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Montanya Distillers

130 Elk Avenue, Historic Powerhouse, Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-799-3206
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $12
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Description: Montanya Distillers offers a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese with Jalapeno Palisade Peach jelly served with Gourmet Crackers, Warm Dips with Breads baked in house, Baguettes served with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Olive Oil, and more. Check out our menu of Exceptional Artisan Rum Cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery!
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Description: Montanya Distillers offers a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese with Jalapeno Palisade Peach jelly served with Gourmet Crackers, Warm Dips with Breads baked in house, Baguettes served with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Olive Oil, and more. Check out our menu of Exceptional Artisan Rum Cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery!
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English first
Crested Butte, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This is the place to drink unique, and very tasty, rum cocktails. Many different drinks to choose from and the one's I have tried have been fantastic. Good location in 'downtown' Crested Butte and just a really pleasant way to spend an evening.

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Wisconsin
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257 reviews 257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My friends and I stopped in recently, and we all opted for a round of cocktails. The big hit of the evening was the Fiery Passion cocktail. We ordered quite a few of the food options, and we really loved the polenta with mozzarella. The Mediterranean plate was a great value with plenty of treats included. Oh, and those homemade... More

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idaho
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Aside from the scenic front deck, the cocktail selection at this bar is fantastic. I went with a group of 6 people who all ordered different drinks. All were great. My favorite was one of the martini's with cardomom. So fun for a drink.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Second time to Crested Butte and we went both nights for wonderful drinks and a great overall experience! The service was great and the drinks were unique and delicious! We will always visit when in town.

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Montrose, Colorado, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Yes, nirvana. Crested Butte is a happening little ski town in the summer, being a gateway to the Elk Mountains, which are arguably the most beautiful, and perhaps dangerous, in the great state of Colorado. As such, it was fitting that on my first visit to Montanya, we were celebrating a good friend's birthday on the eve of an epic... More

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Columbus, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Excellent rum and interesting concoctions with extraordinary creativity! The new location is more intimate and lends itself to a friendlier atmosphere. Thus far I have tried Teocalli, Basil Paradisi, Strawberry Jive and Thai Boxer - all are worthy! Montanya's artisanal, infused rums are delicious. My husband is a purist and has settled on Oro on the rocks with a twist... More

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Fruita
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon and I'm so glad we did. The drinks were delicious! The service was great and the free popcorn was an added bonus. We will definitely be back!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I am not typically a fan of rum or the sickly sweet cocktails it goes with, but after visiting this distillery/bar/restaurant I may be a convert. The service was incredible, the rum was excellent, and the cocktails even better! They test, experiment, and come up with NEW recipes and combinations on a weekly basis. It's hard to find a venue... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

All of the rum drinks we tasted here were terrific - we tried the Mojito, the Maharaja martini, and the Pina Colada (over 3 different evenings!) On your first visit they even give you samples of their 2 different types of rum so you can taste them straight. Since it was summer, we enjoyed their darling little patio where you... More

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Arvada, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a must stop place to go when in Crested Butte. They have the best gold rum. Thier drink menu will blow you away. Their drinks are work every penny, as they are not shy with the amount of rum they put in your drink. We love sitting at the bar and watching them make all the great drinks... More

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