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“Now my favorite Rum!”

Cruzan Rum Distillery
Ranked #1 of 14 Tours in Frederiksted
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Owner description: The Cruzan Rum Distillery welcomes you to come visit our "Don't Hurry" atmosphere. Learn how to create delicious cocktails and relax island style! The Visitors' Pavilion houses the Gift Shop & Rum Boutique, in addition to our tasting bar. This guided walking tour takes you on the aromatic journey of turning molasses into rum at the only still functioning historic distillery site in the Virgin Islands. This is an outdoor walking tour that requires climbing stairs and possible uneven walking surfaces. We try to run our tours in either rain or shine, so be prepared for the weather conditions of the day. No matter the weather conditions, guests of legal drinking age will be rewarded with 2 sample cocktails at the conclusion of the tour. Low Season (May - October) hours are 9 - 5 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 - 2 pm on Saturdays. We are open on Sundays, 10 - 2 pm, when a cruise ship is in port. During High Season we open every Sunday. Tours leave every 30 minutes from the top of the hour. The last tour departs an hour before closing. Cash is not accepted, so please bring your Visa, Mastercard, or Discover Card. Do hurry to the Don't Hurry!
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Now my favorite Rum!”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

The tour is about 15 minutes where you see the different phases of the distilling process. After the tour you can sample anything you want for as long as you want. The samples are about 8 or 10 oz and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. We ended up bringing back 6 bottles home with us.

Visited September 2012
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Newnan, Georgia, USA
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“Seeing how rum is made”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

This was my second tour thru Cruzan Rum's factory, and I still enjoyed it. The process is simple, but interesting, and the smell is amazing! Our guide was friendly and informative, and the samples at the end of the tour were good too!

Visited June 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Cheapest rum on the island”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

You can take a tour here for $5, which includes a few free drinks at the end. The tour was very well done, with lots of interesting facts about rum, the ingredients and hoe it's distilled. You can also just come here to buy rum, which they will package up for you. The distillery has the cheapest prices on the island, and is very close to the airport if you want to make this the last stop before you go home.

Visited August 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Must Stop While In STX”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

My wife and I always stop by the Cruzan Rum Distillery to take the tour. It isn't too physical and you get to see many of the steps involved in making one of the best rums in the Caribbean. The highlight however of the tour is the end where a bartender at the base of the tour treats the group with "samples" of the various Cruzan Rum products. All the bartenders I've seen there work hard and are great to chat with. Be sure to tip them well. Once again, this is a great tour to do whenever you are on St. Croix and it seems to never get old.

Visited August 2012
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Hayward, California
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“Good tour and a tasting to boot”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

Interesting tour through the distillery where you get to look into the vats of the bubbling mixture that will become rum. At the end you get to try some rum too. It is worth the stop for an hour or so to see how rum is distilled.

Visited August 2012
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