Located in Clayton, New York, Saint Lawrence Spirits is Passionate about Providing High Quality Craft Spirits Distilled with 100% Saint Lawrence River Water.

 

Saint Lawrence Spirits is family owned and operated. We take pride in our award winning spirits and diverse product line including Vodka, Gin, Absinthe, Moonshine, Whiskey and Bourbon. Our distillers are passionate about providing quality small batch craft spirits with local roots, which starts at Lucky Star Ranch, where we harvest native botanicals & raw materials from our family farm. Local farmers assist with our corn harvest and provide additional grains and raw ingredients to be distilled at Saint Lawrence Spirits. 100% of grains used to make our Moonshine, Whiskey, & Bourbon are sourced from New York State Farms, 90% from right here in Jefferson County!

Our distillery is home to a 500-gallon Vendome Copper Pot Still, designed especially for Saint Lawrence Spirits production goals of our maximum capacity of 75,000 proof gallons annually. Additionally, we have eight fermenters and a mash cooker, along with our in house bottling and packaging system. In 2018, Saint Lawrence Spirits installed a new vodka column to keep up with increased demand of clear spirits.

We are the first distillery to use St. Lawrence River water to proof down all our spirits, providing The Spirit Of The River In Every Bottle®.

A meticulously renovated & historic 1937 Manor is home to our Farm to Table restaurant,"The Château,” the Distillery, and our seasonal tasting room on the St. Lawrence River.

 

Phone

(315) 285-5224

 

Distillery & Seasonal Tasting Room Location

38289 NYS Route 12E
Clayton, NY 13624

Hours:

Thursday - Saturday: 11AM-6PM

Sunday: 11AM-5PM

Monday: 11AM -6PM


DOWNTOWN Clayton TASTING ROOM

510 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624

Hours:

Monday - Wednesday: 12PM-6PM
Thursday - Saturday: 12pm–8pm
Sunday 11am–6pm


Father & Son Distillers, Jody & Bill Garrett, founded Saint Lawrence Spirits in 2015.

Father & Son Distillers, Jody & Bill Garrett, founded Saint Lawrence Spirits in 2015.

Upcoming Events

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Distillery of the Year Party!

July 31st, 2019. 5:30-8:30PM.

Sample our Award Winning Spirits Complimented by Hors D'oeuvres by Chef Christian Ives

Live Entertainment by TRAVIS ROCCO!

FREE to the Public. Must be 21 to Enter.

 

Book a Tour!

 
 
 

Spirits

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Saint Lawrence Spirits Vodka

80 Proof. The naturally smooth mouth feel comes from our unique process, as we use St. Lawrence River Water to proof down all of our spirits; providing The Spirit of The River in Every Bottle®

 
 
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Anchored American Gin

90 Proof. Soft Juniper, Citrus, Hint of Coriander

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New York Dry Gin

90 Proof. Juniper Forward, Peppery, A Wonderfully Complex Gin

Penet Square Terrior Gin

90 Proof. Pine, Peppermint & Citrus.

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Barrel-Aged Downbound Gin

114 Proof. Navy Strength. Toasted Pine Nuts, Honeysuckle.

Barrel-Aged in Rye Knot Whiskey and Captain’s Flask Bourbon Barrels.

 
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Blanche Absinthe

130 Proof. Anise, Wormwood, Earthy

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La Fee Rouge Absinthe

130 Proof. Hibiscus, Orange, Grassy.

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Verte Absinthe

130 Proof. Mint, Lemon, Hyssop

 
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Admirals Albatross Moonshine

80 Proof. Sweet, Buttery, Smooth

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Even Keel Moonshine

80 Proof. Wheat, Rye, Peppery

 
 
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Empire Cream

35 Proof. Hazelnut, Nutmeg, Silky Vanilla. Made with Saint Lawrence Spirits Ryesing Tide Whiskey and Cream from Batavia, NY.

 
 
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Rye Knot Rye Whiskey

90 Proof. Smooth, Pepper, Ripe Fruit.

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Wheelhouse Whiskey

90 Proof. Toasted Almond, Light Smoke.

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Seasonal Icebreaker Whiskey

119.1 Proof. Butterscotch, Spice, Peanut. Distiller’s Select.

 
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Captain’s Flask Bourbon

90 Proof’. Sweet Tobacco, Cinnamon.

 
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Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon

90 Proof. Toasted Malts, Vanilla, Spice.

 

In the NEws

 
 
Saint Lawrence Spirits Awarded Distillery of the Year by New York State Distiller’s Guild

Saint Lawrence Spirits Awarded Distillery of the Year by New York State Distiller’s Guild

Saint Lawrence Spirits Brings Home 17 Medals at Great American International Spirits Competition, Earning title of New York State Distillery of the Year.

Clayton, NY - June 18, 2019 - Saint Lawrence Spirits captured many awards at the Great American International Spirits Competition this month, earning them the title of “Distillery of the Year” with the New York State Distiller’s Guild. Spirit entries from around the world competed in this years premiere competition held May 4 and 5 in Rochester, New York. A panel of experts including Master Distillers, Certified Spirit Educators, Brand Ambassadors, retailers, importers and spirit industry writers and consultants evaluated more than 300 entries.

In total, Saint Lawrence Spirits was awarded 17 medals.

Arsenal Wine & Liquor Executive Team Tasting from SLS Barrels

Arsenal Wine & Liquor Executive Team Tasting from SLS Barrels

 
The first labeled Barrel Aged Downbound Gin

The first labeled Barrel Aged Downbound Gin

Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillery Announces Arsenal Wine & Liquor’s Participation in Distillery’s Barrel Program

CLAYTON, NY -Saint Lawrence Spirits new Barrel Program has been kicked off with a collaboration with Arsenal Wine & Liquor in Watertown, NY. The executive team at Arsenal Wine & Liquor visited the Distillery on April 24th to taste samples of Saint Lawrence Spirits Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon right from the barrels and picked their favorite.

 

Gin Lovers Rejoice: Saint Lawrence Spirits Releases New Barrel-Aged, Navy Strength Gin

CLAYTON, NY - Saint Lawrence Spirits, a premium, small batch distillery located on the Saint Lawrence River in Clayton, NY, released its Navy Strength, Barrel-Aged Downbound Gin on February 1st, 2019. 

 
Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon, Icebreaker Whiskey, Straight Rye Whiskey

Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon, Icebreaker Whiskey, Straight Rye Whiskey

Saint Lawrence Spirits New Whiskey Release

CLAYTON, NY - November 15, 2018 - Saint Lawrence Spirits has just released the Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon, Icebreaker Whiskey, and Straight Rye Whiskey. These Whiskeys and Bourbon are possibly the most anticipated products since opening their doors, as they have been hibernating in barrels for two years (for almost as long as the Distillery has been up and running).

 
Saint Lawrence Spirits 400th Barrel being closed for the next two years.

Saint Lawrence Spirits 400th Barrel being closed for the next two years.

400th Barrel Filled at Saint Lawrence Spirits! 

October 5, 2018 - As Fall 2018 creeps up on the 1000 Islands region of New York, Saint Lawrence Spirits is as busy as ever - filling barrels to send into hibernation for the next year (or two!). Over Columbus Day Weekend, Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillers, Bill Garrett and Ben VanTassel, filled their 400th Barrel. 

 
Saint Lawrence Spirits Empire Cream being enjoyed on the Chateau Terrace overlooking the Saint Lawrence River.

Saint Lawrence Spirits Empire Cream being enjoyed on the Chateau Terrace overlooking the Saint Lawrence River.

Saint Lawrence Spirits Empire Cream Release

July 17, 2018 - While the Summer in Upstate New York is in full swing, Saint Lawrence Spirits put on their Santa hat and is delivering Christmas in July. They have just bottled their Award-Winning Empire Cream Whiskey, a delicious blend of their Ryesing Tide Whiskey with Upstate Cream Liqueur sourced from Batavia, NY. This delightfully warm and creamy concoction will keep excited customers cozy all winter long.

 
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Saint Lawrence Spirits Fills Their 300th Barrel

January 31, 2018 - Over the last 16 months, Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillers, Bill Garrett & Ben VanTassel, have filled 300 Barrels and they have met some very interesting characters along the way! Distilling is by no means a boring occupation and Bill and Ben have encountered some barrels with personalities of their own that keep them on their toes during their daily routine.

 

Saint Lawrence Spirits Whiskey Release

October 27, 2017 - The Fall in Upstate New York is often referred to as “Harvest Season,” farmers are harvesting corn, wineries are harvesting grapes, apples are being picked for pies, and pumpkins are being carved for Halloween. At Saint Lawrence Spirits they have harvested their very first barrels of Whiskey & Bourbon!

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Riverside Rosemary Mule

Riverside Rosemary Mule

2 oz VODKA

2 oz Grapefruit Juice

0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice

3 oz Ginger Beer

1 Sprig Fresh Rosemary

Sliced Grapefruit Optional

Fill Copper Mule with ice, Stir in ingredients. Garnish with Rosemary and Grapefruit.

 
 
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River Monster

1 oz. Saint Lawrence Spirits Verte Absinthe

1 oz. Simple Syrup

1oz. Lime Juice

Water

Stir ingredients over ice in double old fashioned glass. Top with Water. Garnish with Cucumber Slices.

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Bourbon Manhattan

2 oz. Kentucky Son Bourbon

1 oz. Sweet Vermouth

2 Dashes Angustora Bitters

Stir All Ingredients in Mixing Tin. Strain into Chilled Glass. Garnish with Cherry. Enjoy.

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Sugar Shack Gin & Tonic

2 oz. Penet Square Terrior Gin

1/2 oz. Maple Syrup

Tonic Water

Pour ingredients over ice and stir. Garnish with your favorite maple sugar candy & enjoy.

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Whiskey & Ginger

2 oz Wheelhouse Whiskey

Ginger Ale

Lime

Pour Whiskey Over Ice in Low Ball Glass. Top with your favorite Ginger Ale. Garnish with Lime & Enjoy.

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The White Cap

2 oz. Empire Cream

1 oz. Kahlua

1 oz. Vodka

Cinnamon

Shake all ingredients in mixing tin. Strain over an iced martini glass & enjoy.

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French 75

1 oz. Barreled Downbound Gin

.5 oz. Simple Syrup

1/2 Lemon, Juiced

Prosecco

Shake Gin, Simple Syrup, and Lemon Juice with ice. Strain into glass with and top with Prosecco. Garnish with Lemon Peel.

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Rye Old Fashioned

2 oz. Rye Knot Whiskey

1/2 Orange Wheel

1 Cherry

1/4 oz. Simple Syrup

Splash of Club Soda

Muddle Orange and Cherry in Rocks Glass. Add Whiskey, Simple Syrup, and Club Soda. Stir & Enjoy.

 
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Moonshine Margarita

1.5 oz. Admirals Albatross

3/4 oz. Limoncello

3/4 oz. Simple Syrup

3/4 oz. Lime Juice

Splash of Club Soda

Shake all ingredients with Ice. Rim Glass with Sugar. Strain into glass and serve.

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Shipwrecked Mule

1,5 oz Captain’s Flask Bourbon

.5 oz. Lime Juice

Your Favorite Ginger Beer.

Top with Ginger Beer in an Ice Filled Copper Cup & Enjoy.

 

WHERE TO BUY

Stop by our Distillery or Downtown Clayton Tasting Room for a tasting and a bottle (or two!) of your favorite Saint Lawrence Spirits.

If you can’t make it to us, check out our map to see the closest retailer of Saint Lawrence Spirits near you!

Can’t Find Saint Lawrence Spirits products near you? Contact us and let us know where you would like to purchase our products, or request us at your local liquor store!

 
Saint Lawrence Spirits Downtown Tasting Room

Saint Lawrence Spirits Downtown Tasting Room

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Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillery

38289 NYS Route 12E
Clayton, NY 13624

 
 

Contact Us

We want to hear from you!

Address:

38289 NYS Route 12E

Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-285-5224

Fax: 315-285-5235

Email: info@saintlawrencespirits.com

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