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Address: Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Phone Number: +1 284-495-9383
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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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Half-Day Tortola Rum Tasting and Snorkel Tour
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fun four shot tour

Not really a tour but interesting 20 minute stop to check out the distillery, marvel at the fruit trees and taste their wares

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
H20girl08
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Charlotte NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool piece of history. Just a shack of a distillery but very cool to see. Family has been at it for multiple generations and it is fun to imagine the type of people who have bought this rum throughout history (pirates?? English Navy??). But don't expect a long visit. Tour is 30mins max.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped briefly at Callwood Distillery on our way back to Road Town after lunch. This is a very small artisanal distillery; there is room for 3 or 4 couples inside the building at a time. A quick explanation of the distilling process can, for the princely sum of one dollar, be followed by a tasting of the four varieties... More 

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Charlotte NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not really a tour but interesting 20 minute stop to check out the distillery, marvel at the fruit trees and taste their wares

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Cane Garden Bay, walk up the road for a quick visit to this historic distillery. It is basically just one room, in which you can do a tasting of their rums (four types when we visited), then buy bottles at a very reasonable price.

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Thank Kevin C
Darien, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very authentic rum distillery. This place has been making the real deal for a long time. We enjoyed talking to the employee and tasting the different rum offerings.

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Thank Virginia G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At least that was what Matthew said. Haven't tried to put it to the test. Fun for a quick stop. Tasting was inexpensive. Pictures free if you bought something. 10 year old rum $20/bottle.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here and you can buy 4 shots of aged rum for $1. These rums are great. You can get a small bottle for $5 and larger one for $10. They make the rum right there. It is in an old building that is hot as heck!!!

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Thank Canesbiggdogg
Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Only local distillery left on Tortola. $1 buys you a sample of all they make. Well worth a stop if you have the time, we were on a Bareboat Charter and it was an easy walk from the Dingy dock in Cane Garden Bay. They only make 25 gallons a day, and sell bottles for $5-$20... Get it while you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

$1 buys you 4 small samplings of run that was distilled in the furnace outside the old stone building you are drinking in. $5 more dollars gets you a small bottle of your choice of spiced or white. $10 gets you an aged bottle. Needless to say it was a good day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

It was very interesting, but not what we expected. The "tour" is $2 per person, but after walking around the lone building and going into the one interior room to see the barrels and historical signage / news articles, we were not sure exactly what a tour would entail. So we chatted with Annie, who was working in the tasting... More 

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