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Silverback Distillery

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Exceptional Experience

I'm not a straight alcohol shot drinker but the products at Silverback were extremely smooth and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Saint Joseph, Michigan
We Love Silverback!

If you like sampling a variety of spirits, be sure to stop by this place! You can try a flight of... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rye whiskey”(13 reviews)
“gin and vodka”(6 reviews)
“the owner”(11 reviews)
Silverback Distillery produces ultra premium vodka, gin, rye whiskey and soon and bourbon. Surrounded by Mountains and bracketed by the Rockfish River, Silverback Distillery produces distinct and flavorful spirits through a perfect mix of Virginia...more
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9374 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Afton, VA 22920-3180
+1 540-456-7070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard good things about this place online so decided to go to the tasting room and maybe pick up a bottle. Using tasting room crown with a few taking advantage of free samples to get their buzz on. I tasted three or four samples and...More

Thank SFCole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here with my husband and friends while visiting this area in Virginia. I really enjoyed my drinks - the coffee drink and also had a Moscow Mule. What I didn’t enjoy was our bartender. He seemed more into the ladies at the bar than...More

Thank Bethann S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I'm not a straight alcohol shot drinker but the products at Silverback were extremely smooth and didn't burn my throat. the staff was very educational and fun to talk to. We ended up buying 3 different alcohols: Rye Whiskey, Gin and Vodka.

Thank applejack50
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you like sampling a variety of spirits, be sure to stop by this place! You can try a flight of their whiskeys or sip on a delicious mixed drink! I love the Honey Rye Whiskey, though some of my family members, with more "whiskey...More

Thank Bernadette1182015
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Not a whiskey fan, but my husband is. He really enjoyed the whiskey and bourbon. I really liked the vodka and moonshine. And it is really deal moonshine. Women owned and run. Source their Ingredients local. They make a mean margarita with the moonshine.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We visited this distillery and can't say enough about the hospitality, knowledge, and overall friendliness of the staff. The product is terrific as well!!! It's worth the trip to Afton Mountain. I even joined the Gorilla Club!!! Can't wait to attend the events!!!

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice all were very polite and helpful. The tasting was fun and the smoked s’mores cocktail was great.

Thank Gear5311
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on a whim and glad we did. They offer a variety of spirits. Vodka, rye whiskey, white dog and a honey whiskey that almost tastes like a liquor. You can enjoy you tasting in shots or they'll mix up a drink that...More

Thank TravelHounds_09
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We recently visited Silverback Distillery (for the second time) and had a blast. We brought friends with us this time who had never been and they loved it too. The service is just as good as their spirits. We did a large sampling and spent...More

Thank Wesley T
Reviewed 10 May 2018

My wife and I stopped in at Silverback this past weekend while on a trip to Afton to celebrate her birthday. From the moment we walked in, Maddie greeted us from the bar and welcomed us to the distillery. She then walked us through the...More

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