The Appleton Rum Tour offers a journey through history that dated back over 200+ years since 1749, that has a tradition of magnificent blending of its flagship product (Appleton Rum) and other legal distilled flavours of rums . The Appleton Estate which encompasses over 11,000 acres of sugar cane,sugar refinery, and distillery, is nestled in cool Nassau Valley of St Elizabeth not far from these other popular spots…….such as the Ys Falls, Black River Safari, and Loyd’s Pelican Bar . The journey takes approximately 2 hrs drive from Negril traveling in a southeast direction to get there. Giving you an opportunity to pass through many small towns and villages , built-up areas and prime properties,along the way that will allow you to experience different demographics of Jamaican life on the island.
Appleton Rum Estate, the most famous of all Jamaican sugarcane estates, is open to the public for guided informative tours. When you arrive, you will be greeted by a friendly staff member, or tour rep. Soon after you will get escorted to the visitor lounging area where you have comfortable seating right next to a resident bar that has its shelf lined with most of the award winning products that is distilled by Appleton, and Appleton’s parent company, J. Wray & Nephew. Just to name a few of the products ;J Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum and Rum Cream, Coruba Rum, Jamaican Blue Mountain Mist Coffee Liqueur, several Appleton Rums such as V/X and Appleton Genesis (white). As you wait to join the next group to be toured, sip on a tasty rum punch, or try something new.
Your 45 minutes tour begins with a guided tour of the courtyard where you will get a lesson on how rum was distilled in copper pots over 200 yrs ago. You will hear about its fermentation process, during which sugar cane, molasses and a special yeast culture combined with water that has been filtered by limestones to get Appleton’s much-loved flavors. Also viewing of the present day distilled house, and the aging house where rum sits in oak barrels, some for up to 30 yrs. You will get a chance to sip sugar cane juice, take a taste of sweet warm molasses, climb into the look out tower and get a great view of the surroundings and the limestone hills that encircle the estate.
At the end of the tour you will be introduced to all branded products that fall under the portfolio of Appleton Estate, and presented with a small sample-bottle of rum to take with you, but the 21, 30, 50 years rum aren’t up for sampling, but can always be purchased.
SUGGESTED TOURS / ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO ALONG WITH THIS TOUR THAT IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY(at a additional cost):
1. YS Falls
2. Black River Safari
3. Floyd’s Pelican Bar
• NOTICE: For more info see respective tour overviews before you combine tours.
• Price include round-trip.
• Private….only your party.
• Location…..St Elizabeth, JA.
• Meal orders has to be schedule early for resident dining.
• Tour of rum factory
• Get first hand look at how rum was made 200 yrs back
• How rum is aged
• Tasting of sugarcane byproducts
• Sampling of different type of rums
• History lesson on Appleton Estate
Rates includes roud-trip and entrance fee
1 – 2 persons
3 – 4 persons
5 and above
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