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Catskill Distilling Company

2037 State Route 17b, Bethel, NY 12720-5510
+1 845-583-3141
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Whisky to warm up

Went here with a group of friends to do whisky tasting flights on a cold day! Very nice. Mellow... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
unicoryn
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Jackson Heights, New York
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Went to try the Vodka and left loving the Buckwheat Whiskey!

My introduction to spirits (by my father) was good Scotch and Stolichnaya. Of course, my... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
sfrdrunner
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San Francisco, California
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Farm Distillery located across the street from the entrance to the Woodstock Museum and the Bethel Performing Arts Center. We make and sell handcrafted Spirits from NY State Farmers products including Peace Vodka, Curious GIn, Wicked White Whiskey, Righteous Bourbon, Defiant Rye Whiskey, Fearless Wheat Whiskey, One and Only Buckwheat and Bosco Monte Vecchio Grappa. Open Weekends and by appointment for tours, tastings and purchases. Tasting Room open for special events and available for private events and features the restored bar from the 1939 Worlds Fair in Queens. Dancing Cat Saloon next door for great local fare and live music and Stray Cat Gallery and Alley Cat Art & Antiques across the street for Woodstock collectibles, arts, local crafts, local history, handmade jewelry, awesome artwork and antiques. Check site for site for add'l info. open times and connections to all of our social media.
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2037 State Route 17b, Bethel, NY 12720-5510
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends to do whisky tasting flights on a cold day! Very nice. Mellow medium size bar area. We went at 3pm on NYE - could be more crowded at other times. They have beer, wine and cocktails, not just...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

My introduction to spirits (by my father) was good Scotch and Stolichnaya. Of course, my appreciation for good spirits, wine and beer expanded as I became a traveler for business. I maintained my penchant for Single Malts and Stoli, so, when I read about the...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Another unexpected gem of an experience in upstate NY. Woodstock museum was closed, so pulled into this place for a serendipitous break. What a pleasant surprise - lovely tasting room/bar and well-informed distiller at the helm. The property is filled with interesting art, too. We...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Do not care for ordering at a counter, however, you pay for your food when you order, you are asked if you would like to add a tip.........I always thought tips were for service. One in our party ordered the tacos which were described as...More

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dancingcatsaloon, Owner at Catskill Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

This is not our business. We don't take orders at the counter, we don't serve tacos and we don't serve pretzels or brats.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

While visiting the area recently, we decided to stop at the Catskill Distilling Company to do a tasting. They were closed, but there was no signage on the door as to their hours of operation. Eventually we figured out they were only open for tastings...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were not there on a day they were distilling, but one bartender took my husband and I on tour anyway. Very knowledgeable. Both bartenders were very friendly and helpful. Can sit outside and enjoy a drink as well. We did tasting and then we...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I had passed the Catskill Distilling Company (CDC) years ago going to a concert at nearby Bethel Woods (Woodstock '69 site) and on Thursday 8/8 had a chance to go there. A GREAT PLace to 'warm-up' / pre-game before a concert across the street at...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This review has nothing to do with the spirits or the quality of what they distil. I tasted 4 different ones and enjoyed them all. The venue is terrific - big bar, good location, attached to the distillery, and next door to the restaurant. Combine...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Dancing Cat came first, followed by the distillery. They make a lot of great liquors, but the Peace Vodka is my favorite. You can taste at the distillery, and then go next door to the Saloon for a "Summer of 69" made with the...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to more scenic distilleries, but the product is very good and the atmosphere nice and casual. Their bourbon is excellent! And they are not overpriced like other small distillers. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Dave S
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Amy M
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Response from dancingcatsaloon | Property representative |
Yes - Children are welcome! Distilling is Science ! Sorry for 4 month delay! There was a problem with out TA site and i did not know it! Hope you came to visit, Stacy
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