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Railean Rum Distillery

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Address: 341 5th St, San Leon, TX 77539-2862
Phone Number: +1 713-545-2742
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Tue - Fri 15:00 - 21:00
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The Railean Distillery is located in San Leon, Texas. Open to the public...

The Railean Distillery is located in San Leon, Texas. Open to the public for tours, tastings, bar, and gift shop. Visitors can purchase bottles, cocktails and souvenirs.

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Great place to visit

I've been to many wineries, breweries, and distilleries before and this was one of the best tours ever. The owner is very enthusiastic and does an excellent job of explaining the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bernard L
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many wineries, breweries, and distilleries before and this was one of the best tours ever. The owner is very enthusiastic and does an excellent job of explaining the manufacturing process and the difference in products that they sell. Lots of products to try.

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Thank Bernard L
krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Arrgghhhh! Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed your trip to the Railean Distillery & Buccaneer Bar. Hope to see you again some time. Cheers! More 

Houston, TX
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here as a sort of "business retreat" / "group outing". I wasn't sure what to expect, but Kelly, Ms. Railean herself, was crazy, energetic and very excitable and knowable about her place, her rum and all things pirate-y :) The distillery is right there on site, small but very interesting on how they produce. It was hot out... More 

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krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Yay! So glad you had a good time. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our business, hope to see you soon! Arrrrgghhhhh!!!! More 

Missouri City, Texas
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167 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited this distillery yesterday and decided to also take their tour. The tour is only $5 and includes tastings of all spirits made there. The tour is given by Railean and her husband, and it is very informative on their history and the making of the spirits. The spirits are all smooth and impressive. The bar area is fun,... More 

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Thank longhornjz
krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you could join us for our International Talk Like a Pirate Day party! Hope to see you again. Arrgghhhhh! More 

San Leon, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great Rum, better than sailing the Caribbean.. Great drink list.. Not only do they have rum, they have vodka, whiskey, agave, coconut rum. lime rum..... Did I say dark run , light rum, reserve rummmmm.... Yummmmmmmy All made right there. Join up and be a guild member, and get your own pirate name. ;-) Discount drinks and an authentic pirate... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so much fun! For starters, the atmosphere is cool and comfy. There is a pirate theme throughout the entire place. The bartenders aim to please. The drink list is long and there is something for everyone. The bar is non-smoking, which is nice. There is also an outside patio where smoking is allowed. The owner and the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Taking the tour is a nice was to spend an hour or so and enjoy the rum tasting. The bar drinks are good, but most are a little too sweet for me.

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Thank Patti B
krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! Glad you had a good time. Most of our drink specials are a bit on the sweet side, the general public really does like the sweeter stuff! If you come in again, let us know your preference, we can steer you to many of our cocktails that are not sweet. I don't do... More 

Pearland, TX
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Heard about this little out-of-the way rum distillery and had to check it out. The tour was very informative and reasonably priced. The owner knows her business and is very friendly. Plan to have a drink or two at the cool pirate bar after to enjoy what you've learned about and then buy a bottle of the smooth blue agave... More 

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krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our business! Glad to hear you had a good time, hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Raileans is a great little family owned distillery. There is s pirate guild of over 1000 deckhands from around Texas. First Thursday of month there guild nite with tastings, entertainment and good fellowship. Large group of Parrotheads frequent visitors. Kelly at bar is a wealth of info on area, adult beverage making and little known pirate facts. Rum, cane liquor,... More 

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krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words & support! Arrrrgggghhhhhh! More 

Lake Bluff, Illinois
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I could rave about the rum - which is quite good, but if you've traveled this far and like tequila - do try theirs. While it definitely has a local flair-Kelly made us feel most welcomed and the pours were plentiful. The agave tequila has a smooth, unique flavor, while the reposaodo gives you that pleasant kick it's supposed to... More 

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Thank Michael J
krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed my Blue Agave Spirits....the Reposado is one of my favorite products! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

No kids, no pets, only sell what the distill, owners are amazing, bar staff is amazing, inexpensive and educational tours, lots of merchandise available fo purchase.

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krailean, Owner at Railean Rum Distillery, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We do allow pets on leashes on the outdoor patio between the bar & factory. Cheers to you!!! More 

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