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Koloa Rum Company

Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: (808) 246-8900 ‎
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Ranked #17 of 49 Activities in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Distilleries, Food & Drink
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Type: Distilleries, Food & Drink

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Portland, Oregon
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went to a luau at Kilohana Plantation and Koloa rum company was on the grounds of the luau.Best time ever with my wife and I.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The cashier at the Harley store sent us here, what a treat!! They have rum sampling, rum for sale, and a gift shop. The cashier was one of the highlights of our trip.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

The bartender was fun and seemed to enjoy his job. I purchased some spiced rum as a gift. I also bought the bubble wrap type protector. It was a worthy $2 investment to protect a $35 bottle of rum. Also, the Koloa rum company hat is great quality.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've had better/more educational booze experiences from going to a bar. Was hoping to see them turning sugar cane into rum since it seemed like an actual tour. It isn't. I wouldn't plan this as a rainy day activity since the tasting is all of 10? Minutes? Yay! Then I get to drive back to my hotel 15 minutes away... More 

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Renton, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We went to the rum tasting room at Koloa Rum Co. expecting to just stand there & have a variety of rums poured into a shot glass. Instead we had a very entertaining host who made a point of learning all of our names, giving us shot glasses of rum, tell us about the manufacturing of rum & a hands... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Our last day on Kauai it down-poured aaaalll day. Since pretty much everything to do in Hawaii is outside, we stopped here to burn some time. It was pretty busy (everyone else had the same rainy day thought). The tasting only lasted about 10 min but was enjoyable. You get to try 4 different kinds of rum in tiny shots... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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187 reviews 187 reviews
68 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful grounds and nice (but $$$ pricey) store. Waited 45 minutes for the rum tasting which was all good, just way too rushed and very tiny tastes. We stood up at the bar and had tasted of 3 things. Nice peeps; However, we went to the rum factory in St. Croix and it was so much better. No drinks or... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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16 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had read that this was a tour with a tasting, and were disappointed to get there and find a tourist trap like place with a gift shop that you stand in and wait for someone to take you into a side room to taste rum. Maybe it would have been interesting to taste and hear more, but so me... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place is fantastic. You MUST sign up to go into the tasting room. The bartenders are super nice & well informed. The rum cake is crazy delicious. We ended up going home with the rum punch, the mai tai mix, coconut, spice & dark rums, 2 t-shirts plus a couple of rum cakes. Yummy!

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East Meadow, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We went to Koloa Rum Company and enjoyed their rum tasting. They have more than 4 types of rum, but they limit the tasting to 4, probably for liability reasons. Koloa Rum Company is a very young operation (about 5 years), so they have no aged rum. Even so, they had some tasty selections. Our favorite was the coconut rum.... More 

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