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Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room

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Go for the Vodka and the bourbon barrel maple syrup

The basic vodka is excellent and is great if you like straight vodka. A little pricey if you want... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim12342013
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Locally made booze.

A fun time sampling the locally made booze (spirits) - bourbon, vodka, rums, gins and whiskey. The... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Travelinggal0121
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Buffalo, New York
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Smugglers' Notch Distillery® is a father/son partnership in Jeffersonville, Vermont. The distillery was founded in 2006 at the foot of the famed Smugglers' Notch, site of many a clandestine bootlegger's run through this rugged Vermont mountain pass...more
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2657 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677-7032
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+1 802-309-3077
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A variety of high quality spirits with a tasting of up to 4 of them. The woman serving the tasting was very knowledgeable about the product line and helpful for other ideas and activities in the area.

Thank mike778
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasting room for local distillery. Products were generally good, but had that Artisan price tag. Worth a visit.

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basic vodka is excellent and is great if you like straight vodka. A little pricey if you want it as a mixer. We did find it at a local liquor store for a few dollars less a bottle. If you like maple syrup, the...More

Thank Kim12342013
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A fun time sampling the locally made booze (spirits) - bourbon, vodka, rums, gins and whiskey. The attendant even offered suggestions on the mixing them to form unique cocktails. Delicious. The store offered different size bottles of each of the spirits. I purchased the sampler...More

Thank Travelinggal0121
Reviewed 31 January 2018

A quick visit to break up an afternoon drive. The staff was very friendly. There are a variety of interesting flavors and liquors to try and purchase. The sampling cost is not expensive. And you are bound to find a beverage that you love. There...More

Thank FabulousTL
Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. As a quick note, there are public restrooms available in the complex. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Worth the stop if you are in the area. I like a good bourbon and they produced some wonderful bourbon. Prices good for a quality bourbon.

Thank DJF1958
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while visiting Cabot Cheese. Nicely laid out shop. Sampled a few of the award winning whiskey and vodka. Purchased a couple small samples for the holidays. Wish I could have purchased more, but the airlines hinder that. The young lady at the store...More

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We have not had good luck with small distilleries but this was a pleasant surprise. The tasting was good size and reasonable price. The woman doing the tasting was very well informed of the products and very friendly. We enjoyed a few of the products...More

Thank janice r
Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thanks for stopping by... we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way to Stowe and stayed for an hour! The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. For $3 you get to try 4 options. Definitely recommend the maple bourbon and the rum. There are lots of options for gifts in the shop....More

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Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 November 2017

They have 9 products in store but VT law states that you can only taste 4. Sampling will cost you $3. I enjoyed the bourbon and the litigation whiskey the best. They also have maple bourbon, gin, vodka, and a wheat whiskey. They do not...More

Thank Alison R
Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for stopping in!

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