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Great place, Great Whiskey

This is a wonderful distillery in a beautiful location. People working here are great. One of the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
PSUPete
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Ivoryton, Connecticut, United States
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EXCELLENT!

The location is stunning. Bob gave us a wonderful tour and he certainly educated us! The bourbon... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
peggywestshokan
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West Shokan, New York
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Jul 15, 2018
“Great place, Great Whiskey”
Jun 18, 2018
“EXCELLENT!”
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408 Pooles Hill Rd, Ancram, NY 12502-5410
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Hillrock Distillery is a farm to glass producer of fine whiskey. Their range of products includes bourbon, rye and single malt, all of them carefully distilled from organic grain grown by the producer. The result is smooth, flavorful whiskey that has much more personality than...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

While vacationing at Taghkanic State Park, we decided to visit the Hillrock Estate Distillery. We've been to many wineries, but never to a distillery. We were very glad we decided to check it out. This is a small distillery so we were the only people...More

Thank Catherine I
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful distillery in a beautiful location. People working here are great. One of the best tours we have been on. Visited in December 2016 and our on our way back there today as I write this review. And the spirits are truly...More

Thank PSUPete
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The location is stunning. Bob gave us a wonderful tour and he certainly educated us! The bourbon? WOW! It was really a great afternoon. I highly recommend checking out Hillrock. It is first class for sure.

Thank peggywestshokan
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Tyler gave us a wonderful, personal tour, and was incredibly knowledgeable about the different bourbons, ryes and single malts. And even if you can't do the tour, if you visit the store on the farm you can get special finishes not available if you buy...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went there this afternoon after having tasted their latest release in the Stissing House in Pine Plains: Great Bourbon, beautiful estate, lovely people! Definitely worth a visit!!!

1  Thank Sebastian H
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very cool tour. We were shown how they make their Burbon, got to see all the steps and then had a tasting of 5 varieties. And got to keep the glass. $20 for the tour and tasting. A must for Burbon drinkers!

Thank KneeNine
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

On a beautiful sunny Saturday we stopped in at the distillery. Not knowing what to expect we were greeted and our tour began. Everyone was friendly but our guide Tyler was extremely knowledgeable. He answered questions will ease and had a great smile. Before we...More

Thank Footprints25067
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We stopped by to have a testing. Although I am not a bourbon drinker, I was very impressed with the knowledge of Bobby, the person who ran the tour and offered the tastings. No questions were too silly to be answered, and he clearly articulated...More

Thank jcamk
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Beautiful setting, fantastic tour, and a great tasting. Everyone at Hillrock was extremely warm and welcoming to our large tour group and extremely knowledgeable in fielding our questions.

Thank km1012415
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is perfect. The location, the staff, the tour. Had a memorable time learning about how their delicious whiskey is made. Only wish we could visit more often!

Thank LisboetaAbroad
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