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Authentic working distillery

Right near to the bungalow we had rented was the next best rum on Marie-Galante, at Père Labat... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Montreal, Canada
Authentic, small distillery

After visiting most of the distilleries on Martinique and Guadeloupe, we appreciated how rustic... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Rebecca L
London, United Kingdom
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The rum produced from sugar cane on Marie Galante is world famous. This distillery produces the Père Labat brand - the most popular brand of the island.
Lieu Dit Poisson | Route N9, Grand Bourg 97112, Guadeloupe
+590 590 97-0379
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

When I arrived it was after lunch and the distillery (which is basic and a bit beaten up) was shut down. Tours are available 0900 to 1300. The same for tastings. If you arrive at other times, you can go in and look around (be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Right near to the bungalow we had rented was the next best rum on Marie-Galante, at Père Labat Distillery. Here, we were able to tour the entire area where the sugar cane is crushed to collect its juice, then cooked down and fermented to obtain...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

After visiting most of the distilleries on Martinique and Guadeloupe, we appreciated how rustic this one was. It was the first we were able to see and feel the fire heating the equipment. Given its size, it only takes 10 minutes or so to explore...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 23 August 2012

The Poisson rum distillery is famous because of its Pere Labat brand and here you can get their products at a good price. As far as a attraction, there's not much to it... even the product counter is very basic. We would not recommend a...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 3 April 2010

We arrived at the factory in mid-February which is outside the sugar cane harvesting season. Consequently the factory was not in operation but we were allowed in to check out the equipment. Outside the factory you will find a sales and information booth where you...More

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