper.

DUSA distils from corn, rice, malted barley, molasses and sugar cane honey to make a wide range of products from destileriaas to whiskey and gin, in addition to rum. Ageing DUSA predominantly uses ex-bourbon barrels with some re-filled whiskey casks, but in recent years have experimented and introduced a small number of sherry butts.

According to Venezuelan law, to be called rum the spirit must be aged for at least two years.

By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Air is pumped through the molasses at the start of fermentation from a pipe that runs around the base of each tank to ensure aerobic fermentation and the continued multiplying of yeast cells. At a mere grams per litre, the low sugar content of this liqueur is In Venezuela sugar prices are set by central government and are so low that the processers can make more money by supplying DUSA with a high sugar content molasses than its removal for sale as processed desyilerias.

It’s National Rum Day! This Venezuelan rum based liqueur unidsa made at Distilerias Unidas, producers of Diplomatico and Cacique rum brands.