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Menu OF LOCAL SPIRITS THE DEPOT CRAFT BREWERY DISTILLERY

The Depot is more than a distillery. Inside the old railway headquarters on Fourth Street, patrons can drink craft beers brewed on site and order American pub fare. As for the spirits, The Depot distills hand-crafted beverages from local ingredients with a “farm to glass” approach. The distillery recently produced the first Amer in Nevada, which is key to making a Picon Punch, the state’s unofficial drink. thedepotreno.com Location: 325 E. 4th St., Reno Types of Spirits: Amer, Bourbon, Gin, Rye, Whiskey Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays

CEMETERY GIN

Legend has it that in the mid-1800s the only way to safely drink the water in Virginia City was to mix it with two parts gin. Cemetery Gin pays homage to this lore with a spirit distilled with lavender and Nevada pine nuts. One dollar of every bottle purchased is donated to the Comstock Cemetery Foundation. cemeterygin.com Location: Distilled at Frey Ranch Estate Distillery in Fallon Where to find it: Bars throughout northern Nevada, Total Wine & More, Raley’s

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A FEW YEARS AGO, YOU C O U L D N ' T F I N D L O C A L LY DISTILLED SPIRITS IN N O RT H E R N N E VA DA . T O D AY, Y O U C A N F I N D A VA R I E T Y O F B O U R B O N S , GINS, LIQUORS, RUMS, VODKAS AND WHISKEYS EITHER MADE IN THE AREA OR CRAFTED WITH INGREDIENTS FROM THE REGION. FOR EASY REFERENCE, HERE’S A P R I M E R TO T H E VA R I E T Y O F L O C A L L I B AT I O N S YOU CAN IMBIBE.

MILL STREET STILL AND BREW

Mill Street Still and Brew is the only distillery in Nevada and one of few in the United States to use a vacuum distillation process. This process, also known as cold distillation, helps eliminate chemical reactions that cause unwanted, harsh flavors in the spirits. Mill Street also brews beers under the same roof. millstreetstillandbrew.com Location: 490 Mill Street, Reno Types of Spirits: Vodka Tastings/Tours: 1 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays – Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays

VERDI LOCAL DISTILLERY

The smallest licensed distillery in the world, Verdi Local Distillery uses its 850-square-foot space to produce a variety of flavored whiskeys and gin. Owners, Jeremy and Kate Baumann, produce each bottle by hand — including adhering the labels. The distillery offers seasonal flavors, as well as some standards including lemon whiskey, apple cinnamon whiskey, and Yeti Jackalope gin. verdilocaldistillery.com Location: 1155 Old Highway 40, Unit B, Verdi Types of Spirits: Gin, Whiskey Tastings/Tours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays – Thursdays, tasting events from 5 to 8 p.m. the first and third Friday of the month

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