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Bacardi is founded by Don Facundo Bacardí Masso in Santiago de Cuba.
Santiago Brewing Company is established and creates the HATUEY brand. HATUEY becomes a registered brand in 1915.
The defunct Santiago Brewing Company is acquired by Compañía Ron Bacardi S.A.
Trademark is transferred to Compañía & Ron Bacardi S.A.
Enrique Schueg, son in law of the Bacardi founder, contracts a well-known German brewer, George J. Friedrich, to open a new brewery in Santiago, Cuba to produce and market HATUEY.
The original Cervecería HATUEY in Santiago de Cuba brews the first batch of HATUEY beer. HATUEY beer is awarded a Gold Medal at the Cienfuegos Exposition.
Joaquin Bacardí, a Harvard graduate with a degree in Chemical Engineering, is sent to Copenhagen to learn the art and science of brewing. Joaquín Bacardí becomes HATUEY beer´s first Brew Master.
Cervecería Modelo in Havana opens to meet the increasing demand of HATUEY beer.
HATUEY grows to capture over 50% of the Cuban beer market with sales of over 12 million cases a year.
HATUEY is first brewed in the U.S.A. and is introduced to the U.S. market.
HATUEY returns. to its roots as a small batch handcrafted premium beer, brewed in the U.S.A.
Your favorite Cuban Style Beer is spreading across the U.S.A.
2021. The Legacy Continues. The New Hatuey Lager is born.