Certified Organic & Kosher

Certified Organic

Catoctin Creek is certified organic by Pennsylvania Certified Organic.

USDA OrganicWhy organic? Our organic spirits, and the ingredients that go into them, are free from synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers--chemicals which would come through in the distillates we produce.  The water we use is filtered for purity. We are independently inspected each year to ensure our compliance with regulations governing the production of organic food.

In short, the organic label guarantees you a high level of transparency and accountability in how we produce our spirits. It underscores our commitment to providing you the highest quality spirits and to protecting and restoring our environment.

Nutrition LabelAt Catoctin Creek, we are proud to offer one of the nation’s only lines of organic spirits. If you have any questions concerning our organic certification, please contact us.  Nutrition Facts for all of our products are available by clicking the image to the right.

Certified by PCOOur certifier, Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) assures the integrity of organic agricultural products through education, inspection, and certification of growers, processors and handlers. PCO is a USDA-accredited organic certifying agency that educates and certifies growers, processors and handlers of organic crops, wild crops, livestock and livestock products in Pennsylvania and adjoining states. PCO is also accredited under International Standards Organization (ISO) Guide 65 and the Conseil des Appellations Agroalimentaires du Québec.

Organic certificate can be downloaded here.


Certified Kosher

Catoctin Creek® is certified Kosher by the Star-K certification agency. Certification includes Catoctin Creek Organic Mosby's Spirit, Organic Roundstone Rye Whisky (including the Cask Proof version), Organic Watershed Gin, Short Hill Mountain peach brandy, and Pearousia pear brandy, which all bear the Star-K certification mark.

Star-K CertifiedKosher certification is performed under the rabbinical supervision of Rabbis Moshe Heinemann and Eliyahu Shuman, who are among the world's foremost experts on Jewish law and kashrus, and Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, editor of Star-K’s quarterly journal, Kashrus Kurrents, and an expert on liquors and industrial kashrus.

We are proud to offer one of the nation’s only lines of Kosher spirits, and we are honored to be affiliated with Star-K who share our philosophies concerning quality organic and kosher foods, and stewardship of the planet we all share. If you have any questions concerning our Kosher certification, please contact us.

Kosher certificates can be downloaded here.


We're Vegan Too!

For those who keep a vegan diet, we occasionally get the question, "Are your products vegan?"

Yes, our products, are vegan. We use no animal-derived ingredients, nor any animal by-products for filtering or refining our product.

Sometimes, the question of yeast arises. Yeast is required in all fermented beverages, including beer, wine, kombucha, and of course, whiskey, gin and brandy. The yeast organism (Saccharomyces sp.) is a eukaryotic micro-organisms of the fungi kingdom, which means it is neither plant nor animal.  More about that here.

In short, if you can eat mushrooms, you can drink fermented beverages on a vegan diet.

Latest News

July 2015 News

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Roundstone Rye reviewed in Wine Enthusia…

We were delighted to receive a review in the recent issue of Wine Enthusiast for Roundstone Rye.  The bottle reviewed was submitted over 2 years ago, so we almost forgot...

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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

Whiskey School at Monk's BBQ

Catoctin Creek's Scott Harris will teach about How Whiskey Came to America:  Scotch and Irish Whisk(e)y After the last SOLD-OUT session of whiskey school, you'll want to join Scott Harris, founder...

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Chad Robinson, Brand Ambassador of Catoctin Creek

Join us in welcoming Chad Robinson as our guest bartender in July!  Chad will be slinging the cocktail shakers behind the bar on Saturday, July 11, from noon til dusk. ...

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Catoctin / Caledonia Dinner at Kybecca

Catoctin Creek's Scott & Becky Harris and Justin Gellert from Caledonia Spirits host dinner at Kybecca! Six tasting courses to be paired with 6 half cocktails (3 featuring Caledonia Spirits, 3...

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