Making Rum with Waterpocket Distillery


Perfecting the art of craft distilling techniques using herbal infusions creates the unique and playful liquors produced by Waterpocket Distillery in Salt Lake City. Named for the Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef National Park, a quintessentially Utah landscape and national treasure. A wild and remote place, it attracts adventurers prepared to step away from the safe and ordinary.

Waterpocket’s house white rum, Blanco, is fermented, batch distilled and hand bottled using U.S. grown and refined Turbinado sugar and Blackstrap molasses. Take a tour of the making’s of Blanco Rum with Waterpocket Distillery’s owner Alan Scott below.

You can find the full library of Waterpocket Distillery House Spirits and their Botanical Liquors, Long Lost and Toadstool, at state liquor stores. Or visit the distillery and take a tour of the distillery and tasting room for your own unique adventure. Their motto is “open wild.” Prepare to be challenged and delighted.

Waterpocket Distillery

2084 W 2200 S
West Valley City, UT

Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday-Tuesday Closed 

P (385) 202-5725
F (801) 880-2598

Schedule a tour and see how Waterpocket distills your favorite recipes. Tours are by appointment only.


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Eat, ride, sleep, rinse, repeat. That is Meghan's motto. If you don't spy her at a local Park City restaurant photographing, eating then blogging about an amazing local eatery, you will find her horsing around with her little Mustang pony Napoleon and black lab Dakota. A 30 year local, Meghan loves to follow the ever-evolving epicurean culture of Park City and the surrounding areas.

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