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Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery

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Cool tour - awesome staff! Kirk did a fantastic job with the tour, fun facts and overall knowledge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather O
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yummy samples, great everything

Guided tour of distillery, free samples, great variety in gift shop. History of Hemingway, pictures.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Conni S
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201 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-6628
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a great surprise! We didn’t actually take the tour missed the group and didn’t want to wait. It was fine we could see the room where the stills where and the gentleman in the shop was one of the distillers. We got to...More

1  Thank Jullie C
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We went for a tasting and the guy ( cannot) remember his name was very rude. The rum tastes great, especially the 25 year old one, unfortunately we couldn't buy it in the distillery so we ended up going to a different distillery where the...More

1  Thank Ioana T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool tour - awesome staff! Kirk did a fantastic job with the tour, fun facts and overall knowledge. Definitely will recommend to friends!!!

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guided tour of distillery, free samples, great variety in gift shop. History of Hemingway, pictures.

Thank Conni S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited. The tour (every single detail explained about the family, the history, the Rum and how it's made) given by Kirk ("Captain") was one of the best I've heard at a distillery. The Rum is excellent...smooth...the best Rum made in FL...More

Thank 533cesarq
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a neat shop geared around the Hemingway family and loved of the sea and spirit. Lots of info on Hemingway and his life. Ho the rum got name an the process. He do didn't miss a detail. Sampled both rums very nice and...More

Thank markhR6849EI
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Free tickets when you go on the all day bus excursion around town! Even if it wasn't 'free', I'd have done it. Quite interesting process how they make the rum. Taste test at the end and even tho I'm not usually a rum drinker, I...More

Thank DBubeckRD
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been crushing on Pillar’s rum for about 1 year after a friend gifted me a bottle. It’s a staple for family get together and OSU Buckeyes football touchdown celebration shots. Since we were visiting Key West (where it’s distilled & bottled) we called to...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a great surprise! We didn’t actually take the tour missed the group and didn’t want to wait. It was fine we could see the room where the stills where and the gentleman in the shop was one of the distillers. We got to...More

1  Thank Jullie C
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Neat gift shop and the rums are good. The tour was a bit hokey. It's like if Disney World had a rum distillery tour. Not a very authentic experience.... But you get a few free shots of rum.

Thank LynnSunshine
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Spent about an hour at Papa's PIlar. Had a very informative tour of their distillery and the Hemingway history. Love that they're connected with the Hemingway foundation. Rum tasting was great. Wish they had more than blonde and dark to try. I'm not a huge...More

1  Thank ASWolf
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Stumbled onto this by pure chance on a Hemingway cruise with a buddy to Key West and Havana. This, of course, fit the theme perfectly. First of all, it's an excellent space, close enough to Duval Street, but far enough to be out of the...More

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