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Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room

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Smugglers' Notch Distillery Tasting Room
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“cabot cheese”(4 reviews)
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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
+1 802-309-3077
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All reviews maple bourbon cabot cheese taste test staff was very friendly lake champlain chocolates spirits liquor gin wheat products distilled samples syrup shop stowe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't my local distillery since I was on vacation but I like to stop and support small businesses. Here you can taste, but small or big bottles. So if you are unfamiliar like I was you can buy small 50 ml. bottles of each...More

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tasting room has a limited selection of beverages but you can sample 4 different ones for a small fee. I highly recommend you try the bourbon infused vodka. You can purchase bottles to take with you or you can have them shipped. However, some...More

Thank teacher152015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Waterbury this place should be on your to do list. This is conveniently located right next to Cabot and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Stop in for a tasting to try some vodka, whiskey, gin, bourbon and some maple syrup! The maple whiskey and syrup...More

Thank kwnike13
Reviewed 2 October 2018

For a nominal fee you get to try a few spirits. It was early in the day but went for it (after cheese samples hahaha). The alcohols are all amazing. I fell in love with the VT maple syrup aged in bourbon barrels and bought...More

Thank polizzi82
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I'm not the best to review this as I'm not much of a drinker, but I did buy some mini bottles of rum to take back to friends and a black currant simple syrup that I bought for myself to try. Price not too bad...More

Thank StackyMaryland
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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 5 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 July 2018

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!

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Stephanie H
19 October 2018|
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Response from polizzi82 | Reviewed this property |
There's no tours as the location is just a tasting room with items available for purchase.