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“A nice side trip if you are in area.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Catskill Distilling Company

Catskill Distilling Company
Ranked #3 of 4 things to do in Bethel
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Owner description: Farm Distillery located across the street from the entrance to the Woodstock Museum and the Bethel Performing Arts Center. We make and sell handcrafted Spirits from NY State Farmers products including Peace Vodka, Curious GIn, Wicked White Whiskey, Righteous Bourbon, Defiant Rye Whiskey, Fearless Wheat Whiskey, One and Only Buckwheat and Bosco Monte Vecchio Grappa. Open Weekends and by appointment for tours, tastings and purchases. Tasting Room open for special events and available for private events and features the restored bar from the 1939 Worlds Fair in Queens. Dancing Cat Saloon next door for great local fare and live music and Stray Cat Gallery and Alley Cat Art & Antiques across the street for Woodstock collectibles, arts, local crafts, local history, handmade jewelry, awesome artwork and antiques. Check site for site for add'l info. open times and connections to all of our social media.
Shohola, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A nice side trip if you are in area.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

We went on a Sunday and it was OK. You can take a tour and sample their liquiors. We generally use top shelf spirits so I am probably being a little hard on them. There spirits were OK. The backroom tour was interesting. They do have a bar where you can try their spirits in cocktails.

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Kathy Z
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Willington, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Local places to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

I recently stayed at Happy Days Campground (best place to stay in area) just up the street, and was directed to The Dancing Cat/Catskill Distilling. The food was excellent, the beer COLD, and the tasters from the accompanying distillery were great. Our waitress was wonderful and extremely helpful! She gave us suggestions and directions to other local attractions. Prices reasonable and atmosphere delightful. We were there on a fall day and sat outside. We toured the distillery and the brew master showed us around and explained the process to just the four of us.

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Kristin G
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Somerset, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Enjoyed both Distillery & Dancing Cat Saloon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Excellent small batch spirits, with hand-crafted cocktails meant to showcase their wares. Having only been to wineries or brewpubs before, I decided to sample several cocktails. Fresh ingredients were featured in all recipes; the cucumber for gin drink was peeled and sliced when I ordered it. I was not a bourbon drinker before trying Righteous Bourbon, but I am now. We did not buy nearly enough of this and are already running short. Made the maple bourbon old-fashioned for friends who also loved it. Purchased Curious Gin as well. Will return and buy more than on first visit! Both restaurant and distillery are attractive, clean spaces with original artwork, including woodcarvings. Good craft beer on tap at both, too.

Visited August 2013
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Schenectady, New York
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139 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Go for the vodka, not the tour!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

On a Thurs morning I called, and was told - sure just show up after 2pm for a tour & tasting. We arrived @ 4pm, were greeted by April, and she happily offered us drinks. $3 for liquor samples and about $8-10 for cocktails. But there was no tour to be had. She said I could go take a look at the distillery, which I did and it is beautiful, but don't expect the red carpet treatment.

With THAT out of the way - the PEACE VODKA is worth the trip. Buckwheat spirit was too weird for me, but the sweetness and almost butter-like quality of the vodka is a shining star in my books! Yum!

And they serve a cocktail w. their gin & cucumber soda that is divine!

Visited August 2013
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food and vibe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

The food at the restaurant was great. They made you fell like you were at home. Took home a bottle of gin! Yummy.

Visited October 2012
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