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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-8900
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Description: For the first time in history, Rum is being distilled legally on the...
For the first time in history, Rum is being distilled legally on the island of Kauai. Visit Koloa Rum's Premier Tasting Room and Company Store at Kilohana Plantation in Puhi, Kaua`i where our award winning Premium Hawaiian Rums are available. Also popular are our rum cakes, rum fudge sauce, Kukui Brand Mai Tai Mix, jams, jellies, syrups, Koloa Rum logo wear and other unique Hawaiian made products. Open daily at 9:30am. All tastings and alcohol sales require a valid photo ID and all individuals must be 21 years or older to enter the tasting room. Please enjoy responsibly!
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Rum in Paradise

This is a fun rum tasting experience. The setting is picturesque, on the old Koloa Sugar plantation site, and the 1/2 hour tasting is lively and informative. While you won't see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Benicia, California, United States
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its ok. We did the tasting, and walked around. I think they need to add a couple more rums to taste. did not get a good feel for what they had to offer. They guy doing the tasting was funny and good at this job. Just think they need to add change it up a bit.

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Benicia, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a fun rum tasting experience. The setting is picturesque, on the old Koloa Sugar plantation site, and the 1/2 hour tasting is lively and informative. While you won't see the rum-making process, the free tasting is led by an energetic young woman who gets you in the party mood as you take shots of dark, gold, spice and... More 

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Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Koloa Rum Company Store features a wide variety of rum products and a tasting room that hosts tasting sessions every half hour. The tasting was fun, informative and helpful in deciding what to buy. Koloa Rum contains the finest local and natural ingredients including locally-grown cane sugar and clean, fresh water from Mt Waialeale. Unlike many commercial rums today... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stopped here just because we'll try any tasting that's free. I am not a rum connoisseur but I could get to like the stuff after trying nearly all they had to offer. The bar keep started by pouring two of their rums and demonstrating how to carefully mix them to make a Mai Tai. He also explained their production... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was a great unplanned stop. We actually went to the plantation to take the train and grab lunch, then discovered the Koloa Rum Distillery on the plantation. It is worth it to sign up for the rum tasting, since I would have never thought rum could taste so good. They served us a Mai Tai shot (which was layered... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped in for a second visit to Koloa Rum Company this year since we had so much fun last year. The bartender enthusiastically explained each offering, and led us through making our own miniature mai tai. We picked up a bottle of the coconut rum, and mixed it with pineapple juice for an easy pina colada. I don't like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stopped by here on our way back to our hotel and we're pleased and surprised to find that the rum tasting was complimentary! They have tastings on the hour between 10am and 2pm. You need to show up and sign in for a particular tasting. Our server had the energy of about 4 people! She was so awesome and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Was already on the grounds having brunch and wanted to try the local rum but was told the last tasting was at 2. The gift shop was pretty good and they carried the full range of rums and other items. Prices were nothing special when compared to other stores. BTW if you are not a rum guru and only need... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Koloa Rum Company does tastings every half hour and they fill up pretty fast. We arrived around 1:45 and the 2:00 was already full so we had to put our name on a list for the 2:30 tasting. It's very organized - you just go into the shop and they'll tell you when they have the next opening. While... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We were able to get into the last tasting of the day. I was not much of a rum drinker until trying this rum. Such a cool tasting experience. Such amazing rum.

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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-8900
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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