Barrels of liquor in a distillery

5 Unique Distilleries Near Hammondsport, NY

Distilleries often get confused for breweries because they serve alcohol and have big shiny vats. While a brewery brews beer a distillery distills liquor such as whiskey, scotch, or moonshine. Distilleries will often give you a tour or at least answer questions if you are interested in the process, and the distilleries near Hammondsport, NY are filled with friendly, knowledgeable experts on the process!

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our complimentary Hammondsport Destination Guide. This online guide is filled with local insight about what to do during your trip to our area. 

5 Of Our Favorite Distilleries Near Hammondsport, NY

1. Krookid Leyk Distilling

Krookid Leyk Distilling is located at 14322 NY-54 in Hammondsport, NY. It is a small batch New York farm distillery that offers samples and cocktails in its tasting room. They are known for their house-made cocktails and their commitment to using only the freshest ingredients. The family owned establishment takes pride in their approach to distilling and are happy to talk about their recommendations for your tasting pleasure!


BARRELHOUSE 6 DISTILLERY is located at 9558 Middle Rd in Hammondsport, NY. This distillery specializes in making booze and having fun while doing good for the community. They are known for their commitment to sustainability and creating high quality products with locally sourced ingredients.

3. Barrington Distillers

Barrington Distillers is located on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail in Hammondsport, NY. This distillery specializes in producing small batch spirits that are handcrafted with local ingredients from the Finger Lakes region. Try the limoncello you will not be disappointed!

4. The O’Begley Distillery

The O’Begley Distillery is located on Seneca Lake in nearby Dundee, NY. This distillery specializes in producing traditional Irish style whiskey using high quality ingredients. They are known for their unique flavor profiles and commitment to quality craftsmanship as well as being environmentally conscious by using sustainable practices whenever possible.

5. Urbana Hill Distilling

Urbana Hill Distilling is located on Main Street in Campbell, NY about 25 minutes away from Hammondsport. This distillery specializes in producing small batch spirits made using 100% locally sourced ingredients. They are known for their  “Feed the Plow” moonshine which they produce using their “field to flask” approach to distilling. The owners know their alcohol and are always happy to explain the secrets behind their liquor.

Stay Near the Best Distilleries in the Finger Lakes

The Hammondsport Hotel is within driving distance of all these Finger Lakes distilleries. So, you don’t have to just pick one to visit during your trip! Be sure to make a list of your must-visit distilleries before you arrive so you can focus on enjoying your vacation!

After your visit, bring a bottle of your favorite vintage back to the Hammondsport Hotel. We offer four accommodation types including Standard 2 Queen Rooms2 Queen SuitesStandard King Rooms and King Suites. Overnight stays at our hotel in Hammondsport, NY, also includes complimentary hotel amenities.  

Check our availability to start planning your trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York!