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Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery

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If you take the tour which costs $10 ( 5 of which you get back on a purchase of a bottle of rum... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
P H
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Lots of history here. And it is the only place to find the real truth about Hemingway. Had a great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
314douglasd
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you take the tour which costs $10 ( 5 of which you get back on a purchase of a bottle of rum) you will learn something. Whether it is about Hemingway y or rum, you'll learn something. None of us thought it "snobby" as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank P H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of history here. And it is the only place to find the real truth about Hemingway. Had a great tour then had great Rum. I would say this is the best rum I have ever had.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 314douglasd
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are two distilleries Key West We stopped here by mistake on our way to the other which we later wandered down to after we did the $10 tour at Pilar. The rivalry is indisputable but the disdain is palpable at Pilar. Definitely an air...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a tasting, both the rums were very good. I just wished they carried their special edition rums. I have bottles of both the special edition Bourbon Barrel finish and the sherry finish which I had to buy elsewhere (KWest liquors on Duval)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jgpi7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had high hopes for our visit this past Sunday because we really enjoy rum and are big Hemingway fans. The bartender acted like he was disinterested and spoke his “lines” about the rum as if he were bored and we were a bother to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tucsongrace
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rum distillery tour was part of the conch tour train and it was great. We learned how they make rum, a little of the history of the place and some Hemingway facts. Don't forget the tasting at the end!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend a nice hour or so browsing at Papa's Pilar, a second rum distillery and gift shop in Key West. Take a tour, sample both light and dark rum, browse the shelves of souvenirs, but especially take time to look at the many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pjk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love good rum. Papa’s dark is right up there with the best, and they give you a free sample. This is a great place to visit but if you have ever visited a distillery, save yourself the $10.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stanjpiasec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. Had a group of 22 for the tour & they took such great care of us. The tour was fascinating, tastings were great and learned to much about the history of the distillery and rum too! Definitely a 'must do' on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeani A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a free taste of their light and dark rum and both were delicious. Wanted to take the tour ($10) but the 1pm tour was sold out on a Sunday. The tours start on the hour. We still got a free taste of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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