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“Fun afternoon tour”

Old New Orleans Rum Distillery
Ranked #6 of 53 Food & Drink in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Celebration Distillery, located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans, is the Oldest Premium Rum Distillery in US and the only in Louisiana. Tours Times:Monday-Friday at 12pm, 2pm & 4pmSaturdays at 2pm & 4pm. The cost is $10/person. Call to book complimentary transportation from the French Quarter Monday-Friday.
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We took the tour on our first afternoon in New Orleans. Overall it was a good tour...we had a deal off Groupon, which helped push the rating up. Bob, our driver and host, was very friendly and informative. Lots of details on the process and still in general. The taste sampling should have been chilled in my opinion...but thats just because warm rum is always tough to get down.

1  Thank robram_1999
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

This rum distillery is in a REALLY rough part of New Orleans. Call ahead and get the complimentary pickup in the van in the French Quarter. Some cabbies won't go out here and it's an expensive ride.

Once you are here though, grab a Cajun Tea and hit the road. The tour is basic, but informative if you know nothing about the product. The moonshine part was very cool and interesting. It was remarkable to see their packaging room and what they have done to try and increase production.

The tour is $10, in return you get a very generous sampling of all their rum at the end. 45 minutes and it's over, you can choose to buy rum, shirts, anything and then it is back in the van.

This is not life changing or anything, but it's heartening to see a small company busting their tails in a rebuilding town, this is a cool tour and worth your time.

4  Thank Reason88
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

We've been on this tour twice and we plan on going again very soon. Every time we go there's something different to see and sometimes even taste. You start the tour with a rum cocktail. They explain their rum making process from molasses to labeling the bottles. They end with a rum tasting. Their rum prices are also great. I'd highly recommend.

Thank DL B
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

We were actually picked up by Bob, the guide for the tour. We could tell he really enjoyed giving tours of the distillery. He was also very informative during the short trip to and from the 9th ward. We were given a Cajun Iced Tea to kick off the tour and at the end of the tour, were offered tastings of all their rums.

Thank Carol E
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

This was my daughter's 21st birthday and her first experience with rum. It's a fun tour and they give you a fair amount to drink while they are showing you around.

Thank hardtack_n_lace
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