Looking for a day away from sunshine and sandy beaches? Or perhaps a night out with friends or a significant other? Maybe you’re looking for something to do on a gray day at the shore? We’ve got the perfect answer: experience Cape May County’s local hops, grapes and spirits! The Jersey Cape’s local breweries, wineries and distilleries each have their own unique flare, making for a one-of-a-kind experience at each. Tour the facilities and talk to the experts to learn how beer, wine and spirits are made. Send your palate on a journey with tastings, and bring your favorite flavor home in a growler or bottle!
Experience handcrafted spirits from the Cape at Cape May Distillery, which was the first distillery in the area. The distillery’s hands-on process uses local ingredients sourced in the state of New Jersey. The story of Cape May Distillery began when a group of individuals decided to invest in a new and exciting craft liquor industry. Through hard work and the help of others who shared this dream, Cape May Distillery was born with its goal to give the highest quality natural products for the most reasonable price.
Throughout the years, Cape May Distillery has mastered its distilling and blending processes to create unforgettable flavor profiles. During your tasting experience, the staff at Cape May Distillery will invite you to a complimentary tasting of all of their products before sitting down in the tasting room for signature cocktails that bring out the best of these handcrafted spirits. Try the Drunken Peanut Butter Cup or the Dirty Shirley, both made with Cape May Distillery’s popular Sandcastle Vodka.
In addition, other varieties such as Beach Rum, Barrel Rum, Toasted Coconut Rum, Strawberry Banana Rum, Prohibition Gin and Back Bay Straight Bourbon Whiskey are available for your tasting pleasure. All varieties are produced, blended, and bottled in Cape May County. Cape May Distillery has a full cocktail menu, so you can try them all and leave with your favorite!
Come learn all about the distilling and blending process during a tour of Cape May Distillery, then take a seat at the bar and sample the distillery’s varieties. Check out their website or Facebook page for their live entertainment, then head over to Instagram to see all the delicious cocktails and plan your next drink order!
Cape May Distillery
371 Rt. 47 S., Cape May Court House
(609) 305-4853; capemay-distillery.com