Guest Bartender Series

Andrew Shapiro from the Green Pig Bistro

Andrew ShapiroAndrew Shapiro has been a friend of the distillery for a long time.  He's worked with Chad Robinson in a number of ventures, and proudly pours our stuff at the Green Pig Bistro in Arlington, Virginia.  We are so happy to have him as our second bartender in the Guest Bartender Series.

Rye Daisy

2 oz Roundstone Rye
1 oz pine-needle honey syrup*
½ oz fresh lemon juice
2 dashes Boston Bittahs (from Bitterman's)

Stir well with ice.  Serve in a rocks glass with ice and a lemon garnish.

*Pine Needle Honey Syrup

1 cup water
1 cup sugar
4-5 pine needles

Simmer for 10 minutes.  Keep refrigerated.


Shapiro CocktailsCatoctin Stormy

2 oz Watershed Gin
1-2 dashes vanilla bitters**
House made ginger beer

Mix bitters and gin in a rocks glass on ice, top with ginger beer.

**If you're daring, try this recipe!



2 oz Mosby's Spirit
1 oz Falernum
¾ oz hibiscus-grapefruit syrup***

Stir well with ice. Serve in a rocks glass with ice.

***Hibiscus-Grapefruit Syrup

2 cups water
2 cups sugar
¾ cup dried hibiscus flowers
zest from ¼ grapefruit

Simmer for 10 minutes. Strain out flowers and zest. Keep refrigerated.

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Rabble Rouser featured in Maxim

Maxim did a story on some of the best Bottled In Bond whiskies available, and our Rabble Rouser was selected (among some very fine company, if we do say so)! Previous whiskey...

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Becky in Rachel Ray's magazine

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Catoctin Creek Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distillery
120 W Main St
Purcellville, VA 20132

Tel (540) 751-8404

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Latest Events

Holiday Dinner at the Distillery

  DEC 13   Holiday Dinner at the Distillery 7:00pm—9:00pm Join us December 13th for our annual holiday-themed dinner. We will feature a four course menu plus an amuse boushe from Justin Thyme Culinary. The theme for the...

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Catoctin Creek Bottling Workshop

  DEC 21   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 - Tour through the "Bartender's Canon"

  JAN - FEB 3-14   Art of the Cocktail Class – Tour through the "Bartender's Canon" 7:00pm—9:00pm Catoctin Creek is pleased to present, our FIFTH year of this six-part educational series on the art...

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