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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
Phone Number: +1 808-246-8900
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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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Fantastic Rum!

My husband and I came here since we had done the nature walk next door. The Rum is AMAZING. The only bummer is you can only taste 4 each day and they offer much much more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I came here since we had done the nature walk next door. The Rum is AMAZING. The only bummer is you can only taste 4 each day and they offer much much more. Would highly recommend this for those that are looking for something a little more adult.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a great time tasting rum (it's hard not to!)! The rum is so good! We took two big bottles and several mini bottles home to Texas! The coffee rum is my favorite by far.

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

Good morning Lyssa H. Mahalo for your wonderful review and we are pleased to hear that you took several bottles home with you. We appreciate your brand support and want to wish you happy holidays. Aloha! More 

Santa Rosa, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The plantation is a beautiful setting. The rum is smooth and amazing. If you have a chance to do a tasting I guarantee you will want to bring all of the flavors home with you!

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Thank Susan402
Jeanne T, Public Relations Manager at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this review

Hello Susan402, Thanks so much for your great review it's short and sweet and it says it all. Aloha! More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here last in 2013 and I still wear my shirt from the first time- we also buy the rum back home in L.A. since it cannot be shipped from HI. Bring some bubblewrap if you think you will want to take some home in your suitcase- and trust me, you will. We are two vacationing DINKs and the... More 

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

Good afternoon hollyholly2015, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are available in California please go to our website and go under Find Our Rum and look at the map locator and we do have a handicap ramp, it is in the back near the restrooms. Happy holidays! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three 30-somethings from Chicago/DC. This was a fun quick stop for a free local rum tasting. We tried 4-5 different rums I think and had a small piece of rum cake at the end. We liked it so much, we ended up buying a bottle when we went to Oahu. This rum place is part of a large plantation where... More 

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

Mahalo for your 5 star review Mark W. We are always happy to hear that our customers enjoyed their experience with us and by writing this review you are definitely helping us spread the word of our rum. Happy Thanksgiving!!! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free tastings make this a nice stop. There's a lot of interesting stuff in the shop, but it's not cheap.

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

Good morning Steve B., Mahalo for taking the time to write your review on Koloa Rum. Living on an island always makes it a challenge to keeps costs low as we have to ship everything in that we receive. The cost of living, electricity, wages and anything else always make it a hard, just ask anyone who lives here, but... More 

Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stop by for a free rum tasting. Stepped inside and immediately noticed that this was a gift shop that happens to sell rum. It's a pretty nice gift shop but a gift shop nonetheless. They had three rums on the tasting menu that day- a dark rum and two flavored/spiced rums. I'm not a fan of flavored... More 

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

Good morning leddebby, Thank you for stopping by our tasting room and company store. We apologize that we did not meet your expectations but hope that you enjoyed your stay on the Garden Isle of Kauai. Aloha. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Signed up for the free rum tasting. Fun! They were generous with the different flavors. Rum cake and sauce was an excellent way to end things. We had to get some of it ourselves! We were looking forward to a tour of the grounds, which they did have, but it was an extra $18. We decided not to do it.... More 

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

Aloha Nancy G., we are glad to hear that you enjoyed our complimentary tasting, rum cake and rum fudge sauce. They are certainly delicious. Happy Holidays! More 

Sechelt, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't expect to stop here while at Gaylord's Plantation. But this was a plus and a lot of fun. The straight rum was very good, but the flavoured rum was really, really great. We ended up buying the spiced and coffee rum. YUM!

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

Good morning Robert M., We loved your review and are even happier that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for spreading the word of Koloa Rum. Aloha. More 

Fairport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not big on Mai Tai's, and felt a bit cheated when I paid $9+ for one at a restaurant. Then while on vacation in Oahu, I tried this little bottle in the hotels convenience store. Completely changed my mind on the drink....and really shows you how much the restaurants water down and ruin drinks. I Highly recommend you... More 

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

Good afternoon Michael G., Thank goodness for mini bottles! We appreciate your review, mahalo! More 

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