Punta Cana Dominica Republic Sunset.jpg

Our Story

Good things take time.


Punta Cana. 

Sunsets that make Rothkos look dull.

After sharing a few rounds of mamajuana with friends, our founder fell in love. Mamajuana was unlike any other drink he'd ever tasted.

Eager to bring some mamajuana back home, he was disappointed to hear that there was no export-quality mamajuana he could purchase. The idea of Candela was born.

The vision: to create the world's finest mamajuana. 

Our founder became obsessed with sharing this gem with the rest of the world. After years of hard work, Candela finally became a reality.


Not only is Candela the best-tasting mamajuana, Candela is also the first mamajuana to be served in the finest dining and nightlife establishments of the United States.

We are proud to share this jewel of Dominican heritage with you.

We are proud to make the world's finest mamajuana. 



Good things take time.

Candela is handcrafted in tiny batches. We've been overwhelmed by the positive response from our community. Please be patient if Candela still isn't your city. It will be soon. 

In the meantime, you can buy online.

Also, please tell us where you'd like to see Candela and we'll get to work.