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Koloa Rum Company

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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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For the first time in history, Rum is being distilled legally on the island...

For the first time in history, Rum is being distilled legally on the island of Kauai. Visit Koloa Rum's Premier Tasting Room and Company Store at Kilohana Plantation in Puhi, Kaua`i where our award winning Premium Hawaiian Rums are available. Also popular are our rum cakes, rum fudge sauce, Kukui Brand Mai Tai Mix, jams, jellies, syrups, Koloa Rum logo wear and other unique Hawaiian made products. Open daily at 9:30am. All tastings and alcohol sales require a valid photo ID and all individuals must be 21 years or older to enter the tasting room. Please enjoy responsibly!

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Wonderful rum tasting experience!

Great stop to enjoy the tastes of the different rums and get a comprehensive overview of each kind of rum. Bar tender was funny and informative.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stop to enjoy the tastes of the different rums and get a comprehensive overview of each kind of rum. Bar tender was funny and informative.

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Kilohana to visit the house and were disappointed that it's mostly gift shops and a restaurant. However, we popped into the Rum Company store and signed up for a rum tasting. We were surprised at how delicious and smooth the rum is. Our hostess was very personable. Not all rums are offered for tasting everyday so check... More 

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Good morning kimrumz, we are happy to hear that you visited us and enjoyed your experience. Mahalo for taking the time to write your review. Aloha! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In a beautiful setting on Kilohana Plantation there is a place where you and your friends can taste rum made with plantation rum from the Hawaiian Islands. The rum was excellent and the lady dispensing it told us a lot about the history of Koloa rum and what growing cane was like in the islands and how it had been... More 

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Good afternoon Randall C., Thanks so much for your 5-star review and are pleased to hear that we met your expectations. Aloha! #rumisfun More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the visit! You can choose just the tasting - 30 minutes or do the train ride, visit shops and stores. Stay for as short or long a you like but if you are 21+, do the tasting! We did the 30 minute taste room at the Koloa Rum Tasting Room located at the historic Kilohana Plantation in Lihue. Sign... More 

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Aloha Sylvie B., We appreciate your very thorough 5 star review. It's reviews such as yours that entice people to visit us. Mahalo and cheers! More 

East Northport, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here based on others reviews and because it was a rainy day. We signed up for a rum tasting, but had some time to kill prior to it. We shopped in its store, but didn't buy anything because everything seemed overpriced. The tasting was very pleasant with samples of 4 different rums along with a small bite of... More 

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Hello Lo R., thank you for stopping by the tasting room and your review. We are a great rainy day activity as well as a sunny day activity when you have had too much sun! :) We hope to see you again if ever you are on Kauai. Aloha! More 

Bethesda, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a big rum drinker but I certainly appreciated the quality of the rum here at the Koloa tasting room. The young man who gave us a demonstration, Kale, is a super salesman. They been in business for less than 10 years but seem to have one of the number of awards which they were proud of.

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Hi Lubran, thanks so much for visiting our tasting room and writing your review. Cale is an excellent rum ambassador and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Aloha! More 

Seaside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am in love with their spiced rum. I am not someone who drinks rum straight but I do with this one. To me, it is like sipping butterscotch. My husband and I try to visit and taste their rum several times during our stay and always bring back several bottles in their great bottle bubble bags that keep it... More 

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Aloha Sheri A., mahalo for your wonderful review. We love that you visit us several times during your stay. We hope that you visit us again in the near future! More 

Cataldo, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostess . . . Great rum selection . . . Great flavors . . . Good prices in the store . . . Great place to visit!

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Good morning nidahotraveler, we appreciate your 5 star review and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Cheers and aloha! More 

Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the history of Koloa Rum Company along with samples of several rum samples. They switch up the rums daily so hopefully you'll get to sample the Pineapple Passion. The coconut rum was also very smooth. Sign up for the tasting as soon as you get there, tours are a group of 12 and fill up quickly.

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Good morning M-LT1980, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the history of Koloa Rum and the best part, our rum! Thanks so much for taking the time to write your 5-star review. Aloha! More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop for 2 hours of your day. Do the 40 minute train ride followed by the rum tasting. Finish off with drinks and lunch at Gaylord's! Then off to your afternoon excursion. You will be glad you did!

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Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Good afternoon Robin2256, Thanks so much for your great review of Koloa Rum, Gaylord's and the train. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Aloha! More 

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