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

Announcing the Winners of the Catoctin C…

Purcellville, VA, March 29, 2015 — On a crisp Sunday evening, Catoctin Creek held their event to announce the winners in the 2015 Catoctin Creek Art Contest.  A large crowd...

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Catoctin Creek Receives Awards from San …

Roundstone Rye "92 Proof" receives Silver Medal at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and 87 point rating at Ultimate Spirits Challenge   Purcellville, VA, March 28, 2015 —...

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Catoctin Creek and Boss Shepherd's on Le…

Daniel Mahdavian, from Boss Shepherd's was on Let's Talk Live yesterday talking about whiskey cocktails for St. Patrick's Day and our upcoming Catoctin Creek dinner at Boss on the 31st...

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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

Eat and Drink like a BOSS!

Catoctin dinner at Boss Shepherd's in DC In the short time that Boss Shepherd's has been open, they've already had critical acclaim, most notably from Tom Sietsema of the Washington Post...

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BUNCEAROO Presents! Ari Hest! Live at Catoctin Creek!

An Intimate Evening with Ari Hest! Nestled in the distillery, enjoy a one-of-a-kind event with great music in a fantastic venue. What: BUNCEAROO Presents! Ari Hest Where: Catoctin Creek Distillery120 W. Main St.Purcellville, Virginia When: Friday, April...

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