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Great stop

Got a Groupon for this place while we were on vacation. Great stop. The tour was fun and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Mary Elizabeth M
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Bayonne
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Great tour and tasting!

Had a really great visit to NED! Bennett was so knowledgeable about the process and products, and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
amkorwan
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Reading, Massachusetts
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Come by for a free tour and tasting! Portland Maine's first distillery since Prohibition, New England Distilling produces premium small batch spirits using local ingredients. 100% of our spirits are mashed, fermented, and distilled at our...more
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Got a Groupon for this place while we were on vacation. Great stop. The tour was fun and informative and our guide Jean was great! We really enjoyed it greatly!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary Elizabeth M
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The rum was the spirit they have. The bourbon was just too sweet. They didn't have cocktails when we wentMore

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 715autumnm
Tim F, Owner at New England Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Autumn, Thanks for visiting New England Distilling! Glad you liked our rum, and yes, bourbon tends to be sweeter than other spirits. Next time you visit, be sure to check out our tasting room at 1 Industrial Way, where we would be happy to...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had a really great visit to NED! Bennett was so knowledgeable about the process and products, and answered every question we had. Spirits were smooth and delicious. Cheers!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amkorwan
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I went on one of the hottest days this summer which was not very smart of me, there is no AC just fyi. When i showed up there was people leaving and i got an individual tour! The girl was really nice and informative. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank courtneyf522
Tim F, Owner at New England Distilling, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Courtney, So sorry about the gnats! We will certainly keep an eye on that water jug. We're glad that you enjoyed the tour, despite the heat. Cheers!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I've enjoyed this distillery's Gunpowder Rye for a number of years, but I took a tour there in June and got a sample of their new bourbon. It is outstanding. I only purchased 2 bottles because we were taking a flight home. Next year, I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I would definitely go again. We weren’t rushed and very detailed on the different processes of spirits. I love the challenge of trying to recognize the smells in the different samples of spices and herbs. I wish I would have bought a bottle of each.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful visit to New England Distillery. The staff was very welcoming and Jean gave our group of 5 a great tour. Enjoyed everything we tried and took 3 bottles home with us! Would come again!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 5 and our tour guide Jean was tremendous. It’s a cool place where they still honor the history of the spirits and don’t cut corners in the distilling process. Would definitely recommend a visit and definitely would advise to purchase...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dlyons891
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Thanks alot to Ned who actually got me in after seeing that I was looking by the window 1h30 before they actually opened. So at 10h30 am I had a private tour including brewing and distilling explantions and tastings. It was awesome! Ned even lifted...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DavidProulx
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The tour was very intimate and informative. The staff here and at the Tasting Room were very friendly and the gin, rum, rye, and bourbon were great. Very close to the breweries and worth a stop in!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CarlynW19
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No, it's free! All of the brewery/ distillery tours are free in the area.
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