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Wood's High Mountain Distillery

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Whiskey Stop

Every town needs at least one distillery, and Salida has a top-rate distillery/bar/tasting center... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Michael E
Spokane, Washington
Cool little place

My husband and I stopped in here for a few drinks and they were really tasty! The place had a cool... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Denver, Colorado
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“rye whiskey”(2 reviews)
“great gin”(2 reviews)
“gin cocktails”(2 reviews)
The Wood's High Mountain Distillery concept was born on raft trip in the Grand Canyon over 20 years ago. While owner and distiller P.T. Wood was sipping on premium whiskey in one of the most inspiring places on earth, he decided to pursue the dream...more
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144 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2002
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

My wife and I recently visited Woods on a Sunday night. My wife ordered a whiskey and an elderflower liqueur. They kept my debit card open and when we were ready to leave we discovered the bill was $65. I don't mind paying for quality...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ptwood, Owner at Wood's High Mountain Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Sorry that you feel that way and if your bill wasn't correct (it sounds like it should have been closer to 20.00) I am happy to help fix that, we pride ourselves on providing value and top notch handmade cocktails. Cheers, P.T. Wood 719 207...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Every town needs at least one distillery, and Salida has a top-rate distillery/bar/tasting center at Woods on 1st St. Full menu of cocktails with their own gin and whiskey in the mixes, or go neat on either. One of us had a Manhattan (excellent) while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here for a few drinks and they were really tasty! The place had a cool vibe and the bartender was nice. I got a peach drink that was yummy. My husband liked the whiskey. Worth a stop!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We spent a couple of hours here tasting the different drinks and just relaxing. The man with the golden gun was a nice take.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

First off what a cool setting! Secondly they have some serious great spirits. Barrel aged Gin is a must!! Taylor was great behind the bar! Connected with guests and made us feel at home. Will I Go Back? Can’t wait!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Not a whiskey fan, so let me put thst out first & foremost, they have other drinks...so don't pass it up! Taco greeted us with the warmest happy smile, I knew instantly we were in hood hands! We took her suggestions and she was NOT...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Such a cool place. The gin is the best I’ve ever had and I’ve heard people on many occasions saying they didn’t think the liked gin but Woods changed their minds Taylor is a genius when it comes to designing the cocktail menu. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

They have a passion for their spirits and are super friendly and share their knowledge and recommendations. Andrea served us a flight thoroughly describing each and made a delicious mocktail for our two kids. We circled back to enjoy some of their craft cocktails and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I don't drink beer but my partner does so during our recent road trip through CO, we looked specifically for gin distilleries to visit among the craft breweries that are so popular throughout the state. Woods was by far my favorite. Small but comfortable bar...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We happened to walk past this awesome place and everyone was chatting at the bar and it had a very welcoming vibe so we stopped in for a drink before leaving town. The bartender was super friendly and shared some of her holiday drinks she'd...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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