Colombia

Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia

Aguardiente
Aguardiente

Aguardiente

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Ron Antioquia
Ron Antioquia

Ron Antioquia

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Aguardiente Antioqueno
Aguardiente Antioqueno

Aguardiente Antioqueno

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Aguardiente Antioqueno
Aguardiente Antioqueno

Aguardiente Antioqueno

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Ron Medellin Añejo
Ron Medellin Añejo

Ron Medellin Añejo

63 x 87 mm (2.5\" x 3.4\")
Ron Medellin Extr Añejo
Ron Medellin Extr Añejo

Ron Medellin Extr Añejo

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Galeon Dorado
Galeon Dorado

Galeon Dorado

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History

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, cit. 2002]


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