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Rum Runners Craft Cocktail Tour™2021-08-18T18:52:07+00:00

#1 Food Tour in Puerto Rico – TripAdvisor

Rum Runners Craft Cocktail Tour™

Find out why they call Puerto Rico the Rum Capital of the world

Walking

Tour Type

2 hours

Duration

3

Rum Drinks

$74.99

Adults
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****GUESTS 12 YEARS+ MUST BRING THEIR COVID 19 VACCINATION CARD OR A NEGATIVE COVID TEST (antigen or PCR) WITHIN 72 HOURS OR GUESTS CANNOT PARTAKE IN THIS TOUR****

Ever wondered why they call Puerto Rico the Rum Capital of the world? Start off on foot in Old San Juan; after a quick intro, head straight for the bar. Grab a seat at the bar and kick back for your bartender’s live demo, preparing your first rum cocktail.

After quenching your thirst with a refreshing drink, continue your drinking tour to a panoramic lookout point where you can admire the world’s largest rum distillery. Continue on to stroll through 18th century plazas and cobblestone streets, making your way to round two to one of San Juan’s favorite speakeasies. You’ll be treated to an exclusive off-the-menu rum cocktail, crafted just for this tour!

Wrap up the tour at Scryer’s for an owner-led factory tour where you’ll sample small-batch rum that has been barrel-finished in Port and Sherry wine casks for further aging.

By the end of the tour, you’ll know all the best watering holes in town and will finish with plenty of time (and insider information) to continue the fun with a night on the town.  ¡Salud!

  • Walk the cobblestones of Old San Juan as you make your way to the next watering hole

  • Discover the city’s ‘spirited’ side on this fun, informal yet informative drinking experience

  • Rub shoulders with fellow drink enthusiasts at historic local haunts

  • Meet the owners, industry experts and master mixologists

Highlights

  • 2 rum cocktails; one 1.5 oz rum tasting

  • Small, intimate groups for Covid 19 safety

  • Private owner-driven tour +tastings of small-batch artisan rum distillery

  • Easy walk and evening boozy stroll through Old San Juan

  • Delicious rum sampling and fun storytelling

  • Enjoy a relaxed pace and the comfort of sitting down to leisurely sip and savor

  • Hidden Old San Juan drinking spots revealed

  • Leave the tour with information and recipes on how to replicate these unique creations at home

Frequently asked

Can I book a Private / Group Tour?2020-07-09T23:26:43+00:00

Yes! Private tours are perfect for birthdays, bachelorette/bachelor parties, family trips, team building, ice breakers, honeymooners, corporate adventures and more! Private tours are based on availability. Please see our Private Tour Page and send us a request.

In what language are the tours?2016-12-21T01:42:11+00:00

Our tours are primarily conducted in English but can be conducted in Spanish during a private tour upon request. Please email us at info@flavorsofsanjuan.com

How difficult is the walking / How fit should I be?2017-06-25T04:29:55+00:00

Our food tours are between 2 and 3 hours in length feature a number of tasting locations and are a mix of relaxed seating at partner restaurants and tastings that are shorter and faster paced which have no designated seating for each guest. This allows us to cover a handful of restaurants in 3 hours, plus historical and cultural areas of interest in the Old City. Guests should also be comfortable walking about 2.5 miles (10,000 steps) over cobble stoned streets, walking a flight of stairs and strolling up/down hills.

Vegetarians, Vegans, Allergies and Non-Alcoholic Drinks2019-10-01T17:39:38+00:00

NO, WE CAN NOT ACCOMMODATE: VEGANS, or those who have allergies to ONION, BELL PEPPER or CILANTRO.

YES, WE CAN ACCOMMODATE: no alcohol, vegetarians, pescetarians, gluten free diets, diary free, nut allergies (although we cannot guarantee 100% free cross contamination in kitchens because as a food tour we do not control what happens in our restaurant partner’s kitchens)

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS2020-09-08T16:02:08+00:00

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Tour reservations need to be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour start time or guests will be liable for the full ticket amount. Absolutely no refunds for day of no-shows regardless of reason.
Date Exchanges: allowed 24 hours prior to event and may only have ONE instance of date exchange. If guests miss the 2nd date of the tour instance they are liable for the tour if not cancelled within 48 hours prior to tour start time.

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Rum Runners Craft Cocktail Tour™

Duration: 2 hours

Includes: DRINKS! Three craft rum drinks + fun info on rum, the nightlife scene and what to do and where to go.

Location: We meet at 206 Calle Tetuan (corner Calle Justo and Calle Recinto Sur) at the Plaza de Rafael Carrion in front of Old Banco Popular in Old San Juan facing the Bay of San Juan. Your guide will be wearing a green shirt and a smile.

Attire: Casual, comfortable shoes (high-heels and platforms not recommended)
Alcohol-free substitutes available at all stops

74.99

Adults

18+

Age
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Covid 19 Safety Updates

Starting August 23, 2021 all customers 12 years+ must present their COVID-19 Vaccination card (or a negative PCR/antigen Covid 19 test taken in last 72 hours (3 days) to participate.

GUESTS 12 YEARS+

  • Vax Card can be presented by photo or approved vaccine app
  • If no Vax Card: must show negative PCR or antigen test taken in last 72 hours (3 days)
  • Vax Card must be legible if presenting via photo
  • A photo ID will be required at check-in alongside the vaccine card/app/photo
  • Must wear masks in all restaurants (unless eating) and is optional outdoors

GUESTS 3-11 YEARS:

  • No Vax card required/ no negative covid test required
  • Must wear masks in all restaurants (unless eating) and is optional outdoors

****GUESTS 12 YEARS+ MUST BRING THEIR COVID 19 VACCINATION CARD OR A NEGATIVE COVID TEST (antigen or PCR) WITHIN 72 HOURS OR GUESTS CANNOT PARTAKE IN THIS TOUR****

If a guest comes to the tour and does not meet these requirements guest cannot join the tour an CANNOT RECEIVE A REFUND. TOURS MUST BE CANCELLED 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF TOUR START for a refund.

Tasting Locations

*Guests will visit 2 bars (2 cocktails total) and taste 1.5 oz of barrel-aged rum at 1 rum artisan location

Antiguo 26Handcrafted & exclusive menu items that harken back to Old World classics

Santísimo RestaurantSavor a blend of contemporary Puerto Rican cuisine with Chef Antonio’s world techniques

Scryer’s Rum Enjoy and taste small-batch rum, barrel-finished in the heart of Old San Juan in the historic former ruins of a 1920’s port-side crystal shop

Carli’s Fine Bistro and Bar Get top shelf treatment as your award-winning bartender explains the idiosyncrasies of the most classic Caribbean cocktail

Princesa Gastrobar & Rum Bar Old San Juan’s first gastrobar that specializes in RUMS of Puerto Rico

La Cubanita Learn why La Cubanita is one of Old San Juan’s best kept treasures while sipping on a custom made rum concoction

Chocobar Cortés Chocobar Cortés is an innovative gastronomic space where chocolate plays the starring role, even in cocktails

The Mezzanine Enjoy a surprising mixture of tastes in a Puerto Rican speakeasy bar chockablock full of history in its very walls

El Desvio Enjoy your unique craft cocktail in a hidden bar (in English, “The Detour”) only local insiders know about

La Cubanita Learn why La Cubanita is one of Old San Juan’s best kept treasures while sipping on a custom made rum concoction

*Tasting locations may be changed without prior notice*

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