The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience

The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience

The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience
4.5
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Take a journey back in time and discover the process of crafting exquisite Appleton Estate Jamaica rums, from cane to cup, at the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience. We will give you an unforgettable sensory experience where you will see, touch and taste your way through the history of the Appleton Estate and how we produce our world-class rums. The tour will leave you with a deeper appreciation for Appleton Estate Jamaica rums and the warmth and flavour of the heart of Jamaica.
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Veronica D
Connecticut2 contributions
10 OUT OF 10!!!! I celebrated my birthday weekend with my best friend and this one was of the first excursion/activity we booked! From the moment our private driver, Dwayne picked up (he was soo sweet) and my tour guide who rode along with this the whole time, Tamara (the BEST) that taught us more about Jamaica, the beautiful island and what they had to offer… from authentic Jamaican beef patty, peanuts, coconuts, shrimp/crawfish soup etc to when we go to the BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL distillery. The moment we got there, we were handed their signature cocktails, which tasted amazing, got a full tour of the history of how Jamaica produces their best rum with a decent sized heart. We got to try molasses, moron, sugarcane, and I mentioned… It was mad fun! To end the tour we were serve lunch that included jerk, chicken and jerk pork as well as other side and of course we had to stop at the gift shop to bring more rum home!

If you like rum, want to know more history about Jamaica, and how they even make their ROM, or try to broaden your horizons/experience then no hesitation, book this tour, and get ready for an experience you never tried before, OR GO VISIT AGAIN!
Written March 20, 2023
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Simone F
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Mar. 2023
It was really enlightening, loads of fun and shall I say a wealth of new experience. The overall tour was excellent from our welcome to going on the actual tour. Our guide Shamoy made the tour more exciting, with her vibrant and easy going personality. I would say its an easy recommendation to others wanting to go. The ambiance, the food, the people, everything was solid tens.

Glad I had the opportunity to go. Nuff big ups to every staff and management that made the tour a holistic experience.
Written March 13, 2023
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Jet C
Ipswich, UK159 contributions
Lovely experience from the start the welcoming cocktail was very tasty. Or guide Rasia was very friendly and engaging more than happy to answer any questions.
Written March 5, 2023
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Stephnie M
1 contribution
This experience was really great, we were provided snacks throughout and a meal once we reached the Appleton estate before rum tasting. The only improvement I would say is that we felt a little rushed at YS falls after doing the zipline, we only had 15 mins in the falls
Written February 26, 2023
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Rac
4 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Couples
I truly enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and polite. Although, I’m not a rum drinker, I learned a lot and would recommend this tour to friends and family members.
Written February 19, 2023
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Maria H
Frimley Green, UK55 contributions
Very informative tour starting from how they made the rum many years ago to present day.

When you arrive you’re treated to a cocktail then you watch a 7 minute video in their cinema room.

Then you venture out to the factory and end the tour with the tasting session which is great fun.

There is a restaurant and gift shop too where you can pour your own bottle and they give you a label for you to write your name and date on it.

Definitely a great few hours well spent and special mention to Tiffany our guide.
Written February 15, 2023
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Fr0gemax
Wycombe75 contributions
First impressions were great...handed a huge (and strong) Rum Cocktail as soon as we walked in!
We're taken on a complete tour of tge factory and learned how the rum is produced in the past and also in modern day.
The tasting session was very good, actually went through how to get the best of each sample. Would recommend.
Written February 5, 2023
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PavlH
Berkshire, England380 contributions
Dec. 2022
Entry tickets include a rum punch or stormy valley cocktail on arrival - I recommend the stormy valley!

If you arrive as a couple, you may have to wait until a large enough group is ready for the tour to commence - no problem, the cocktails are good and there are a few things to look at in reception.

The tour itself was interesting and informative - there was a section where those with mobility issues would have to miss it as there are a large number of steps, but that was just one small section.

It was fascinating to see and hear about the rum production, which was brought to life by tasting the raw cane and molasses.

In the tasting room at the end, you get a sample of three rums and some spices/chocolate to smell when sipping. It was most enjoyable.

That ends the tour, but there is a cafe near the tasting room where you can get some food - jerk chicken/pork - and drink (they have the 20 year old by the glass which was superb).

After the cafe, there is the shop where you can buy all sorts of Appleton's merchandise or rum including your own bottle which you pour directly from the cask.

All in all, a great tour.
Written December 30, 2022
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Michael
Northumberland, PA3 contributions
This one of the best things we’ve done while in Jamaica. If ever you have the opportunity, do yourself a favor and go. Even if you’re not particularly fond of rum, the tour is fun and educational. The grounds are absolutely breathtaking. The staff are incredibly kind, and you’ll have a few laughs along the way.
Written December 17, 2022
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Antoinette W
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Dec. 2022 • Friends
The overall experience was a great one. Our driver Franklin and chaperone Denise (Dee-Nice) ensured that we were properly catered to. They took us on a Our tour guide Tiffany was the "bomb", she answered all our questions and along with the team of presenters at the different stops ensured that we were fully immersed in the process. She also made the Rum tastings an entertaining and educational memory.
Written December 11, 2022
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