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Batson River Brewing & Distilling

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend mentioned a new place that opened in Kennebunk that shared our last name...so we decided to go check it out! Awesome spot, beautiful building and overall fun and laid back atmosphere. Their happy hour specials were great, food and drinks were delicious. Definitely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SamanthaBatson
Fearless13321722699, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the visit and kind words! Glad you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you next time you’re in the area!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during their “social” happy hour and enjoyed delicious $7 craft cocktails. Their happy hour food specials were great but a bit overpriced given the small proportions. Would definitely recommend their cocktails, didn’t try a lot of their beer but wasn’t that impressed. Looking forward...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank localhistorytraveler
Fearless13321722699, General Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by! It's great to hear you enjoyed our craft cocktails and atmosphere. We have many styles of beer, hopefully you can find one you love during your next visit! We are also looking forward to warmer days when we can open...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made our return trip to Kennebunkport and besides the new bridge the first change my wife and I noticed was the Big All Black Building in town. Recently taken over and under new Management Batson's offers a variety of full sized meals or small plates...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mike M
Fearless13321722699, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the tasting room! Thank you for trying us out and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our 4 night trip to Kennebunkport, my wife and I were getting a sense of the area on the first night and when we walked by Batson River, we remarked at how great the place looked from the outside. It was a Wednesday night...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank davewx2123
Fearless13321722699, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed our spirits and beers. We are very proud of our head brewer and head distiller and are so excited to hear the positive feedback! We always hope to make people...More

Reviewed April 8, 2019

Have been several times in the last few months and every visit is better than the last. Best Moscow Mule in the Port and the beer is fantastic.The upstairs is especially cozy with big couches and games to play while enjoying your food and cocktails....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Fearless13321722699, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to see us! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the cocktails, beer, and food and felt so welcome. That is certainly our goal and it's so nice to hear the positive feedback from you! We look forward to...More

Reviewed March 30, 2019

What a great addition to the neighborhood Batson River has become. With a great cocktail/beer selection, games for entertainment and a cozy environment Batson has it all. Keep up the amazing work Batson River!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Fearless13321722699, General Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thank you for visiting us! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and so glad you liked our drink selections. We will be releasing our rum and whiskey later this month so we hope you stop by again and try them out!

Reviewed March 24, 2019

First of all, the Batson is striking before you even enter the building. The exterior is awesome - from the torches that light the way up the stairs, to the blazing firepit outside, to the walled in front porch and seated area that is complete...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Fearless13321722699, General Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you very much for your wonderful feed back! We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Batson River. It's great to hear that our vision inside translates to the exterior as well. We are looking forward to warmer days when we can open...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

The Cleaves Cove IPA & Rigby Stout are legit. Good enough to compete with the big boys brewing in Portland. Just picked up some of the Clock Farm Vodka at RSVP. Looking forward to the rum release.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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BatsonRiverMgr, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thanks for stopping by and glad you enjoyed. Still coming out with different beers weekly so we hope you stop by again for a little beer, booze and bowling. Rum should be released mid April- we are psyched to add to the menu...watch our social...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Had a chance to get down and check out Batson River with a few friends recently. Great addition to the port area. Beer was fantastic and all sorts of different cocktail options. The upstairs has a bunch of fun games including shuffle board. The outside...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Mark M
BatsonRiverMgr, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hi Mark M- Thanks for stopping by and thank you for the feedback. As a new Tasting Room in town we are excited to bring our beers and spirits to the Kennebunks and we love to hear our guests comments and feedback..so thank you! Our...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Perched above the river with WARMTH inside and out! Take your cocktail or brew outdoors to the fire pit, sit on the outdoor porch or spends lots of time relaxing indoors. The loft is cozy with couches and games. Their flights are a fun way...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kc372
BatsonRiverMgr, Manager at Batson River Brewing & Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Thank so much for visiting us at Batson's and so glad you enjoyed it! We will be adding new beers and spirits so we hope to see you again!

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