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Kings County Distillery

Paymaster Building, Brooklyn Naval Yard, New York City, NY
+1 347-689-4211
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Fascinating Boozy History Lesson

We were already fans of Kings County whisky when we decided to make the tour part of our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julia J
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Montreal
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Great tour, great bourbon

Took the tour. It starts with the history, a complete history of the distillery and prohibition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gretchen Marie C
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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paymaster Building, Brooklyn Naval Yard, New York City, NY
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+1 347-689-4211
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were already fans of Kings County whisky when we decided to make the tour part of our anniversary celebrations, but we weren’t ready for the eye-opening history lesson we got from Lia, our tour guide. Kings County was the first distillery in Brooklyn since...More

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the tour. It starts with the history, a complete history of the distillery and prohibition times, how the founders started it all, and how it is the first distillery in NY post prohibition. Then we went to the actual factory and the guide explained...More

2  Thank Gretchen Marie C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice small tour of a local bourbon distillery. Highly recommended after a tour of the distillery everyone was invited to partake of a tasting bar.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To thank my husband for being the father of our children I decided to take him on a Dead Distillers Tour. This tour started at Green-Wood Cemetery where we learned an incredible amount of early Brooklyn history in a pleasurable way. We then had a...More

1  Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was very informative and engaging ! We had a great tasting at the end of the tour and enjoyed cocktails in the bar . The distillery and bar are located in interesting old buildings which added to the ambiance. Well worth the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the intriguing history shared to the up close and personal tour of the actual distilling area, Kings County Distillery is an amazing place to visit. The tasting part of the tour sold me on the excellence of their products. I am a fan!

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour was informative and engaging! Our tour guide was fantastic and we enjoyed the tasting at the end. The cocktail at the bar are delicious as well!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This distillery is a little neighborhood gem. What a treat to be able to get whiskey distillery tour in Brooklyn, NY. My nephew was visiting from California and we decided to take him to the tour. We all loved it. Our guide made it entertaining...More

Thank Marie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve toured my fair share of distilleries around the world, this one though, so simple, so small and so well explained. John was a fantastic host, really delves into the history of the area and showed us everything they had on offer. The standard bottles...More

Thank Phil D
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend an afternoon. Our tour guide Evan was amazing! I could have listened to him all day. The tour was very informative while at the same time extremely entertaining. His knowledge of the history of the distillery business in the...More

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