Destileria Limtuaco Museum, Intramuros Manila

by - August 24, 2019

Drinking liquors is one way to distress ourselves despite of the heavy feeling it gives to us every morning. Many people like to drink because it can help us to forget the reality even just for a night. If you love drinking liquors you may want to visit Destileria Limtuaco Museum which is located at 481 San Juan de Letran, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila. This place is known as the longest-running distillery or the Oldest Distillery in the Philippines since 1979 and they only started to welcome guests last February 2018. They are open every Tuesday to Sunday at 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The museum has an entrance fee of 100.00 pesos for adult and 50.00 pesos for students. They have lockers outside where you can put your things for free. And they also have a tour guide that will explain the things that can be found inside the museum. 
Outside of the museum, first thing that you will see is the Dapilan Machine that is used way back before to make sugarcane when the technology is not rampant yet. The carabao is the one who is responsible to operate the machine in order to crush the stalks in a manual way. 
This is a two-story museum and upon entering inside of the first floor you will see large barrels and machines that they used for the production of their liquors before, authentic and processed liquors that they did from the past decade, and different types of bottles that holds a symbolism from the past. You will also learn how whiskies and rums were made starting from grains to its production. 
On the second floor you will know who are the founders of Destileria Limtuaco with their personal collection, achievements that they received both inside and outside of the country, collection of their old advertisements that they did in the past, and a full display of different brand portfolio that consists of distilled spirits, whiskies, brandies, gins, rums, vodkas, tequilas, cocktails, herbal and sweet wines, and original medicinal wines.
Destileria Limtuaco is the one who made the famous calendar with a model wearing a red bikini with a horse and white castle at the back of it. They came upon this kind of advertisement because one of their founders dreamed about this and he decided to make it into a reality.
After the tour you can have liquor tasting, if you are in a legal age already, just pay an additional amount of 100.00 pesos. This will include six shots – two Gaz, a mixed cocktails, and four alcohol of your choice. And if you want some more, you can pay 100.00 pesos again for six shots but this time the Gaz is not included anymore. In short, you can enjoy six shots of your own choice. The liquors can be whisky, rum, beers, and others.
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