Marble Distilling is the stuff of whiskey vacation dreams. The luxurious Distillery Inn, housed within the distillery, is a hidden gem, with five suites that include fireplaces and private balconies/patios, with cocktail delivery service available. Marble is a sustainable distillery, set to go net-zero this year. Efforts include a water energy thermal system that reuses the water and heat from distilling and a 100% solar-heated rickhouse. It uses only Colorado-grown grains, and Marble’s spent mash goes to local ranches for livestock feed. Products include Hoovers Revenge Ragged Mountain rye, Back Country bourbon, Fightin’—a triticale whiskey—and 5 Grain American whiskey.
Take a tour and learn more about Marble’s whiskey at its Marble Bar—aptly cut out of a nine-ton block of marble—before heading back to your room. Following Marble’s core values, rooms contain sustainable materials and products, as well as elegant finishes. Ask about the Tour and Tasting package, which wraps a private tour and tasting experience into your stay for an extra 20 bucks.
Drink this: Hoovers Revenge Fightin’
88 points, 50.5% ABV, $80
Lively with grain, cherries, bitter chocolate, and spice
Eat Here: Izakaya Carbondale
This Japanese restaurant has a nice selection of Japanese and American whiskies, of which many are from Colorado.
Stay Here: The Distillery Inn
This luxury hotel located inside Marble Distilling offers five dog-friendly rooms with fireplaces, free cruiser bikes, your own in-room Martini bar, and a private balcony or patio.
Take a Side Trip: The Distillery Inn offers free cruiser bikes for day trips and also partners with Glenwood Adventure Park, a mountaintop theme park offering cave tours and thrilling rides.