Vermont Distillers

Vermont is home to a thriving spirits industry. Our in-state distillers are producing a wide variety of products from vodka and maple liqueurs to gin and rye whiskey. Many of them are winning national acclaim and international awards for their fine quality and appealing flavor.


If you would like to sample some of these locally-made spirits, check our calendar of tasting events for locations, times, and products at:


A number of the distilleries have their own tasting rooms where the products they make can be sampled and purchased. You may also find local distillers at farmers’ markets, special events, or festivals around the state.


Here is a list of licensed distillers within the state, including links to their websites. Those with tasting rooms are noted, along with their hours of operation:


American Crafted Spirits
3 Artisans Way
Windsor, VT 05089
(802) 674-4220
Tasting Room Hours: 11-5 Thurs-Mon (closed Tues and Wed) at the distillery in Windsor
Appalachian Gap Distillery
88 Mainelli Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 989-7362
Tasting Room Hours: To open this Memorial Day weekend at the distillery in Middlebury


Boyden Valley Spirits
70 VT Rte 104
Cambridge, VT 05444
(802) 685-7724
Tasting Room Hours: 10-5 Daily (January 1 – April 31st only open weekends)


Caledonia Spirits Inc.
46 Buffalo Mountain Commons Drive
Hardwick, VT 05843
(802) 472-8000
Tasting Room(s) Hours: 10-5 Mon-Sat at the distillery in Hardwick

Ferrisburgh Tasting Room, 2777 VT Route 7, Ferrisburgh (old Honey Gardens honey house), (802) 324-0354, 10-6 Fri & Sat


Dunc’s Mill
622 Keyser Hill Road
St. Johnsbury, VT 05861
(802)  745-9486


Elm Brook Distillery
250 Elm Brook Road
East Fairfield, VT 05448
(802) 782-5999


Flag Hill Farm
PO Box 31,
Vershire, VT 05079
(802) 685-7724


GoAmericaGo Beverages (makers of WhistlePig Whiskey)
2139 Quiet Valley Road
Shoreham, VT 05770
(802) 897-7700


Green Mountain Distillers
192 Thomas Lane
Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253-0064


Honora Winery
1950 Collins Road
Jacksonville, VT
Tasting Room(s) Locations and Hours (only wine at this time – no spirits): Jacksonville Tasting Room, 201 Vermont Route 112, Jacksonville, 802-368-2226, 11-5 Wed–Sun  (Closed on Mon. & Tues.)

Manchester Tasting Room, 3609 Main Street, Manchester Center, 802-362-8008, 11-7 Sun–Sat


Independent Brewers United (a.k.a. Magic Hat)
5 Bartlett Bay Rd.
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 862-6114


Mad River Distillers
156 Cold Springs Farm Rd. 
Warren, Vermont 05674
(802) 496-6973
Tours and Tastings: 1pm-3pm Fri and Sat and by appointment at the distillery in Warren
Tasting Room Location and Hours: 8 VT Rt 17 (corner of Rt 100 and 17), Waitsfield, 12pm-6pm Wed-Sun, (802) 496-3330


Putney Mountain Winery
8 Bellows Falls Road
Putney, VT 05346
Tasting Room(s) Locations and Hours: 10-5 Daily at the winery In Basketville

Quechee Tasting Room, 5573 Woodstock Road, Quechee (inside the Cabot Store), (802) 295-5335, 11–5 Thurs-Tues (June through December) and weekends and holidays (Jan through May)


Saxton’s River Distillery
485 West River Rd.
Saxton River, VT 05301
(802) 246-1128
Tasting Room Location and Hours: 485 West River Rd., Brattleboro, 9-5 Tues-Fri, 10-5 Sat


Shelburne Orchards
216 Orchard Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482
802) 985-2753
Tasting Room Hours: Seasonal Hours (end of Aug to end of Oct): 9-6 Mon-Sat, 9-5 Sun


Smugglers’ Notch Distillery
276 VT Rte 108
Jeffersonville, VT  05464
(802) 309-3077
Tasting Room Hours: 1-5 Daily


Vermont Distillers
7755 VT Rte 9 East
West Marlboro, VT 05363

(802) 464-2003

Tasting Room Hours: The distillery is the maker of Metcalfe’s Vermont Maple Cream Liqueur and Metcalfe’s Raspberry Liqueur. Although the distillery is not currently open to visitors, you can enjoy a free tasting and purchase their products at their retail tasting outlet located inside the Hogback Mountain Gift Shop located at the Hogback Mountain Scenic Overlook on Route 9 in Marlboro. Enjoy their award winning Vermont made spirits. Their friendly staff mans the tasting bar from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm daily.


Vermont Spirits
5573 Woodstock Rd
Quechee, VT 05059
(866) 99VODKA (866-998-6352)
Tasting Room Hours: 10-5 Daily