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Koloa Rum Company

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 808-246-8900
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Good chance to try out some quality rum

The Koloa Rum Company produces an increasing number of runs, ranging from a basic version to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry B
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Poulsbo, Washington, United States
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Nice experience on a hot day

Located on Kilohana Plantation's property. Visited in June 2018. Very busy for tastings. Had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mariedesjardins
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Prince George, Canada
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room” (84 reviews)
“gift shop” (87 reviews)
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3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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+1 808-246-8900
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Koloa Rum Company produces an increasing number of runs, ranging from a basic version to various flavored versions and premixed cocktails. A cheerful staff member will offer up four of them for tastings, with the offerings varying each day. You can taste once per...More

Thank Larry B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located on Kilohana Plantation's property. Visited in June 2018. Very busy for tastings. Had tried previously, but couldn't fit in until 45 minutes later. Finally got into the tasting around noon on a Sunday. Sampled spiced, coconut, and coffee varieties. Later stopped at gift shop...More

Thank mariedesjardins
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great place to get a "taste" of the Island. A very accommodating staff, whether when browsing the gift shop, including the award winning rum choices, or when enjoying the tasting room. Great mementos of a fabulous Hawaiian adventure or gifts for the envious...More

Thank HollysKauaiCondo
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Called prior to even going to Kauai, and asked if we'd be able to Rum taste the same day as our train and Luau package. They said no problem, just get there by 4:30pm. We got there around 3:50 PM in hopes to catch the...More

Thank kaylinvisauer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group did the rum tasting and we were amazed at the fact that 1) we would get to taste great rum and 2) we would get to do so for free! Sign up for tastings at the gift shop (they run every 30 minutes...More

Thank Kelsey G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the tasting today while my hubby waited patiently. The lady that did the tasting was fabulous! She was energetic, funny, and she knew her product. I really wish I could remember her name so I could giver her proper recognition (apologies). The cashier...More

Thank donnahawkins
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this whether or not you plan on spending time at the plantation. The shops, train ride and setting are a lot of fun though! You can check online to see which specialty rum is being featured each day plus the rest of the...More

Thank jayshua63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign up for the free tasting in the gift shop, and you go into the tasting room when your time comes for a tasting of their rums. It's set up nicely, and well run, with all the info you need on their rum. And tasty...More

Thank swearengen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign up for the free rum tasting. It fills up so sign up when you first get to the plantation. The tasting includes some island rum history along with a few small samples. Trying white rum, spiced rum, and coconut rum without a mixer lets...More

Thank Sue2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun, quick activity to do on Kauai. We went twice during our trip to the island and enjoyed each visit. One day the rumslinger was Cale, and he was awesome. He was super friendly and knowledgeable about the rum, but also, because...More

Thank PriusGirlVA
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Mellanie L
17 December 2017|
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Response from JEANINE L | Reviewed this property |
They sell the bubble wrap bottle covers so you can put in checked luggage. I wd buy here as more expensive on mainland and I believe you can not even purchase the Kauai Coffee Rum elsewhere.
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SuZQ234
24 June 2017|
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Response from Blair P | Reviewed this property |
Take an uber and you should have plenty of time. It's not very far from the port, 20 minutes max, and its in a pretty well populated area so you shouldn't have a problem getting there and back. Just be sure to check the... More
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Daunhauer50
11 February 2017|
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Response from 47nicolel | Reviewed this property |
The Rum Tasting is FREE, tips are appreciated
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