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Illegal Tender Rum Co is a boutique distillery situated in Dongara, 4 hrs North of Perth. We are an international award winning distillery having only been open for under 2 years. We have won 9 International awards in total for both our Bushtucker...more
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35 Illyarrie Rd, Dongara, Western Australia 6525, Australia
What a grest place, going just over 2 years with over 12 international awards.
We did the $30 tour which included 3 x 15mm tastings as well as a real behind the scenes tour which was extremly well laid out.
Small business with awesome product.
This place is amazing. Great staff who will answer all your questions, and they make it seem personalised to everyone who goes through. Willing to have a laugh and just all around a good atmosphere.
The tastings are amazing and we just had to buy...More
Codie P, Owner at Illegal Tender Rum Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your kind review! I am extremely glad you enjoyed your visit and I will print this review out as motivation for our awesome Staff!
See you soon ;)
The story behind this distillery is quite special. It’s great that a small town has such a great local industry. Alysha & Amos took us through why the distillery started and how the rum was wade. Extremely interesting and you saw from the start to...More
Hubby and I took a tour yesterday. Amos was knowledgable and enthusiastic about the process of making their rum. For our $30 each we had the tour, sampled some white and spiced rum, got a stubby holder each and 5% off puchases. Took home a...More
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Codie P, Owner at Illegal Tender Rum Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
Thanks for the great review!
Stoked you enjoyed it, and thanks so much for your support!
Didn’t really know what to expect from the tour so it was a wonderful surprise! Alysha was a terrific guide, she had bundles of enthusiasm and no shortage of knowledge. The distillery is a great setup and the passion of the founder comes through in...More
1 Thank dewscay
Codie P, Owner at Illegal Tender Rum Co, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018
Thanks so much for your kind review. It is very comforting to know that just because I can no longer do the tours, that they haven't lost there purpose. Alysha and Amos have been an amazing find for our company and I am so...More
Found this little gem hidden away off the main highway
Great place to visit, staff were friendly, helpful and informative.
The rum is fantastic well worth a visit.
Good luck for the future and thank you
1 Thank Deborah S
Codie P, Owner at Illegal Tender Rum Co, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018
Thankyou so much for the kind words, we are so glad you took the time out to visit our humble distillery!
All the best :)
Drove from Perth especially to visit this location and found it closed between Jan and March with no advice on their website, luckliy we found some great food places to eat and popped into Geraldton for things to do. Read so much about this place...More
Thank Scott B
Codie P, Owner at Illegal Tender Rum Co, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018
Hi Scott B,
We are very sad to hear that mate!
Our website specifically states in the top bar that we are closed for the month of Feb due to extreme heat
throughout this month. We also stated that if you had any issues to...More
Took a tour of the distillery and all I can say is wow. We were blown away by the passion these guys have for what they do. Extremely informative (I thought making spirits was a matter of cooking a few things up and distilling it,...More
We did a tour and tasting with Codie, so much passion for what he does. Very informative and interesting tour, topped off with the smoothest rum we've ever tasted. Well worth the visit. Lovely hosts. Highly recommended.