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A perfect synonym of respect for the passage of time and for traditions


Made from the precious nectar of the best selection of Dominican sugarcane harvested in our plantations, Barceló Imperial is the result of the dizzying dream: the ageing of our finest rum reserves. Naturally aged for up to ten years in the best climatic conditions, Barceló Imperial is an exquisite harmony of colour, fragrance and flavour for the senses.

Notes on tasting

Intense coppery amber colour.
Brilliant coppery amber colour. Aromas of butter cream, dried cherries, intense vanilla, pineapple jam and caramelized nuts followed by a mild entry to a dry but fruity flavour. Medium and exuberant body with great depth and balance. Finish with a flavour of carrot ice cream cake, kola nut, Mocha and a strong toasted taste that gradually fades.

Ideal for

To be enjoyed alone, on the rocks or used for the preparation of classic cocktails.
1750 ml, 1000 ml, 750 ml, 700 ml and 375 ml presentations.


97 points "Highest scoring rum" BTI. International Spirits Review

Premium Category Rum Fest

International Rum Fest

"Best it's class" International Rum Festival

94 points "Third highest score in the category of aged rum" BTI. International Spirits Review

"Aged above 12 years" Miami Rum Renaissance Festival

SIP Awards

"Old Aged" Miami Rum Festival

San Francisco World Spirits Competition


Imperial Old Fashioned


2 ounces of Barceló Imperial
3 drops of angostura bitters
1 lump of brown sugar
½ ounce of cold water
1 curl of orange peel
1 cherry


Put the sugar lump and the three drops of angostura bitters in a low glass. Add the water and mash with a muddler until you get a reddish syrup. Add two or three ice cubes and an ounce of rum and mix.
Add two or three more ice cubes and the rest of the rum. Mix again. Twist the orange peel and add it to the cocktail to extract the essential oils from the orange. Mix for the last time and decorate with a cherry.