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“Good but not great”

Montanya Distillers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$14
Cuisines: Bar, American, Pub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Montanya Distillers offers locally made rum cocktails, a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese, Colorado-made fried ravioli with basil, tomato and balsamic reduction, Warm Dips with chips made in house, Seared Polenta, Filet Mignon Tips, Cheese platters, and more. Check out our menu of exceptional Artisan Rum cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery in Crested Butte, CO.
Green Valley, Arizona
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273 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Good but not great”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Went first for a tasting and then tar turned in the evening for drinks. The tasting was great. The lady pouring was very knowledgeable. The owner came in and also spent time talking with us. The rum was good and a generous 4-5 oz pour was only $5. The evening return was more mixed. Three of us ordered 3 different drinks. One really liked hers. However, mine which was supposed to have a hazelnut infused rum as well as hazelnut simple syrup had no hazelnut taste at all. It was hard to tell if it even had any alcohol in it, To her credit when I mentioned this to our server she took my drink off the tab and brought me a different drink. It was better but not something I would rush back for. My advice is go for the tasting if you like rums but skip the cocktails.

  • Visited July 2014
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Denver
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Delish!”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Loved this place! Stopped in after dinner for some drinks. Great service, fresh and delicious drinks. Smooth rum!

Visited March 2014
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Must stop in CB”
Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

After a brief tasting, we enjoyed a few of the Al Pastor tacos. I enjoyed the "caldera" with a jalapeño kicker. Wonderful staff. If you like a cozy joint, with good food and drink this place is a must stop during your visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great drinks”
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We made Montanya a nightly stop for one of their delicious cocktails before dinner. Try the Fiery Passion

Visited January 2014
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Stop by when in Crested Butte”
Reviewed 28 January 2014

You need to try this local favorite! The smell of the distilling rum alone will keep you there. We recommend the Maharajah but the drinks are all good.

  • Visited December 2013
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