Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia
Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia|
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.
Firewater State Monopoly Rent vanishes associated to the extinction of the Spaniard preponderance in these territories.
The firewater monopoly gets reestablished.
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.
The first distillery with a 2,000-bottles-a-day capacity was purchased.
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.
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.
Begins the construction of the new Autopista Sur headquarters.
Construction of the new headquarters is concluded and on April 13th gets inaugurated.
Here are full texts from the labels
co_19: Aguardiente; Fabrica de Licores de Antioquia; medelin, Colombia
co_38: Ron Antioquia; Rentas de Antioquia; Medellin - Colombia
co_11: Aguardiente Antioqueno; FLA
co_12: Aguardiente Antioqueno; FLA
co2: Exportacion; Ron (Rum) Medellin Añejo; Product of Colombia; 750 ml; alc 40% by vol; Imported by: Todhunter Imports, Ltd., West Palm Beach, FL; Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia; FLA
co_2: Ron Medellin Extr Añejo 37%; FLA
co_13: Galeon Dorado Aperitivo