• 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

Catoctin Creek - Best of Virginia 2022

Once again, Catoctin Creek has been awarded #1 BEST OF VIRGINIA for Distillery in Northern Virginia in Virginia Living magazine! Nestled* on the banks of its namesake creek, Catoctin opening in 2009 as the first legal distillery in Loudoun County since...

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American Whiskey: Profile on Catoctin Creek

Maggie Kimberl of American Whiskey magazine recently caught up with Becky Harris for an update on the distillery: MK: Catoctin Creek whiskeys have garnered some major accolades over the years. What are you most proud of? RH: This is a really challenging...

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The Spirits Business: Ten female-founded spirits brands

Nice to see Becky included in The Spirits Business roundup of ten female-founded spirits brands on International Women's Day. Becky Harris co-founded Catoctin Creek Distilling Company in Virginia with her husband Scott in 2009. Based in Loudoun County in the north...

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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

  JUL 16   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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The Art of the Cocktail - The Online Class with John Shope

  Every Fri Art of the Cocktail Class – 2022 Summer Series 7:00pm—9:00pm AS FEATURED IN THE WASHINGTON POST!  Starting July 22, and for six weeks every Friday, John Shope, our Virginia Sales Manager, will...

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Fall Dinner at the Distillery - Chef Tarver King

  SEP 2   Dinner at the Distillery with Chef Tarver King 7:00pm—9:30pm BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  In March, this dinner sold out in a few days! Join us for our fall dinner at the distillery with...

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