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Saxtons River Distillery

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sample local spirits

We stopped in the sample the unique spirits made from locally produced maple syrup. The maple... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lori T
Dawsonville, Georgia
via mobile
Great place to stop in to sample some Perk, or Snowdrop.

I would highly recommend everyone stop by the Saxtons River Distillery if passing it on route 30... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brattleboro, Vermont
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  • Average2%
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“maple bourbon”(14 reviews)
“tasting room”(3 reviews)
Saxtons River Distillery crafts locally sourced small batch VT spirits. We create Sapling Maple Liqueur, Sapling Maple Bourbon, Sapling Maple Rye and Perc Coffee Liqueur using local products. All of our VT Maple Syrup comes from less than 10 miles...more
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485 W River Rd, Fulcrum Arts Center, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9006
+1 802-246-1128
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in the sample the unique spirits made from locally produced maple syrup. The maple liqueur is delicious and I look forward to using it in a tiramisu. I also really liked the coffee liqueur. The guy who poured our samples was really friendly...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend everyone stop by the Saxtons River Distillery if passing it on route 30. The staff are super friendly and have no problem telling your about their products made a few feet from the tasting room. Of particular note, the SnowDrop gin...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we visit from London, we always call in to sample the most recent batch of gin and can never resist bringing a bottle back home. We are professedly gin snobs and we adore the crisp and clean flavour which somehow manages to taste like...More

Thank PeaKayEff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in not expecting to be bowled over with their smooth rye, gin and bourbon but we were. This small distillery is doing some very good and interesting tastes, smooth taste, hints of maple...gin that is smooth and delicious. I can’t write about the...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving in from Stowe, we arrived 20 minutes to closing on a rainy Sunday afternoon, just as a large group (10+) were leaving. The lone guy manning the bar looked exhausted but friendly enough, and he poured us 2 "proper" tastes of Perc Coffee liqueur....More

Thank RicknAnn_1928
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Stopped by here to try something different. The staff was great to explain all the different spirits they offer. Great products! Our favorite was the Coffee Liqueur, wow what flavor. Highly recommend a visit if you are in town or anywhere near.

1  Thank Scottnpittston
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is one of the nicest tasting rooms I have been to while on a recent trip. The staff member who assisted with the tasting was knowledgeable and great to talk to. Wines are also available for sampling. I tried a few of the spirits...More

1  Thank susanwinetasting
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Ended up getting a big bottle of the maple rye - and I usually don't drink rye. We also got the maple bourbon too. Just a great little place.

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I was told about this place by a friend. Now I owe her a great recommendation! The staff we met here were enthusiatic about their work and their product. After some (free) tasting, we left with a bottle of Sapling Maple Bourbon and a bottle...More

1  Thank Trainman334
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We stopped with my grandson, age 7 because we had read a previous review mentioning Legos and thought that would keep him occupied while we sampled their products. My grandson was super disappointed since there is only a small replica of the distillery made out...More

1  Thank Grammy H
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for certain but I don't see it being a problem either. They were super friendly and accommodating while we were there.
20 February 2017|
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Response from Christian S | Property representative |
Anyone can come into the tasting room. We will card for 21 drinking age if they wish to have a tasting while they're here. Thank you for asking.