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Saxtons River Distillery

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Vermont in a Glass

Stopped in to Saxon River, and were so happy we did. Had a great time chatting with the owner, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fountain Valley, California
A taste of Vermont

The samples are delicious. My favorite is the Snow Drop Gin. it is so smooth and if one isn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Braintree, Massachusetts
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  • Average1%
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“maple bourbon”(16 reviews)
“coffee liqueur”(10 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 3 weeks ago

Stopped in to Saxon River, and were so happy we did. Had a great time chatting with the owner, and sampling the unique liquors. We bought a few to give as gifts and brought home the maple liquor which I used a bit to glaze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The samples are delicious. My favorite is the Snow Drop Gin. it is so smooth and if one isn't careful it will creep up on you.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Stopped by to see the maple bourbon and other spirits that they distill, and was glad we did. The guy working the showroom spent time talking to us and explaining the distillery. Tried the maple bourbon and it was awesome. So much so we bought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack S
Reviewed 15 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PeaKayEff
Reviewed 29 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joycer979
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Scottnpittston
Reviewed 6 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank susanwinetasting
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28 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.
19 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.