Painted Stave Distilling, Smyrna

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You'll find premium spirits crafted in small batches at Painted Stave Distilling, using only the best regional ingredients and mixing centuries of tradition with modern creativity and cutting-edge technology. Inside a movie theater dating back to the 1940s, the distillery offers tours and tastings, an ideal way to learn about the production process while sipping on a cocktail. Visits are limited to 20 people to ensure an intimate atmosphere and personal attention. Reservations aren't required but are recommended--use the online calendar to find a spot that suits your schedule. Those under 21 and designated drivers can receive a free tour while accompanying paying visitors. Plan your visit to Painted Stave Distilling and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Smyrna day trip planning tool .
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  • Favorite place to visit when in the area. All of the specials are well thought out and compliment the current season. This place is a must if you are in the Dover area. Owners are fantastic! Make sure...  more »
  • Me and my husband popped in one day. The bar is beautiful, the great wood detail is amazing and to see the cooper machinery they use to make such tasty spirits is fascinating. The staff was very knowl...  more »
  • We recently toured Painted Stave Distilling. The program itself was personalized and well-done, and the tasting session was very interesting, providing lots of information and a chance to taste the pr...  more »
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  • My fiancĂ© and I were thoroughly impressed by the entire experience! It was our first tour at a distillery and I'm extremely happy we were able to try some of their products! Gave me a new appreciation for liquor.
  • The tour was great and our bartender Ally(ie) was amazing! The tastings were set up so you have to use your nose and palate to enjoy the different spirits and pick out the flavors. They do not tell you which spirit you are trying until afterwards. Very enjoyable. Recommend the White Russian.
  • Been going there since they first opened. Wonderful people, exceptional spirits and unique experience. Mike's tours and Ron's tastings are worth the visit alone. If you're a tonic user, buy there tonic syrup. It is superb. Yo
  • Thanks, Painted Stave, for a fun and informative evening. The tour was fascinating, the tastings surprisingly entertaining in addition to educational and the complimentery cocktail was a bonus!
  • Place is very cool. I really enjoyed the experience.

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