Hatui beer appears in Hemingway’s two works: “to have and have not” and “the old man and the sea”. In 1956, Bacardi held a celebration to celebrate Hemingway’s Nobel Prize in literature.
Bacardi has made several industry acquisitions to expand beyond its famous rum brand. In 1992, Bacardi acquired Martini and Rossi, the famous vermouth and sparkling wine manufacturers. In 1998, Bacardi acquired Regal whisky and Bombay Sapphire Gin for us $2 billion. In 2001, Bacardi acquired Casado tequila. In 2004, Bacardi acquired grey goose vodka. In 2006, Bacardi purchased Pacific Dawn, a New Zealand vodka brand. Other affiliated brands include Drambuie whisky, di sarono Amaretto and B & B, as well as Benedictine liqueurs.