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A Manteo Must See

Matt, one of the owners, gave our tour and enthusiastically told us interesting history of the area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Small rum distillery started by 4 friends several years ago. You can see and feel their passion... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Albany, New York
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510 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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All reviews kill devil rum distillery these guys rum balls great tour honey pecan making rum great rum four guys small batch bought bottles small business local guys abc store these men my home town outer banks
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Matt, one of the owners, gave our tour and enthusiastically told us interesting history of the area and how it has ties to the early days of rum. The tour includes a look in to the distillery and a rum tasting. They sell bottles of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MyrtleJulie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to several micro-distilleries and this one was simply boring and their products uninspired IMO.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rick M
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Small rum distillery started by 4 friends several years ago. You can see and feel their passion. Pretty tasty too!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ScubaDiver2016
Reviewed January 26, 2019

On the way to the Outer Banks, we stopped in Manteo and visited Kill Devil Rum. We did the "tour and tasting" as well as purchased some pecans and some rum. It was a neat to see how it is made. We will stop back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

I must say, I have been drinking rum for a long time but they make they best rum anywhere. Go take a tour and have a tasting. I'm sure you will agree. I have had a friendly relationship with owners since before they started and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gusthesaint
Reviewed December 12, 2018

My wife and I loved the tour and the passion of the owners of this new rum distillery. They covered the history of rum making and then gave a detailed (but short) explanation of the rum making process, followed by a taste test of their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank D6058JSthomasm
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a really great tour and the owners are fantastic! The brewing equipment is awsome. The best of the best! It is fun and educational. Learn about Buffalo City on the Main Land and how it was known for it's bootlegged alcohol. Also, how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank whitedoeinn
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I thought the tour was very good. I appreciated the enthusiasm of the guide who was one of the four guys who started it. I am a (quality) rum drinker. I was looking forward to the tasting. I was disappointed. Sorry guys, I really wanted...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NorthSouth
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This was just one of the things we learned when visiting this craft rum distillery. We got free samples of their three types of rum (one for mixing, one great for seasonal drinks, and an aged variety smooth enough for sipping straight.) Of course we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wiffee
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Had a great time here. The tour was very interesting. Matt and Scott, two of the four buddies that started this, did an excellent job of helping us learn about rum. $10 to tour, call ahead make a reservation. You get three tastings at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from Chuck B | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know if the Outer Banks Distillery is "pet friendly", but I kind of doubt it. Like the other person pointed out, the tasting room is indoors. Even though I believe the owners would be willing to... More
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Response from Bartraveler81 | Reviewed this property |
Nobody under the age of 21 is allowed in the distillery part of the building. It is a federally bonded warehouse which can not, by law allow minors. This means that they can go in the gift shop area, but as far as going on a... More