Pennsylvania is not only known for producing award-winning brews and wines, but also expertly-crafted distilled spirits, many of which are made with the agriculture grown right here in the Keystone State. Explore one of these craft distilleries while enjoying scenic views of the Pennsylvania landscapes of which they’re made.
Blackbird Distillery creates a variety of old-fashioned moonshine. With more than 10 varieties ranging from peach and pineapple to root beer and traditional American shine, there’s a taste for everyone to enjoy. Visitors can explore the distillery to sample various moonshines, as well as smoked meats made with their homemade pepper mixes and seasonings.
CJ Spirits is located along scenic Route 6, at the southern tip of the Allegheny Reservoir, and is northwestern Pennsylvania’s first craft distillery. Spirits are hand crafted using fresh local ingredients, pure “Allegheny Mountain” spring water, and state-of-the-art distillery equipment. Owners Sam Cummings and Tom Jones use time honored methods to craft the finest of spirits — Whiskey, Gin, Rum, or Rocksov, a small batch vodka made from rye grain. In the tasting area, sample the selection of spirits while enjoying homemade appetizers, soups, salads and sandwiches. Take a tour. Check out the 300 gallon Artisan Hybrid still and learn the process of making spirits. Shop the retail area for home bar accessories, mixers, hats, apparel and a wide variety of gift items.
3 Nittany Mountain Distillery
Combining pure Nittany Mountain spring water and the finest local ingredients, Nittany Mountain Distillery makes ultra premium, craft-distilled spirits in the heart of central Pennsylvania and in the shadow of Nittany Mountain. In the tradition of Pennsylvania’s small batch, back woods distillers of the past, we are pleased to introduce Nittany Mountain Moonshine, No Wait Whiskey and Nittany Mountain Distillery Bourbon. The ultimate gentleman’s or gentlewoman’s sipping spirits, Nittany Mountain spirits are also at home in the company of your favorite mixer.