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Don Q Rum Factory

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Address: Num. 1 Calle La Esperanza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-840-1000

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Informative tour and more free samples than Bacardi

We enjoyed the informative representives and were amazed at how many other labels of rum used Don Q rum. Lots of fun free samples and easy access from the street near the pier.

Reviewed June 3, 2012
Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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San German, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Not much to see good story history ,smell strong not what I expected producs expensive well im not muche of rum drinker for the years of history of the serrales fam I expected more

1 Thank Albert t
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2012

This is mainly the store where they sell Don "Q' rum in Old San Juan. It is nicely set up and you can enjoy one of the best Piña Coladas of town (for free). Their selection is awsome and, let this be known: Don "Q' is by far Puerto Rico's favorite local rum. Their product is very smooth. Do not... More 

2 Thank Joaneil
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2012

This Rum Tour, unlike Bacardi, is situated right downtown Old San Juan (across from the Cruise ship terminals) and if you have a spare 30 minutes, you can pretty much do the entire tour and enjoy your free drink at the end. Its a self paced tour and provides a brief history. Don Q is also known by locals as... More 

9 Thank coqui_del_mar
Puerto Rico
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Thsi is the place to see how is meade the best rum in the world. Nothing like DQ.

3 Thank Abraham R
Morgantown, West Virginia
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2012

the gentleman that were there when we walked in seemed bored and uninterested in talking or anything. i asked for a sample and actually liked one of the drinks and was going to buy a bottle of the rum when i asked what kind it was again the gentleman seemed bothered to have to tell me again but did in... More 

2 Thank jsxtasy
Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2012

We enjoyed the informative representives and were amazed at how many other labels of rum used Don Q rum. Lots of fun free samples and easy access from the street near the pier.

1 Thank TheBoatBums
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2012

This is a museum and shop for Don Q rum. It provides a bit of info and history on the Don Q brand and rum making. It is small and quick. It could be a good alternative if you do not want to do the full Bacardi tour and it is easy to get to if you are in Old... More 

2 Thank Catherine P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2012

The workers seem to have the, "I have to be here attitude". They were very short with answers to your questions. Just a general feeling of being in a bother. There were several flavored mini sized (shot glass size) cocktails for samples, but you were only limited to 2. The liquor selection does however include a few that you cannot... More 

1 Thank bornredprincess
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2012

The Don Q museum is located right across the pier. If you don't have time to visit the Bacardi Rum factory you can drop by to know about the origins of rum, the rum making process and sample a free rum drink. They seem to have guided tours, but we didn't see any tour guide on the day we went.... More 

2 Thank Sheba-k
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73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2012

We stumbled upon Casa Don Q as we were dodging the rain. We were so excited to have walked into this really informative 'museum like' setting, rum tasting (1 drink) bar, & shop. A small but classy spot, we were formally introduced to the amazing flavors of DonQ rum! Our favorite concoction: DQ coco & pineapple! By the time we... More 

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