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Half n Half

Literally half the evening was great (the food)...the other half was poor (service). We were... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Ecanv
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Vienna, Virginia
Lively beautiful space. Attentive friendly wait staff. Food hit or miss..

I've been to Founding Farmers a few times. Everyone in my party has always been happy with both... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
NewEnglandGal
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Leesburg, Virginia
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2 Jul 2018
“Half n Half”
2 May 2018
“putrid pesto”
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Experience a special sneak peek into our small-batch distilling process. You will get a behind the scenes look into our distillery, as well as enjoy a tasting of our spirits, a cocktail, and some delicious small bites. As Founding Spirits distillery...more
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Literally half the evening was great (the food)...the other half was poor (service). We were seated twenty minutes late, The appetizers came well before the drinks ...and one of the drinks was prepared wrong. This is a mixed drink place as the wine selection was...More

Thank Ecanv
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello! I am so sorry to hear that you your entire evening wasn't enjoyable. I would be frustrated too! We are a distillery, offering free tours and tastings, and do not have appetizers or drink options aside from our spirit tastings. Would this be a...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

have visited dc many times . have enjoyed founding farmers . This restaurant should be on the no fly zone!!! the place wasn't busy yet the appetizer arrived separately i had to ask where our drinks were though could see they were waiting on a...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I've been to Founding Farmers a few times. Everyone in my party has always been happy with both food and drink. So, off we went to Founding Spirits. Wonderfully decorated. Attentive staff. But the food, hit and miss. We had the polpette (meatballs) and sticky...More

Thank NewEnglandGal
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not only do you get to taste six of their awesome spirits, but you get snacks (!!) during your tasting and top it off with a cocktail at the end in their beautiful private dining room! What's not to love? Definitely worth the $20.More

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Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi there Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your tour with us. Our General's Parlor is a beautiful, intimate setting for our tasting and never fails to offer that 'wow' factor. Offering delicious...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Cool way to experience DC. The cocktails are simply delicious and the vibe is welcoming and interesting

1  Thank kurlywithak
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere and delicious spirits. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Julie

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We love Founding Farmers and Farmers & Distillers' cocktails so when we heard that they are now distilling their own spirits and offering tours of the micro-distillery, we HAD to check it out. Of course, it didn't disappoint. Everything was perfect from start to finish....More

1  Thank elhager1123
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great tour of Founding Spirits. Lots of info with some delicious food to accompany the tastey spirits. The team was great and can't wait to come back.

Thank Logan K
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi there Logan, Thank you for reviewing Founding Spirits. We are so proud of our distillery operation and spirits, and we are thrilled you had a great time! Our team is a fun bunch, and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Julie

Reviewed 6 August 2017

My friends and I had a great time picking Bob's brain about the whole distilling process. We love whiskey so it was really cool to hear how Founding Spirits makes their's. And the tasting!!! They led us into this private dining room called the General's...More

Thank Angela P
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi there Angela, Thank you so much for taking a moment to share your experience. Bob is such a wonderful asset to our team- we also find ourselves asking him questions to become experts with the Distillery and products. The General's Parlor is a beautiful,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Founding Spirits is a great place to visit with friends. Fun, educational, and really enjoyed the house distilled beverages & we added to our brunch reservation @ Farmers & Distillers. Thumbs up all the way around !! Must try for true adult beverage lovers...

1  Thank Francis L
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi there Francis, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We are so proud of our in-house distillery and pre-prohibition style cocktails, and we are glad you enjoyed them, too! We hope that you will come join us again soon. Cheers, Julie

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