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River Antoine Rum Distillery

St. Patrick's, Grenada
+1 473-442-7109
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St. Patrick's, Grenada
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

I've toured rum distilleries on other islands but River Antoine is by far the most interesting. It is fascinating to see equipment dating back to 1785 in use today and producing tasty rum!

Thank AnnesTravels
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Amazed at the antiquity of this distillery - imagined pristine stainless steel equipment but could not have been more wrong! It's like a working farm with original working equipment. Still gets the job done though. The rum is like firewater! Rum punch very tasty too.

Thank triciac890
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Loved this tour. The whole pace is stuck in a time warp and this is part of its appeal. Lots of manual processes and not a hint of automation anywhere. They were very proud of being the oldest and having the only original water wheel...More

Thank cjm2503
Reviewed 23 March 2016

As part of our island trip we called in at this local rum factory, which is basically a working museum dating back to last century using a waterwheel which crushes the locally grow sugar cane which is eventually distilled into some firewater rum in excess...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We spent our time at River Antoine Distillery in the company of our guide, Allen Meddy, who also provided us a private tour of the facility. We spent 40 minutes at the site, and it was fascinating to follow the process from the pressing of...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visited as part of a tour group. This is an amazing place, so old, all done by traditional methods......even bottled by hand. The day we visited the conveyor belt had broken....so it really was hands on to keep the press fed with sugar cane.......More

Thank SUNTAN47
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I had no idea that Rum was just made from sugar cane! Very interesting tour by a very well informed tour guide who showed right throught the whole process and ended up with a tasting session of rum! Well worth a visit!

Thank Mildew
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We took the island tour and the River Rum distillery was on the tour. We guided through the plant starting with a water wheel manufactured in the 1800's and still doing a great job. Walking to where the workers fed the sugar cane into the...More

Thank Rieser
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a short tour of a Distillery using tradional methods to make its rum. It uses a water mill to crush the cane and cane byproducts and locally collected wood to supply the heat at various stages. We thought it was a fascinating tour,...More

Thank Hawkhardt
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This was perhaps one of the favorite parts of my trip to Grenada. Getting there by private car was memorable, driving on the other side of the street, and such narrow roads with some big ditches that if not careful, the car could easily drop...More

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moshstootie
How much for a bottle?
4 May 2017|
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Response from JJawandering | Reviewed this property |
I think I paid USD $7 for a small bottle of rum with chocolate for putting over ice cream.
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Are you open on Sunday, March 27 (Easter)?
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