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“Rum is fun!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koloa Rum Company

Koloa Rum Company
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
(808) 246-8900 ‎
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Ranked #15 of 46 Activities in Lihue
Type: Distilleries, Food & Drink
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“Rum is fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

This is a short outing that must be included in your vacation! The store is nice, and has some good gifts to take home, but the rum tasting is where it is at. I'm not a huge fan of their Mai Tai mix, but their dark rum might be favorite. Also, be sure to grab one of the rum cakes...they are delicious.

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Yum! Rum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a must do. Our twice Kauai yearly vacations always include a stop at Koloa Rum. They will ship drink mixes, but the rum you have to send yourself...ask for a bubble wrap rum bag..makes packing much easier for only a few dollars more. Try the tasting room. Great selection of salts, sugars and jams as well as small bamboo items. Love IT!

Visited June 2012
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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“Do the rum tasting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

The rum tasting is a fun experience. You gotta try it. The staff is bright, cheerful & whitty. The rum is good too. If you do it just remember: dont poor the fruity shot into your rum glass until you are instructed. Otherwise, you miss out on how to make a proper mai tai.
I love the shop. I bought lots of fun gifts to bring home for my family & friends. If you are in the area go check this place out.

Visited May 2012
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Meridian, Idaho
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“The dark rum is fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This is a bit tourist-y, but the tasting room is worth the visit. The rum is so good, some the best you will ever have. The people here are very friendly

Visited July 2012
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Parry Sound, Canada
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“Superb quality, but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

I've never been to a rum tasting before, so this was fun. They have 4 different kinds to try, and they were all unique. Because this is a very small distillery, I'm guessing is why they are so expensive. Its worth a trip, only takes about 30 minutes out of your day, and the shops in the plantation are interesting to see. I suggest first go for dinner at Gaylords restaurant before rum sampling as the restaurant looks amazing (screw the budget on this one).

Visited June 2012
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