Awards & Accolades

Medals

Reviews

Green Biz Platinum

Wizards of Whisky Gold Virginia Distiller of the Year Artisan Awards Gold The Fifty Best Gold The Fifty Best Gold Green Business Gold 2013 Good Food Awards Gold Seal

Wizards of Whisky Silver Mosby's Spirit strongly recommended at USC in 2011 Watershed Gin takes silver medals at the NYISC in 2010 Roundstone Rye and Mosby's Spirit take silver medals at the NYISC in 2010 Roundstone Rye and Mosby's Spirit take silver medals at the NYISC in 2010 Roundstone Rye takes bronze medal for rye whiskey at ADI in 2011

Mosby's Spirit takes bronze medal for unaged whisky at ADI in 2011 Mosby's Spirit takes bronze medal for unaged whisky at ADI in 2010 Roundstone Rye Cask Proof takes bronze medal for rye whisky at ADI in 2013 Roundstone Rye takes bronze medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2013 New York International Spirits Competition Bronze

Washington Post Editors' Pick Virginia's Finest

"Everything they do seems to be imbued with same sense of effortless innovation and unassuming elegance."
MicroShiner, February 2015

"While many craft spirits claim the title of 'handmade,' Catoctin walks the walk with its line of whiskeys, gins, and brandies"
Southern Living, January 2015

"While gins can be all over the map these days, Watershed comes across with clear focus. Beautiful juniper nose and taste, with practically no alcohol harshness... Incredibly balanced... I just wanted to sit back and enjoy it."
Forbes, January 2015

"You can't ever go wrong with Catoctin Creek."
Men's Journal, September 3, 2014

"That's how rye is made."
The Washington Post, September 11, 2014

"Hands down the best white [whiskey] I've ever tasted!"
American Craft Spirits

"A beautiful unaged whisky" ... "Especially recommended"
— Jason Wilson, Washington Post

"A vibrant flavor, fresh on the palate. There's some juicy banana on the finish and a nice velvety mouthfeel."
— Max Watman, author Chasing the White Dog and Liquor.com contributor

"A gentleman's moonshine."
Beverage Testing Institute

"Becky makes some of the sharpest cuts for the cleanest liquor in the industry."
Proof 66

"There are some American whiskies I would sip on every day if I could... Catoctin Creek Rye"
— Joshua Hatton, Jewish Single Malt Whisky Society

Product Awards

Company Awards

  • GOLD - Wizards of Whisky World Awards 2015 - Roundstone Rye "Cask Proof"
  • GOLD - Artisan Awards 2014 - Roundstone Rye "92 Proof"
  • GOLD - The Fifty Best, Best Rye Whiskey 2014 - Roundstone Rye "92 Proof"
  • GOLD - Good Food Awards 2013 - Roundstone Rye
  • GOLD - The Fifty Best, Best Rye Whiskey 2012 - Roundstone Rye
  • GOLD - Beverage Testing institute (91 points, Exceptional) - Watershed Gin
  • SILVER - Wizards of Whisky World Awards 2015 - Roundstone Rye "92 Proof"
  • SILVER - New York International Spirits Competition 2011 - Watershed Gin
  • SILVER - The Fifty Best - Watershed Gin
  • SILVER - BEST IN CATEGORY - American Distilling Institute 2011 - Roundstone Rye
  • SILVER - New York International Spirits Competition 2010 - Mosby's Spirit
  • SILVER - New York International Spirits Competition 2010 - Roundstone Rye
  • SILVER - Beverage Testing Institute (87 points, Highly Recommended) - Roundstone Rye
  • SILVER - Beverage Testing institute (85 points, Highly Recommended) - Mosby's Spirit
  • VERY GOOD - Ultimate Spirits Challenge by F. Paul Pacult (87 points, Strong Recommendation) - Mosby's Spirit
  • BRONZE - New York International Spirits Competition - Roundstone Rye
  • BRONZE - American Distilling Institute Spirits Competition 2013 - Roundstone Rye Cask Proof
  • BRONZE - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2013 - Roundstone Rye
  • BRONZE - BEST IN CATEGORY - American Distilling Institute 2011 - Mosby's Spirit
  • BRONZE - American Distilling Institute Whiskey Competition 2010 - Mosby's Spirit
  • 89 POINTS - Tasting Panel Magazine - Mosby's Spirit
  • 80 POINTS - Whisky Advocate Magazine - Roundstone Rye
  • VIRGINIA'S FINEST - Roundstone Rye, Mosby's Spirit, Watershed Gin

 

Latest News

March 2015 News

February...ugh!  Glad that's over! Enough of all this snow... bring on the spring!! Despite the dreary weather, February was a pretty good month for us.  We announced our release of the Barrel Aged...

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Press Release: Catoctin Creek now avail…

Arriving in March, 2015 in the Golden State. February 23, 2015, Purcellville, VA – Catoctin Creek expanded its distribution into California through JVS Imports, a wine and spirits importer and wholesaler...

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SmokyBeast Reviews Single Cask Nation Ca…

The folks over at SmokyBeast got their hands on a bottle of Single Cask Nation Catoctin Creek Rye, a private barrel expression we released only through SCN, and I believe...

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Contact Us

Catoctin Creek Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distillery
120 W Main St
Purcellville, VA 20132

Tel (540) 751-8404

Latest Events

Release Info and Launch Party: Pearousia Barrel "Old Tom" Watershed Gi…

Catoctin Creek is pleased to announce the limited release of our Pearousia Barrel "Old Tom" style Watershed Gin.  We took our regular, award-winning Watershed Gin, and set some aside for...

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Catoctin Creek Pairing Dinner at Trummer's on Main

Following the HUGELY POPULAR James Beard Dinner in 2014! In 2014, Trummer's played host to six rising star Virginia chefs recently acknowledged by the James Beard Foundation.  Six chefs came together...

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War Shore Oyster and Cocktail Pairing

Virginia Oysters and Virginia Cocktails, a perfect pairing! BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! Join us at the distillery on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30pm to 8pm as Brad Blymier, founder of War Shore...

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