Still on the Hill Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival
Soon, the quaint town of Breckenridge is hosting the 9th annual Still on the Hill Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival this October 18-20, 2019. First, Colorado made its mark in producing some higher quality brews. Next, Breckenridge is relishing in the trend of creating high-quality, small-batch, artisan spirits. The distillers use farm fresh ingredients and high country water. We can savor hand-crafted whiskeys, rums, vodkas, gin, and liquors. The Still on the Hill Craft Spirits Festival is all about celebrating these local distilleries and their smooth creations. By the way, this year the grand tasting has 36 distilleries. The first year only produced 10 distilleries.
As a result, Breckenridge is home to the highest altitude registered distillery in the world at 9,600 feet! Breckenridge Distillery has mastered the Breckenridge Bourbon which is one of the top 3 bourbons in the U.S. Melting snow, which filters through dolomite, limestone, and quartz from the slopes above is the water source. This mineral-rich water is ideal for proofing all Breckenridge Distillery spirits. Their favored product being a blended bourbon whiskey, a high-rye mash American-style whiskey. Their awards include Bourbon of the Year in 2011 at the International Wine & Spirits Competition and Best American Blend Whiskey in 2016 from World Whiskies Awards.
Find the Still on the Hill Breckenridge Craft Spirit Festival schedule here. These events include a walk through history, Saloon Tour, open house and 3-course dinner, scavenger hunt and craft cocktails, better bitters workshop, the art of mixology and the grand tasting.
Join us in Breckenridge for the weekend. In conclusion, this event will keep your spirits high and bodies warm sipping on these fine-crafted artisan liquors, gins, and whiskeys. A unique Colorado festival of its own, learn about the diversity in distilling which Colorado is quickly becoming famous for producing.
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