Brugal 1888’s pop-up at Brickell City Centre celebrates Miami’s way of life – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

Coffee, cocktails and pastelitos, a South Florida popup is hitting a house “rum!” The new spot is a celebration of the Miami way of life, and also you’re invited to the celebration. Deco was too, although — simply FYI — we received a VIP invite. No large deal.

Make a “rum” for it over to the second ground of Brickell City Centre!

This pop-up is about as 305 as you may get.

Gabe Urrutia, Brugall 1888 model specialist: “We’re celebrating Latino culture in Miami. It’s real, real Miami vibes. We’re bringing in some pastelitos, some coffee, but most of all, Brugal 1888, and we’re serving some cocktails.”

Brugal 1888 is the Dominican rum model that’s making this pop-up the toast of the city.

Gabe Urrutia: “The Brugal family creates some of the best rum in the world. You know, Brugal 1888, the date is 1888. It’s over 130 years of rum-making experience, which we’re able to bring here to downtown Miami.”

So, within the night, you’ll be able to sip on some cocktails…

Gabe Urrutia: “One is La Ventanita, which is our homage to coffee, so we use a little bit of coconut syrup, a little bit of coffee bitters, and this is kind of our riff on an old fashioned.”

Michael Schutt, visitor: “Oh, I think it’s amazing. It’s got just the right amount of sweetness. It’s fantastic.”

But should you’re searching for extra of your traditional ventanita pick-up window expertise, come go to within the early afternoon.

Gabe Urrutia: “During the day, we pop up a true cafe where we’re serving coffee and pastelitos.”

Pick between freshly brewed cafecito or cafe con leche and both a candy or savory pastelito from Dos Croquetas.

Alexis Alvarez: “I had the cafe con leche, and I had the pastelito with the guava and cheese, and it was incredible. I’m Cuban. I’m a very harsh critic on my cafe con leche, and this completely lived up to standards.”

For added Miami vibes, the pop-up even has dominoes and a poet keying in on his craft on a typewriter!

Gabe Urrutia: “It’s bringing the community together to enjoy an incredible Latino experience.”

Reservations are strongly really helpful, however…

Gabe Urrutia: “Maybe come uninvited. I feel like that’s very Miami, right?”

So Miami.

Alexis Alvarez: “I think this pop-up captures the energy of Miami. This is such an immersive experience with the best things Miami has to offer.”

This pop-up shall be at Brickell City Centre by way of the twenty eighth, but it surely’ll be popping up three extra occasions in different SoFlo places.


Brugal 1888 pop-up

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