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Dry Diggings Distillery

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Great place to visit!

We wanted to find something for gifts at Christmas. We pass their signs each day because we live... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bobvickie98
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El Dorado Hills, California
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Well Worth the Second Trip

I flew into Sacramento and decided to visit. Got there and found out they were only open on Friday... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
T4011QVtomh
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Winter Springs, United States
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Dry Diggings and Amador Distillery are located in El Dorado Hills just south of Highway 50. We are a small distillery that currently has over 30 brands in production. They range from brandy, rum, vodka, bourbon, rye and single malt whiskies with a...more
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5050 Robert J Mathews Pkwy, Ste 850, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-5761
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to find something for gifts at Christmas. We pass their signs each day because we live close by. Decided to check them out. When you drive up to their front door you are not sure what to expect. As soon as you walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in to visit. It has been a great holiday season in the tasting room. We appreciate the opportunity to help and really enjoy knowing the suggestions worked out. Have a fantastic NYE and stay safe so 2019 is a fantastic year!

Reviewed 11 December 2017

I flew into Sacramento and decided to visit. Got there and found out they were only open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Sure glad I went back on Saturday and tasted the Engine 49 and the Rubicon Rye. The latter is great Rye Whiskey and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are tardy on a response, no excuse. But we want to say thank you for coming in and taking a moment to give us feedback. Erica is a gem for many reasons... And we educate all our staff so they can share what we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

I know it looks like you're stepping into the dentist office when you pull up in the parking lot but fear not, carry on and you will be rewarded. Step through the door and back in time. The tasting room is from the early days...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We work hard to provide a good time and educate our visitors. We agree... Rubicon Rye is a special bottle to share with friends.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place that is tucked into a business park right off of 50. Step inside and step back to the early 1900s tasting room. All of the whiskeys I tasted were excellent and this is a go to place for local gifts....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for stopping in, and we like to share our products with locals and travelers. We will accommodate when possible alternative hours, but sometimes it can't be done. We look forward to having you visit again. Cris

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting from MN. We intended to do just wine yours but found out about this place in a wine destinations booklet so decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! We did the tour and the tasting. Very much worth it. Loved the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We enjoyed your visit, and it was great sharing our stories and products. Glad your trip was fun and we look forward to having you come again. Cris

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Eight of us visited D D D. Cris, the proprietor, is committed to his craft, and his passion shows through clearly. As others have written, the location is "hidden" and the interior takes one back to the Gold Rush era. D D D has brought...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for leaving such a nice review. We appreciate you coming to visit and listening to the history of our area and brands. We hope to see you again, and enjoy those bottles! cris

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Dry Diggins is a small distillery inside a business park in EDH. The tour is very interesting and the guide is usually the owner. I liked the décor in the tasting room and the stories about where some of the items were recovered from. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for giving us such a nice review. Glad you enjoyed the tour and tasting, we appreciate you coming to visit. Cris

Reviewed 30 May 2017

What a fun experience! The business park office threw us off a little, but once inside we were transformed into a feeling of being back in the gold rush days, beautifully decorated, great vibe, kinda brothel meets fancy saloon. The tour isn't just "look at...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Glad you found us, we hide in the business park so we are like a speak easy. Only the most dedicated come to find us!!! Thanks for coming and listening to our tour and enjoying the tasting. We look forward to you coming to visit...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We were wine tasting on Saturday and had our fill of wine and beer this weekend. Looking for something different to do on our trek back to Sacramento. Spent a fun hour here! The tasting room had a great ambiance and lots of fun things...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for the review. We appreciate you taking the time to post. We are proud of the spirits and tasting room... but, its always nice to hear great reviews of Erica. She takes a lot of pride in her work and loves to share with...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Relatives wanted to visit a brewery in the area, so I suggested we first check out the distillery. It was the highlight of my day. This place is really the tasting room and is tucked into office space in a business park. As we walked...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Cris S, Owner at Dry Diggings Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for visiting, and posting such a nice review. We enjoy giving tours and explaining what we do. We are a little hidden here in the business park, but its part of our charm... hope to see you again. Cris

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