• 1607

    In 1607, colonists in Jamestown, Virginia, began distilling rye whisky.

  • 1790

    By 1790, rye whisky was the most popular spirit in America.

  • 1800s

    Throughout the 1800s, rye whisky was the spirit of choice in cocktails.

  • 2000

    And in 2000, nobody knew any of this.

  • 2009

    In 2009, Scott & Becky brought back 400 years of Virginia rye history...

  • Today

    ...in every bottle they make.

    Catoctin Creek
    The Virginia Rye Whisky™

Our Products

Enjoy learning more about our full range of products, including Roundstone Rye whisky, Rabble Rouser Bottled in Bond rye whisky, Watershed Gin, and various seasonal products, all produced from highest quality local ingredients.

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Tours and Tastings!

 

Join us for a tasting flight of whiskey, brandy, gin, or cocktails. Tours occur on the hour each day.  You can even buy a bottle or two while you're here!

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Cocktails!

We have several hundred cocktail recipes using our delicious spirits. From traditional pre-Prohibition cocktails to sleek modern cocktails, there's something for everyone! Click here to learn more.

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Latest News

AP: American distillers look to rebuild business in Europe

The EU tariffs on American whiskey are finally gone!  After three long years, we can now compete on a fair basis of free trade.  Bruce Schreiner writes for the Associated Press: With the trade barrier coming down, Catoctin Creek Distillery in...

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Whiskey Vault has fun and reviews Cask Proof rye

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Scott Harris talks GWAR collaboration on Distill & Disrupt

Check out Scott Harris talking on episode 4 of the Distill and Disrupt podcast.  Here he is talking about the GWAR collaboration and how we came to bottle whisky for the heavy metal band.  Listen on Spotify, here.

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Contact Us

Catoctin Creek Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distillery
120 W Main St
Purcellville, VA 20132

Tel +1-540-751-8404

catoctincreek.com

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Latest Events

Catoctin Creek Bottling Workshop

  DEC 12   Bottling Workshop 10:00am—12:00pm Catoctin Creek Distilling Company will conduct one of our famous Bottling Workshops!  Here's your chance to volunteer and learn how to bottle, cap, seal, and label Roundstone Rye. Get...

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Holiday Dinner at the Distillery, with cocktails and more!

  DEC 17   Holiday Dinner at the Distillery 7:00pm—9:30pm Join us for our annual Holiday Dinner!  Dinner will be a four-course affair, using seasonal produce and local suppliers, prepared by Chef Justin Garrison, who is widely...

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The Art of the Cocktail - The Online Class with Scott Harris

  JAN 7 Art of the Cocktail Class – 2022 ONLINE! 7:00pm—9:00pm AS FEATURED IN THE WASHINGTON POST!  In this series, I will be reprising the history of the cocktail from 1806 to modern times...

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