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Banks Brewery and Mount Gay Rum Tour in Barbados
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Great tour! 2 Free tasty beers!

Highly recommend this tour! Just as informative as any brewery tour I’ve ever taken and they had a few unique ways of processing their beer! People say it’s difficult to find, but... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
North Augusta, South Carolina

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Highly recommend this tour! Just as informative as any brewery tour I’ve ever taken and they had a few unique ways of processing their beer! People say it’s difficult to find, but we hired a driver for a few hours and also went to Four Square Distillery and Sunbury Plantation, which were sort of nearby. Two free beers given with... More 

4 Thank redheadrulz
Edmonton, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great tour, the whole top floor of this big new brewery has been converted into a viewing platform and interpretive center. The guide was friendly and informative and overall the brewery has put a huge amount of work into setting the place up for tourism. That said, finding the brewery was pretty hard. It is actually located a little bit... More 

3 Thank PJungnitsch
Northwood, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

this is a great place to visit and very well organised except don't bother googling it as you will be really confused as their website has no mention of tours and other web sites direct you to their old site in bridgetown. The tour takes place at their new premises near oistins. The guide was really knowledgeable and at the... More 

5 Thank JosHowell
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

It was good to get a taste of the different rums and taught about each but disappointing that you only get to see how rum is made via a video and only see the bottling factory for a minute. Not what I was expecting. Also worth noting no air con in most of the buildings (including shop, bar and restaurant)

1 Thank Grace W
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014

The Banks Brewery is working on a new visitor centre and shop and, at the time we went (took the bus to Newton from Bridgetown) they are not offering ANY tours. Unsure of when they will reopen, so perhaps the next traveller can check it out in a month or two and post online.

3 Thank Joslyn42
Belfast, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Good fun and well organised. Good tour and free taste of all different banks beers after tour. Very relaxed and fun.

5 Thank staceygibson83
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Living just south of Milwaukee, we weren't sure we wanted to tour a brewery while on vacation. We skipped the tour, headed straight to the gift shop with a recently concluded tour and drank some free beer. Bought some neat souvenirs to bring home, took some pictures of the Banks sponsored Cricket Team practicing in the stadium next the brewery... More 

Thank Lunasubmarina
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67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

This is a good tour starting with the history of the brewery and seeing some of the old copper Kettles. After the tour you are invited to the small bar where you can sample the complete range of thier products. There is a charge but not expensive. Also opportunities for soucvenirs etc from the shop. If you like Beer then... More 

2 Thank bobcoll
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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355 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Goes great with food! Little bitter bite that cuts through spice and heavier dishes!

1 Thank originalXfactor
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220 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2011

We went along - the hotel told us this was open and gave us a leaflet - we passed the place a few times so caught a cab up to it. It was no longer running - we were less than impressed.

1 Thank stockyhouse

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