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Amazing spirits and great staff

Tried the tasting and was surprised that *everything* was incredible - the gin, whiskey, agave, and... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Ypsilanti, Michigan
via mobile
Good times

Drove to Santa Cruz (from Oakland), picked up a friend and was searching for something to do. She... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
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10 Nov 2018
“Amazing spirits and great staff”
1 Oct 2018
“Good times”
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427 Swift St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5871
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Tried the tasting and was surprised that *everything* was incredible - the gin, whiskey, agave, and aquavit. Took home a bottle of gin but would have bought more if my luggage allowed. The staff were super friendly and knew lots about each bottle. Go!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Drove to Santa Cruz (from Oakland), picked up a friend and was searching for something to do. She had been wanting to try this spot and they had a great Groupon for four people, so off we went. Disclaimer: I am not a gin drinker....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LiveInTheMoment75
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

We were talking to the bar tender at Riva about gin when he mentioned the gin tasting here. Quick Google later and we had decided it was a must. Six samples - two gin, two agarve (tequila) and two whiskey for $12. Bargain. Very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ColinandJane
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We are big fans of small batch distilleries. Even though we knew Venus did not have tastings on Thursdays, we stopped by recently to buy a few bottles of unique spirits while we were in Santa Cruz. The tasting area and retail store are very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lynn C
Reviewed January 9, 2016

We were visiting Santa Cruz and local friends brought us to Venus Spirits for tasting and a tour. The space is very small so there's really not much to tour, but the tasting was quite fun. We were given 2 agaves, 2 gins, and 1...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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