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Half Moon Bay Distillery

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Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Luscious Gin and Vodka

Had a very interesting education about the history and distilling process of their Gin and Vodka... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2019
Thrumyi
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San Antonio, Texas
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Highly Recommended

Caesar made us feel right at home. The tour and tasting was fun and informative. The Harvard Avenue... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2019
Michael M
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Mill Valley, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a warehouse in Princeton Harbor, young entepreneurs have opened a tasting room. The large space is warmed by local artist paintings, and accommodates groups. The young owners host the tasting room and are eager to talk about their products. Every restaurant in Half Moon...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Booked to come and tour as part of a 10yr anniversary stay at the Ritz Carlton. My wife loves Gin, so i thought it would be fun. I booked weeks ahead and even got a second email confirmation of our tour booking a few days...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Had a very interesting education about the history and distilling process of their Gin and Vodka from one of the owner's, Ulli. She was so animated and fun that it made for a memorable experience. We bought both the Gin and Vodka to enjoy at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

Caesar made us feel right at home. The tour and tasting was fun and informative. The Harvard Avenue Gin is to die for! Michael M. Mill Valley

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael M
ubisono, Owner at Half Moon Bay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

Hello Michael, Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our small batch distilled spirits. Hope to see you back at the distillery next time you visit Half Moon Bay! Cheers, Ulli and Caesar Bisono

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Delicious Harvard Street Gin and Purissima Vodka are locally produced ultra-premium spirits. The new space is clean, well lit, and ready for private parties, team building, corporate team building, tours, tastings and mixology classes. The husband/wife team are masters at distilling and discussing.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ubisono, Owner at Half Moon Bay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review! We are very excited that after such a long time of going through the permit process we are finally able to use our new tasting room for an even better visitor's...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Just me on the tour, watched a great video about the owners and the distillery process. The best Vodka I have tasted, not a Gin person but did try that as well. They were still in the old building and were hopeful to move soon....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

This is a very small distillery. Our host was great, answered our questions and was fun to talk to. it's not a traditional tour in the sense that there is not walking around a facility. We watched a very informative video about the history of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

My husband called to schedule a tour as we were going to Half Moon Bay to celebrate my birthday. He did this weeks in advance. On Saturday January 5 we went to the building for our tour. We knocked on the door and no answer....More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank 381LisaC
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have been in the alcohol beverage business since 1991 so I am not over-awed by a still, but the owners bring the "magic" down to the consumer in a very unique way. They are very personable and passionate about their craft and products. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ubisono, Owner at Half Moon Bay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us such a nice review! We are always delighted to hear that our guests appreciate what we do, and we are thrilled that you enjoy our unique gin! Please come visit us again next time you are in the...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

This small. husband-and-wife distillery is an awesome place to visit while visiting HMB. The free (!) tour includes a short, entertaining film and tasting of their gin and vodka. Tasting straight alcohol is usually a challenge, but this stuff was so smooth and delicious! Brought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ruth S
August 14, 2017|
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Response from ubisono | Property representative |
Hello, we will be happy to issue gift certificates! Please email us at info@hmbdistillery, or call us at 650-728-7226. We look forward to hearing back from you! I have a hunch you will be a very popular gift giver!
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digthegoat
June 30, 2017|
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Little ones are welcome to accompany you on your visit!
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jamaicabitty
June 23, 2017|
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Hello, our distillery tour is about 45 minutes long and it includes a tasting of our products. We hope to see you at the distillery soon! Cheers, Half Moon Bay Distillery
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