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Smugglers' Notch Distillery

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We stopped by during our trip to Burlington. Decided to do the tastings and it was a good choice... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
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Delicious gin, rum, vodka, bourbon and bourbon maple syrup. Complimentary tasting when you buy a... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
Somerville, Massachusetts
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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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276 Main St., Jeffersonville, VT 05464
+1 802-309-3077
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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped by during our trip to Burlington. Decided to do the tastings and it was a good choice. My favorite was the vodka it was really good. It was smooth and did not burn. It didn't taste like a cheap vodka. Also, if you...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Delicious gin, rum, vodka, bourbon and bourbon maple syrup. Complimentary tasting when you buy a bottle. Adorable gift shop, you could got nuts buying everything.

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is a great stop to wrap up a nice day of touring the area. Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Distilled spirits tastings plus education!

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Stopped in on our way back from stowe. New facility. well informed staff. Great tastings at a reasonable price. bought a sampler to take home as we were doing carry on and could not bring a lg. bottle. Rum was excellent

Thank annette t
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The bourbon maple syrup is to die for, can't wait to try it with pancakes. We stopped at the Waterbury location and picked up some vodka for the night. However, when we got back to the resort we realized the clerk had packaged bourbon. We...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped here for dad to do a little spirit(alcohol) tasting. The staff was very knowledgable about their spirits and their process in manufacturing it. They have a tasting for three dollars free if you buy a bottle. They have two styles...More

1  Thank nibaldom2015
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Staff and owners were wonderful! The staff provided my husband and I with samples of the fine liquor. Vodka and rum were smooth and tasty. I would return to this business again!

1  Thank AngDW_2016
Reviewed 22 December 2015

My wife and I don't really do "spirits" but we stopped in the Waterbury tasting room for something different. The girl doing the tasting was very knowledgeable and each liquor was very flavorful. Over all a nice experience.

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Stopped in the Waterbury location while looking for the chocolate shop. Went it and sampled the line ... family owned and the mom was working the counter this past Monday. She was engaging with everyone with lots of enthusiasm. There are 6 available for sale....More

1  Thank RuBoxerMom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We brought some back and ran a blind taste test with 8 different vodkas with a panel of local enthusiasts, including a micro-distiller who makes his own vodka, bourbon and moonshine. The Smugglers Notch came in first across the board, with Grey Goose coming in...More

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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
The company charges for tastings- it’s minimal.