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Address: Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Phone Number: +1 284-495-9383
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Activities: Shopping, Drinking
Description: This historic rum distillery is one of the last of its kind in the British...
This historic rum distillery is one of the last of its kind in the British Virgin Islands.
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A cool piece of history to add to your island drinking adventures

Fully functional with 4 variations of their onsite-distilled rum available for tasting and purchase. This rustic little location is a great stop as you tour the island. Rum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Stratford, Connecticut
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Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Fully functional with 4 variations of their onsite-distilled rum available for tasting and purchase. This rustic little location is a great stop as you tour the island. Rum tastings are about $2 and everyone was super friendly there.

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Really small, old place that will automatically take you back. There is nothing fancy there which adds to the old charm. When we walked in no one was there except adorable kittens. Soon a young guy came and quickly explained the rums, offered tasters and helped us purchase. He was friendly but not overly pushy at all and answered our... More 

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Pacific Harbour, Fiji
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were staying at Myetts and stopped by the distillery one day. It was very facinating inside and there is a nice guy who shows you each of the five rums you can taste for free. We enjoyed learning about the rums and bought the none we liked the most.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If there wasn't a sign I would not have ever known what this place was! The rum is delicious. For $1 you can taste all 4 rums they make there. We ended up buying a bottle and the owner let us buy one of his old license plates that was on the wall, my husband collects those, so that was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nasty area surrounds the distillery. I understand it's old, but there doesn't appear to be much pride in its upkeep.

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

400 years old and continuously making rum! Very interesting place. Worth the visit. Various kinds of rum. We have sampled what we bought and all were good!

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a cool place to go and see if you are already in Cane Garden. Its a few minutes walk from the beach.

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We tried to visit a couple of times and it wasn't always open. I am glad we tried one last time as it was a Sunday and the last bit of rum was draining into a 5 gallon bucket as we were there. We were the only two there and as the gentleman was about to close a tour group... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a very good place to stop and to get informed about a peace of the history of this beautiful Island. The way that the locals have been making rum for the past 400 years is still being done the same way as all these years ago.....thats just mind blowing. It might not look like much, but to think... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's a neat place, very unique. It's the oldest, still working, rum distillery in the Caribbean. It's a very small place. it wont take you long to look around the building and buy some rum. If you are in Tortola you should at least stop by here once.

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Address: Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Phone Number: +1 284-495-9383
Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola

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