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A. Smith Bowman Distillery

1 Bowman Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22408-7346
+1 540-373-4555
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Great Bourbon!

My wife took me here for my birthday. The tour was interesting as I had wondered about the origins... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gmtyree
via mobile
Wish we had had more time

This is a very nice facility to visit if you want to learn about bourbons. Unfortunately we only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amy e
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 Bowman Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22408-7346
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife took me here for my birthday. The tour was interesting as I had wondered about the origins of the A Bowman Distillery and about their process. I'm a bourbon guy and their single barrel and small batch are fantastic! Unfortunately, the draconian Virginia...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice facility to visit if you want to learn about bourbons. Unfortunately we only had time to have a tasting and not the full tour, but service was excellent and we found that Virginia bourbon can be to our liking after...More

Thank amy e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit. First on a weekday. Got the "LONG" tour and saw parts of the facility we did not see on our last weekend visit (I guess due to the crowds). Nice tasting after the tour. Our guide was well versed and really enjoyed...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The small distillery in Fredericksburg is a great place to stop if you're any fan of bourbon. The hour-long tour is both entertaining and informative and offers some insights into the different techniques this distillery employs to create consistently good products. A tasting (of up...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place smells like heaven, I loved the old industrial building filled with oak barrels. Super cool place and really fun staff.

Thank William P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I'm not a bourbon drinker, but I find that I have been converted after taking a shot of the Caramel Bourbon Crème. Now this is what I've been waiting for all my life! They also have some other amazing products, no doubt. They give a...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Made a quick stop back into A. Smith Bowman to pickup some more of their excellent Bourbon. If you haven't tried this bourbon and you are local, you're wrong. Their single barrel bourbon is $49 and drinks like a much more expensive bottle. Can't wait...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you are in the Fredericksburg area I highly recommend you stop by A. Smith Bowman Distillery and take a tour. My wife and I visited this place last weekend and learned a lot about the company and how it makes it's spirits.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Not familiar with the Bowman distillery add we are from out of town. We recently attended a wedding reception here. It was decorated beautifully and festive for the winter. The staff seemed to be very helpful. The meal was catered by A Bavarian chef... Delicious!...More

Thank bullrun268
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very fun and quite a learning experience! We went with another couple and the four of us really enjoyed having Erin as our guide. Highly recommend a visit here!

Thank 4828tracy
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petiteteach
What are hours on Sat.?
14 January 2016|
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Response from Brian P | Property representative |
Hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday. Tours depart every hour on the hour with the last tour departing at 4:00 pm.
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