Colombia

Empresa de Licores de Cundinamarca (E.L.C.)
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Web page: http://www.gratisweb.com/ronsantafe/
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Santafe Ron Añejo

Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia
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Turn of the 18th century
Government rules firewater production and consumption as a State Monopoly Rent, in order to raise funds and to control liquor sales.

1705 in accordance to his Majesty, Don Felipe Francisco de Foronda, Royal Charter, the Province Governor then, firewater production was centralized through a State Monopoly throughout the region.

1810
Firewater State Monopoly Rent vanishes associated to the extinction of the Spaniard preponderance in these territories.

1870
The firewater monopoly gets reestablished.

1920
Antioquia State started managing the distilled liquor production and sales monopoly. FÁBRICA DE LICORES Y ALCOHOLES DE ANTIOQUIA is founded. The factory was set up in a rebuilt and adapted building
that sat on a 23-acre estate called EL SACATÍN, located in La América, a neighborhood in Medellín.

1934
The first distillery with a 2,000-bottles-a-day capacity was purchased.

1936
State-of-the-art equipment that was able to produce 6,000 bottles a day was bought. It had a distillation tower, a boiler, tanks, and yeast implements.

1947
One of the largest growths was achieved through a completely technical and administrative organization. The factory produced 16,000 bottles in a 16-hour period of time.

1968
Begins the construction of the new Autopista Sur headquarters.

1970
Construction of the new headquarters is concluded and on April 13th gets inaugurated.
Source: Company's web site, 2002]

Products:
Aguardiente
Aguardiente Antioqueno
Ron (Rum) Medellin Anejo 40% alc/vol.
Ron Medellin Extr Anejo 37%
Galeon Dorado Aperitivo

Industria de Licores del Valle
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Aguardiente Blanco del Valle 35%
Trapiche 8 years Ron Premium, 35%

Industria Licorera Caldas, Manizales
Year established: 1790
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Web page: http://www.ilc.com.co/
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Established 1790.
Source: Company's web site, 2004]

In 1926, Cuban rum distiller Don Ramón Badia was commissioned by the Caldas Fine Liquor and Perfume Company to create their first high quality rum. Two years later, Ron Viejo de Caldas was launched with local distribution.
Source: Examiner.com, 2010]

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Aguardiente Cristal 30% Alc/Vol
Ron Viejo de Caldas Aged 3 years 40% alc/vol
Ron Extra Viejo
Ron Viejo de Caldas Anejo 8 Anos Carta de Oro 37.5% alc/vol
Aperitivo Aguardiente Cristal 19%

Industria Licorera de Bolívar (INDULIBOL)
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Web page: http://www.tresesquinas.com.co/
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Ron Tres Esquinas Anejo
Ron Tres Esquinas Tradicional
Ron Tres Esquinas Especial
Tres Esquinas Dry o Sello Azul
Tres Esquinas Baru

Licores de los Andes, S.A.
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Oro Anejo Ron 12 Anos Exclusiva Reserva Grado Alcoholico: 38° GL

Santana Liquors Zona Franca Ltda
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Ron Hemingway Viejo 40% alc/vol
Ron Hemingway Extra Viejo 40% alc/vol
Ron Santero - 3 years
Ron Santero - 5 years
Ron Santero - 7 years
Ron Relicario
Ron Caribe
Juan Santos Anejo Oro 5 Anos
Juan Santos Anejo Reserva Especial 9 Anos
Juan Santos Anejo Gran Reserva 12 Anos
Juan Santos Anejo Antigua Reserva 21 Anos
Juan Santos Anejo Café 7 Anos

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