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Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery

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The Mecca for our favorite rum

We’ve been crushing on Pillar’s rum for about 1 year after a friend gifted me a bottle. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
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Tasty Rum!!

This was a great surprise! We didn’t actually take the tour missed the group and didn’t want to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jullie C
Apex, North Carolina
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201 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-6628
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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

Thank Jullie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Eric J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you take a timeshare tour with Hyatt or Hop On Hop Off trolley you can get in for free. If not you have to pay 10 dollars pp. The tour was informative and somewhat fun. Do not try and kill yourself trying to get...More

Thank RAD00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone interested in Hemingway OR Rum should take this tour! Staff was friendly and incredibly knowledgible on both Hemingway AND making rum. Tour was fun, informative, and even the seasoned rum drinker will learn a thing or 2 from them. Highly recommend this if you...More

Thank blue71ss454
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having to wait a few minutes until the bartender was off the phone, we finally got acknowledged and sampled both rums. Neither were memorable. But hey, a free sample is a free sample so try it.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Beautiful Building which was an old Cigar warehouse. Now pair that with an award-winning Papa's Pilar Rum, and the history of Hemingway. We could really feel the connection and the history they share on Tour. The tasing was great, learned a lot. We enjoyed the...More

Thank ajkwf
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

After taking the Key West Legal Rum tour we came here to compare! The rum tasting bar was very nice and we got to try 3 sample for free! Very delicious!

Thank Shannon K
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