Litchfield Hills Train Experience – Spirit Tasting


The Railroad Museum of New England is proud to announce its latest offering, new for 2019, the Litchfield Hills Train Experience – Spirit Tasting. This new event offers an experience like no other with a train ride through the scenic Naugatuck River valley and a different spirit tasting every month.

Each train ride will consist of an appetizer buffet along with the first tasting starting at 5pm at the historic Thomaston Station. Upon departure at 6pm, the second tasting will be served along with some paired snacks as the train whisks you up the valley, over the Thomaston Dam, and through the woods towards East Litchfield. Arrival in East Litchfield will consist of yet another spirit tasting as the train crew prepares to head back down the valley to Fascia’s chocolate factory, where a forth tasting will be served and all passengers will receive a sampler box of 4 chocolates made by Fascia’s chocolate. A final tasting will be served upon departure of Fascia’s with paired snacks as guests enjoy the ride back to the historic Thomaston Station. Dessert, coffee, and water will be served upon arrival back at Thomaston Station

The spirits schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday, July 20th – Craft Beer Tasting
    • Menu: Hot Dogs, Hamburg’s on site, Beans, Macaroni Salad
  • Saturday, September 21st – Bourbon Tasting
    • Menu: BBQ Pulled Pork, Ribs, Chicken, Salads
  • Saturday, October 19th – Tequila Tasting
    • Menu: Mexican Fare – Chili, Tacos, Tostadas, Quesadillas, Enchiladas, Pinto Bean Salsa Salad, Yellow Rice, Salsa, and Chips

Tickets: $82

**Please note, this event is for adults ages 21 and over**
****Schedule and Menu will be adhered to as closely as possible, but are subject to change if necessary. All tickets are non-refundable and non exchangeable. This event is not handicap accessible. For other questions please refer to our FAQ page or email us at info@rmne.org****
This event made possible by partnerships with local businesses including: