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Koloa Rum Company

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 808-246-8900
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Stopped for rum tasting! Mai Tai ingredient tasting on that day. Had four different rums. White... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M W
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Taste the rum!

This is a quick easy and fun free activity. Well, unless you end up buying rum, which we did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RnRtime
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Sugar Land, Texas
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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!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rum cake” (80 reviews)
“tasting room” (72 reviews)
“gift shop” (73 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 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for rum tasting! Mai Tai ingredient tasting on that day. Had four different rums. White, dark, spiced, and Mai Tai contain. Was really fun to do! Remember no children. Only took about twenty minutes. Stopped at Gaylord's next door for a drink in the...More

Thank M W
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Koloa Rum Tasting Room and the Kilohana Plantation!! Gaylords is always a perfect place to try a Koloa Rum cocktail. Sounds like a good day! Thank you for your 5 Star Review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quick easy and fun free activity. Well, unless you end up buying rum, which we did. Cute store and other shops to check our while you wait for your tasting time. You have to sign up as the group number is limited....More

Thank RnRtime
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha and thank you for the 5 Star Review! Good news- we are working on getting distribution in your home state of Texas. Be on the look out- hopefully we'll be there soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free rum tasting - it can't get any better than that. We enjoyed the free rum tasting and local history of rum on the island in the last sugar cane plantation. You have to sign up for the tasting which is about every half hour....More

1  Thank James S
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you James for your 5 Star Review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our story as well as our Rum. Hope you were successful in finding Koloa Rum in California. We appreciate you being a fan!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you care at all about customer service or not being talked about behind your back...then this is not the place for you. This place absolutely ruined our day. We found out about them late in the afternoon on a Thursday. We looked them up...More

1  Thank LEC620
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha LEC620. We are very sorry to hear that your Koloa Rum experience was not top notch. We will address the internal issue of customer service right away. In regards to the tastings filling up- unfortunately we do not take reservations. Our tasting room entertains...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful slice of history wrapped up in a tasting. Don't miss this one....for the finish of a piece of rum cake alone - it's worth it!

Thank Amzie H
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Amzie we appreciate your 5 Star Review! Hope you took some of our delicious Rum cake home with you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Kauai multiple times in my life, but the was my first time at Koloa Rum Company and we LOVED it!!! The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable (combining a Hawaiian culture lecture with the tasting). The rum definitely earns the multiple awards...More

Thank Kenny S
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Kenny! We are thrilled to hear your found Koloa Rum on your last visit to Kauai. We are proud of our history, our company, and love to share our Rum. Thank you for your 5 Star Review and we hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here one afternoon and decide to do a tasting (which is free here!). I don't remember the guide's name but we made Mai Tais the day we went. The rums here are really nice and flavorful. Some of them pack a bit of...More

Thank Wendy K
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your Koloa Rum experience Wendy! Thank you for your 5 Star Review! Enjoy your Rum!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a nice time. Took the train ride and learned about the plants. Did the rum tasting, great fun!!! Very interesting and enjoyed learning about the history. Everyone was very friendly.

Thank Karyl-ann G
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Karyl-ann for your 5 Star Review! We appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by Kauai Coffee Plantation, we went here to sample some of Kauai's homemade Rum. The bartender was super energetic & informative on the product. He had us sample 3 different flavors of Rum and taught us how to make a Mai Tai. Afterwards, we...More

Thank Shu G
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Shu for your 5 Star Review! Great to hear how you enjoyed your visit with us at our Company Store and Tasting Room. Hope to see you back again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds with dining options. Also scattered with quaint shops. The rum tasting is not to be missed. You will want to buy some to take home thereafter.

1  Thank Tradingcomet
Nikki M, Sales & Marketing Specialist at Koloa Rum Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your Review of Koloa Rum!

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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
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Response from 47nicolel | Reviewed this property |
The Rum Tasting is FREE, tips are appreciated
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Jenella C
12 October 2016|
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Response from Merlin W | Reviewed this property |
The tour is everyday on the hour or 1/2 hour. You can sign up in advance for the time you want
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