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Guayabita del Pinar Liqueur Factory

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Smaller than expected

Good experience but very short and sweet visit. The factory is one room and a shop but guide very... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
JennieUrcal
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Huercal-Overa, Spain
Interesting But Crowded

A stop here was part of our tour of the western part of the country but, if we arrived at a typical... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
acgardiner
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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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23 May 2018
“Smaller than expected”
10 Mar 2018
“Interesting But Crowded”
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Good experience but very short and sweet visit. The factory is one room and a shop but guide very helpful and happy to answer questions

1  Thank JennieUrcal
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Stopped here as part of a coach tour to Vinales. There is a simple bottling line, with very questionable hygiene practices, and the inevitable shop you are encouraged to purchase from. Waiting outside for the coach we encountered the most aggressive begging we had witnessed...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 11 March 2018

A stop here was part of our tour of the western part of the country but, if we arrived at a typical time, then we found it extremely crowded. The gift shop sells various liqueurs and cigars but we decided to leave our shopping until...More

Thank acgardiner
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is a very crowded and not all that exciting tourist trap. There is only one bottling line, which was not running. The liqueur wasn't bad but the guava that it was made from certainly did not suit my taste. It was by far the...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I know Pinar del Rio very well and this cramped, over-hyped, hole-in-the wall is far from the fourth most interesting attraction in Pinar-del-Rio. It is a one machine bottling line that has been around for ages and the owner must be the friend of someone...More

2  Thank Warren P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Although I found this factory interesting, because they use the baby guava to make the rum, it was very tiny and because of all the tour groups very crowded. Our guide told us a lot about the factory and we got a chance to taste...More

1  Thank Lindsey S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The factory with only one bottling machine was closed, "due to Mothersday" (four days later). Nevertheless, the place was crowded with tourists and the liquor store was opened. Felt like a total tourist trap.

1  Thank FlipperFlap
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's really interesting and funny to see how Cubans work. Without rush but with smile. Liqueur it's delicious and you can buy it in small shop here.

Thank BarbaraS7329
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Crowded when we went. Not really worth the price. Everyone thought the liquor was the best part of the tour.

Thank Murphy33570
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A very quick stop (10 minutes) to see a static display about the drink and a sales room for cigars (cuc$20 EA some of them). Not worth the fight around the one-way traffic system (market day) for the coach driver.

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