Blackwater Distilling

Blackwater Distilling

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In a Nutshell

Learn how the team behind all the Blackwater Distilling products makes their special spirits, from honey vodka to multiple varieties of rum

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Promotional value expires 150 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $23 for a distillery tour for two with two shot glasses and one bottle of Sloop Betty vodka to take home ($39 value)
  • $45 for a distillery tour for four with four shot glasses and two bottles of Sloop Betty vodka to take home ($78 value)

Groupon customers also receive an additional 10% off all purchases made after their tour ends.

Blackwater Distilling

There's a story that Blackwater Distilling owners and brothers Chris and Jon Cook like to tell. In 1717, a Virginia merchant ship named the Sloop Betty returned from Portugal to the Chesapeake Bay, where it was met by notorious pirate and rumored hair-dyer Blackbeard. Blackbeard's crew drank so much of the wine on board that the pirate lost control of his subordinates, who promptly sunk the ship to the bottom of the ocean. The once mighty vessel now lives on only in spirit.

Yet it's not really a surprise that the Cook brothers chose Sloop Betty as the moniker for their flagship vodka. They wanted a product that "would engender such passion" as the men on Blackbeard's crew had for their booty. Well, maybe not that much passion. But more to the point, they wanted a name that screamed Maryland and spoke to what was inside each bottle. So came forth their idea for hand-crafted wheat vodka made with Maryland water and select organic ingredients. For their Sloop Betty Honey flavored vodka, that even includes a bit of raw and unpasteurized honey sourced in Maryland. The distillery also offers tours so fans can see for themselves how the spirits are made, or even catch a glimpse of distiller Andy Keller making pots of caramel to blend into the Picaroon Maryland Gold Rum.

Customer Reviews

650 Ratings

Tour guide was very informative and funny! Great deal and lots of fun for a date day!
Elizabeth H. · 6 days ago
Outstanding organization and fabulous tour!
Gretchen S. · 6 days ago
Second time here-- great tour of facility and delicious Rum and Vodka!! Will be back!!
Liz B. · 7 days ago
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    Blackwater Distilling

    184 Log Canoe Circle

    Stevensville, MD 21666

    +14432493123

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