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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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+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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The rum is good, the staff is better

I did the free rum tasting recently with some friends and not only did we have some fantastic rum, but we absolutely loved the staff as well. The woman pouring our shots was fun... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did the free rum tasting recently with some friends and not only did we have some fantastic rum, but we absolutely loved the staff as well. The woman pouring our shots was fun and friendly and managed to keep the whole crowd happy. We all came out with favorites and only wished we could mail some home!

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

Good morning marginaliant, we loved your review and are so happy that you loved our staff...we do too! Mahalo for taking the time to write it. Aloha! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The free rum tasting goes on about every 30min in a small bar side room connected to the store, so not much time needed, if you get there right when one of the samplings start. Not only were they fun/friendly, the rum was spot on, and I wanted to leave with 5 bottles! Sadly, I was unable to, since I... More 

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

Happy Aloha Friday Mike W., mahalo for taking the time to write your wonderful review. We appreciate you being one of our fabulous rum ambassadors. Aloha! More 

Puyallup, Washington
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like Rum, and I KNOW you do, you HAVE to visit Koloa Rum Company for a sample AND take home some Rum. No excuses. The story of the company is great, the people and atmosphere are fun, and the Rum is fabulous! You can find some varieties here on the mainland, but not all; and their "new" (early... More 

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

Aloha chrisgresham61, you review is wonderful! Mahalo for taking the time to get everyone excited about Koloa Rum! More 

Caruthers, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best rum I've ever tasted. The vanilla notes in the dark rum, oh so good. The coconut and spiced rum are very tasty also. The staff in the tasting room are very friendly and knowledgeable. If you visit Kauai, this is a must stop.

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

Aloha janndelee, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at the tasting room. Mahalo for writing your review, it is much appreciated. More 

Ellensburg, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best rum I tasted. Tasting room person had a lot of information, history and told about distilling process. Was able to taste the famous coffee rum, which we purchased some. Gift shops and train ride right their close. Cool place visit.

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

Good morning Mattwise, thanks so much for your review. We always are happy to hear that our customers enjoy their visit. Aloha! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we had enjoyed some of the Koloa Rum we decided to stop by the factory on our way back to the hotel from Poipu. The store is very quaint and the staff are very nice. I highly recommend signing up for the rum tasting. The young lady who hosted our tasting was so energetic and entertaining (and great at... More 

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

Aloha Jeff H., Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. I'm sure the lady that you were thinking of was Jayne. She has a knack for remembering everyone's name. Have a great week! More 

Cupertino, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Koloa Rum Co. to stock up on our way to our condo for the week. It was well worth hanging around for a rum tasting so you can make informed purchases. The kids were not allowed in, but the shop is on a larger property so they walked around pokemon hunting and exploring while the adults tasted... More 

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

Aloha travelingmom2010, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We hope that you enjoyed your experience and will come back again and visit. Happy New Year! More 

Queen Creek, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

different tastings each day I guess, but beware, you will love these rums and then buy them. we got the Spiced and the Coffee, so good. I'd suggest doing it just before their Luau, excellent show,

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately had a very rude and unhelpful sales clerk just now today (The 26th Dec at 3pm) Bought a bottle of rum - then noticed behind the counter a set of rum samplers ...so I asked if I could swap out the bottle of rum I'd just then purchased for the sampler set. The clerk asked me for my receipt... More 

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

Good morning Angus V., We are sorry to hear that you had an unpleasant experience at our company store and do apologize. It becomes tricky when a customer wants to exchange alcohol especially when it was purchased a few days prior to asking for an exchange. It is our company policy that we do not exchange our alcohol products due... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place offering free rum tastings. It's great. And the rum is good too! The guide was informative and fun. Highly recommended!

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