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L.G.Smith Boulevard # 140, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 280 9954
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Followed my dinner with parents to the rum shop. I’m not much of a rum drinker but it was free tasting. The owners make their own rum so it’s a unique experience. I tried several flavored rums. We got to do a bit of mixing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Grayles03
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Some very good rums,a little pricey,wish they could ship some to the USA.had a lot of rums you won’t find anywhere else,owner does a very good job creating these,and explaining them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wonderful hosts and educational while you get to taste all different types of rum. Marcia and her husband are great as is there product!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary L
Reviewed 19 July 2018

After dinner at Red Fish (a wonderful restaurant near the street) we wandered into this store. What a treat! Jerome is the guy who blends all the rum flavors and he gave us quite a bit of information on medicinal purposes for the fruits and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RLphoenix
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The host was very kind and helpful, willing to give us more samples than we were ready for before noon! Tried a few, bought three bottles of the Aruba made Palmera Rum.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is the cheapest place around the island to buy alcohol and have a party in fact all the tours which announce themselves like "open bar" buy their licor here, great customer service and very affordable prices, recommended.

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My friends and I stumbled upon this small liquor shop by accident. We went in looking for regular vodka, and ended up tasting over 20 different types of homemade liquor. We were able to talk to the owners, and they are both kind and wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank sweeticyfire
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Palmera Rum Factory is not the place where you can do FREE rum tasting and purchase specialty rums, liquors, pre-mixed island drinks. The correct place is called "the Arubian Taste" and it's here on trip advisor as the Arubian Taste. The correct location is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
7  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is actually The Arubian Taste store, this is not a factory but a store where you are welcomed from the time you walk in. We found it by accident looking for a Hennessy White. We tasted so many different rums, some we didn't even...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JoyceJH
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is not a true factory tour. It is a tasting of many various rums made by Palmera. We were told that a tour used to happen at the factory followed by a tasting however they no longer have a factory tour. Absent the tour...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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13 March 2016|
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Response from champagnewishes | Reviewed this property |
I think it is a little far from the cruise ships. See if you can split a taxi with someone.
Jack F
2 February 2016|
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Response from champagnewishes | Reviewed this property |
OK so I went online and there appears to be a company called the code rum sells a mango tango rum. perhaps you can order it from them online it does not appear to be affiliated with the place in Aruba but I am not sure
Annie W
2 June 2015|
Response from Michael C |
the email address is thearubiantaste at hotmail there is also their website buyarubarum. com (sorry email and weblinks aren't allowed) address: Italiestraat 50, lokaal 12 phone: 297-2809954