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Onyx Moonshine

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Great atmosphere!

This is a speak easy type of moonshine distillery. We used a Groupon and went with a small group... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Carissaferguson
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
via mobile
Great Time!

I've never been to a moonshine tasting so I didn't know what to expect, but this place was awesome... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
S W
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CT
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64 Oakland Ave Ste D, East Hartford, CT 06108-4042
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is a speak easy type of moonshine distillery. We used a Groupon and went with a small group. I'm not the biggest fan of moonshine, but the bartenders knew what they were doing and explained a lot about the process and each tasting.

Thank Carissaferguson
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I've never been to a moonshine tasting so I didn't know what to expect, but this place was awesome! Stacy took time to find out what flavors we liked and really catered to us. It was so fun to sample all the different infusions. Will...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

When you drive down the gravel road and hang a right in the bus parking lot, you'll think you're lost, but you're not. Park by the sign and head on in to the 1920s Speakeasy. The atmosphere will have you asking for Gatsby, but I...More

Thank 267denisec267
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What fun gem to visit! The moonshine/whiskey is delicious, the staff provides fantastic history and background, and the location is set up really well with old-time period artifacts. If they are ever able to sell cocktails after a tasting, it will be a great place...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Our bartender Kenny was not only educational and informative he was also extremely personable. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with him and the distiller Kent. The tasting room was warm and cozy as was the moonshine. The infused cocktails are worth the try.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although getting there may be a little confusing with the industrial buildings, school busses and back alleys, Onyx Spirits is a really neat place inside. Decorated like what I pictured a Speakeasy would look like, the atmosphere is fun and relaxing. The barkeeps were very...More

Thank G6695KXamyb
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting hidden treasure. Mostly tasting, less viewing of how the moonshine is made. We were surprised how smooth the alcohol was and the infusions that can be accomplished.

Thank PriscillaK579
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The tour was really fun, informative and tasty. All their spirits were very good and the Speakeasy was decorated with pieces of the time.

Thank bkgoh0927
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Yes, you will second guess yourself that you are in the right place as you drive up, tucked away, but most definitely worth it. We did the tasting and tour and both were well worth it. The tour was about 30 minutes and informative. The...More

Thank adamfromCT
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Never would have thought there was a place like this in what looked like a warehouse. Very cool speakeasy tasting room. We love whiskey, but fell in love with the moonshine, talk about smooth. Tasting was $20 pp, staff was great, very friendly and willing...More

Thank dkfromny
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Bee53
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe there is transportation but check with the distillery directly. They can definitely accommodate groups of that size. You will not be disappointed.
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