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“My new favorite vodka”

Pilot House Distilling
Ranked #1 of 10 Nightlife in Astoria
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Distillery and Tasting Room Located in Downtown Historic Astoria. Additional Tasting Room In Seaside. We offer tastings of our fine spirits and bottles sales. Vodka, infused vodkas, whisky, rum, absinthe, coffee liqueur, gins, drinking vinegars, and bloody mary mix. Offering a unique experience with an education on spirits.
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across the small tasting room in Seaside...so glad!! Delicious spirits. My new favorite is the Bar Pilot Jalapeño Lime vodka. Add it to some lemonade and you're set for some serious day drinking. I buy bottles of this ($30) as hostess gifts all of the time now.

Thank Nissa R
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

This place is incredible and so much fun! They make some of the best flavored vodkas I have ever had. Be sure to do a tasting and don't shy away from the drinking vinegars. The flavor combos they come up with are not only unique, but delicious. The lemon ginger vodka with raspberry drinking vinegar is great, and they make seasonal varieties that are always instant favorites. The owners are two of the nicest, hardest working people I've met. I always look forward to stopping here or finding them at the Sunday market. There is always something new to try here, and they treat you like family as soon as you walk in.

Thank Onislandtime4321
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Pilothousedistilling, Owner at Pilot House Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you so much for this review! So glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This was a very fun experience for adults only. This couple owns and distills their own brand of spirits. They don't mix drinks but let you sample ingredients such as vodkas, bloody mary mix, and their drinkable vinegars. Enjoy sampling and good conversation with the proprietars. Only open from noon to 5pm. Well worth the visit for an unique experience.

1  Thank ddsmith63
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Add Pilot House Distilling to your must visit list in Astoria. While new breweries keep popping up everywhere, Pilot House is a unique blend of innovation and history with their working distillery on display. Their tasting bar is set up to sample their range of liquors for an affordable $6 for any 3 tastes. They also offer a delicious line of drinking vinegars which are amazing for cooking or adding to sparkling water for an extra zing. I walked in looking for whisky and walked out with a bottle of tequila and jalapeño drinking vinegar. So glad we checked it out!

1  Thank Marthapel
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Pilot House Distilling's AO Whisky is light and presumably young, but deliciously warm vanilla-y, and surprisingly smooth. It's one of my favorite Oregon spirits.

They also make some great gins, an absinthe, and a rum.

I've stopped into their tasting room in Astoria a few times now; always friendly staff (the owners I believe) eager to answer questions and have you try the spirits!

1  Thank DaveKnowsPDX
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