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Saxtons River Distillery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Worth the trip

Just north of downtown Brattleboro Interesting maple whiskey and liqueurs The employee told us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vernon, Connecticut
The place we go often

This is our local distillery. We purchase their products to take to people for gifts as well as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maya H
Brattleboro, Vermont
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“maple bourbon”(17 reviews)
“coffee liqueur”(11 reviews)
“tasting room”(3 reviews)
Saxtons River Distillery crafts locally sourced small batch VT spirits. We create Sapling Maple Liqueur, Sapling Maple Bourbon, Sapling Maple Rye and Perc Coffee Liqueur using local products. All of our VT Maple Syrup comes from less than 10 miles...more
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485 W River Rd, Fulcrum Arts Center, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9006
+1 802-246-1128
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just north of downtown Brattleboro Interesting maple whiskey and liqueurs The employee told us they're moving to a larger facility - will be interesting to see it in its new spot The coffee liqueur was amazing

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RitaC321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our local distillery. We purchase their products to take to people for gifts as well as for ourselves. Their gin is great for gin and tonics. And friends love their liqueurs. You can go and get samples. They will be moving some of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maya H
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Worth a drive. Not that far off I-91 Exit 2 about 3 miles away. Try the samplings of: Maple Bourbon, Maple Rye, Coffee liquor and Gin. Tastings were free!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Meredith F
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Stopped in to Saxon River, and were so happy we did. Had a great time chatting with the owner, and sampling the unique liquors. We bought a few to give as gifts and brought home the maple liquor which I used a bit to glaze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beetrvln
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The samples are delicious. My favorite is the Snow Drop Gin. it is so smooth and if one isn't careful it will creep up on you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 181billz
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Stopped by to see the maple bourbon and other spirits that they distill, and was glad we did. The guy working the showroom spent time talking to us and explaining the distillery. Tried the maple bourbon and it was awesome. So much so we bought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack S
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in the sample the unique spirits made from locally produced maple syrup. The maple liqueur is delicious and I look forward to using it in a tiramisu. I also really liked the coffee liqueur. The guy who poured our samples was really friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed September 8, 2018

I would highly recommend everyone stop by the Saxtons River Distillery if passing it on route 30. The staff are super friendly and have no problem telling your about their products made a few feet from the tasting room. Of particular note, the SnowDrop gin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we visit from London, we always call in to sample the most recent batch of gin and can never resist bringing a bottle back home. We are professedly gin snobs and we adore the crisp and clean flavour which somehow manages to taste like...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PeaKayEff
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in not expecting to be bowled over with their smooth rye, gin and bourbon but we were. This small distillery is doing some very good and interesting tastes, smooth taste, hints of maple...gin that is smooth and delicious. I can’t write about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from HeatherG773 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for certain but I don't see it being a problem either. They were super friendly and accommodating while we were there.
February 19, 2017|
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Response from Christian S | Property representative |
Anyone can come into the tasting room. We will card for 21 drinking age if they wish to have a tasting while they're here. Thank you for asking.