About Us

The Catoctin Creek Family

Great Seal of Catoctin Creek - SIC SEMPER SECALES
SIC SEMPER SECALES®

Founded in 2009

Catoctin Creek® Distilling Company was founded by Becky and Scott Harris in 2009 as the first legal distillery in Loudoun County since before Prohibition. We are located in Purcellville, Virginia, in the heart of the Loudoun Valley. Loudoun County, often called D.C.'s Wine Country, is home to more than twenty vineyards and wineries, and it now has a distillery.

The name "Catoctin" is a regional name. Pronounced Ka-TOCK-tin, the name derives from the Indian tribal name "Kittocton" which, legend has it, meant "place of many deer". Catoctin describes a range of mountains and the creek which flows picturesquely into the Potomac River and Chesapeake Watershed.

At Catoctin Creek, we believe in high quality food and spirits. Organic means higher quality: grain and fruit, sourced locally when possible, free of pesticides and chemical additives that would come through in the spirits we produce. Sure, it is more difficult to produce organically, but the results speak for themselves.

Sic semper secales! ® Thus always to rye!

Latest News

August 2015 News

Welcome to August! Greetings, Catoctin Creek Nation!  August is now upon us, and we've changed up the cocktails again in the tasting room!  Going with the "Dog Days of Summer" theme...

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Watershed Gin featured in Boise Weekly

Tara Morgan of Boise Weekly, along with a panel of tasters, reviewed three small batch gins, and Watershed Gin was one of them: Distilled in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains...

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Catoctin Creek Now Available in North Ca…

July 9, 2015, Purcellville, VA – Catoctin Creek is now available in North Carolina, and will soon be available at fine restaurants, bars, and retail ABC stores throughout the state. "We...

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Contact Us

Catoctin Creek Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distillery
120 W Main St
Purcellville, VA 20132

Tel (540) 751-8404


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Latest Events

BUNCEAROO Presents! Justin Jones & Josiah Early! Live at Catoctin Creek!

An Intimate Evening with Justin Jones & Josiah Early! Nestled in the distillery, enjoy a one-of-a-kind event with great music in a fantastic venue. What: BUNCEAROO Presents! Justin Jones & Josiah Early Where: Catoctin Creek Distillery120...

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BUNCEAROO Presents! Griffin House and This Frontier Needs Heroes! Live at Catoct…

An Intimate Evening with Griffin House and This Frontier Needs Heroes! Nestled in the distillery, enjoy a one-of-a-kind event with great music in a fantastic venue. What: BUNCEAROO Presents! Griffin House and This...

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Cocktail Dinner at Vermillion

Meet Catoctin Creek at a Four Course Dinner in Alexandria Scott and Becky will join the wonderful staff at Vermillion for a four-course dinner (including dessert) at Vermillion.  Dinner kicks...

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