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“Great place to buy gifts”

Smugglers' Notch Distillery
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Owner description: 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. The smuggling route was actually first used during the 1800s to move goods during the trade embargo and then again in the 1920s to move liquor during prohibition. Today this enchanting area provides outdoor enthusiasts with a boulder-laden curved mountain road and caves to explore. Smugglers' Notch Distillery® provides Carefully crafted, award-winning spirits. Using the finest ingredients blended with pristine Vermont spring water, we make, barrel age, blend, and hand-bottle remarkably distinctive, spirits one small batch at a time.
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This location has several different types of spirits as well as gift sets and bourbon maple syrup. These all make excellent gifts and souvenirs. The staff is happy to see free a tasting to help in the decision making.

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Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thanks for the kind words and for stopping by. We do indeed have some great gift options. We have glassware, flasks, cocktail gift packs and more! Hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a good stop if you like strong drink. The prices are inflated IMHO. After returning home my friends did a blind taste test against other similar drinks and the Smugglers
Notch products did not stand up. Not saying they aren't good but very pricey for the quality. It would be nice to have a small tour, but it is not available. Their logos are outstanding so the bottles look beautiful.

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

Thanks so much for the review. We appreciate all opinions. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Reasonable tasting fee and there's a cheese tasting shop next door. Two experiences with one stop.

This is a retail shop that offers spirits and other items related to alcohol products.

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

Thanks for dropping in. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Very nice tasting center with knowledgeable staff. I spent a good half hour here and (sorry I have forgotten his name) the gentleman on site was both personable and articulate about the products and process. Their vodka seems to be their flagship product but as a whiskey drinker, I was impressed by their newer products. I bought some smaller bottles for gifts plus my favorite- a bottle of their bourbon. Supposedly for Thanksgiving but yeah, I done did drink it all (with a little help from my friends) well before the holiday arrived. Stop and support this local business in this lovely state.

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

Thank you you so much for stopping in. We hope to see you again soon...

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Nice stop. Pleasant personnel. Offered a taste of their award winning vodka. Very smooth. Bought a bottle and we are enjoying it immensely

Thank Arlene S
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Mj B, Manager at Smugglers' Notch Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for stopping in and the kind words... hope to see you again soon!

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