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!

A meticulously renovated & historic 1937 Manor is home to our farm to table restaurant,"The Château,” and our primary tasting room on the St. Lawrence River. 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®.



(315) 285-5224


Distillery Location

38289 NYS Route 12E
Clayton, NY 13624


510 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624

Downtown Hours

Thursday & Friday 12pm–5pm
Saturday 12pm–6pm
Sunday 11am–4pm

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

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


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®


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.


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.


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

The first labeled Barrel Aged Downbound Gin

The first labeled Barrel Aged Downbound Gin

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 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.

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.



1.5 oz Anchored American Gin

.75 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice

.75 oz hibiscus and earl grey syrup (recipe below)

5-7 drops orange bitters or grapefruit Bitters

Shake in shaking tin, strain over ice in double old fashioned glass. Garnish with lemon peel or Grapefruit peel

Hibiscus and Earl Grey Syrup

Heat 2 cups water, steep 1/2 cup hibiscus flowers and 1/4 cups earl grey about 15 minutes. Strain. Stir in 2 cups sugar.



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Saint Lawrence Spirits Downtown Tasting Room

Saint Lawrence Spirits Downtown Tasting Room



Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillery

38289 NYS Route 12E
Clayton, NY 13624


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38289 NYS Route 12E

Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-285-5224

Fax: 315-285-5235

Email: info@saintlawrencespirits.com

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