McClintock Distilling to Open in Downtown Frederick, Md.

Craft Distillery Has Secured New Location on Carroll Creek

“We are so excited to start our build-out and begin the time-honored tradition of distilling spirits. Our mission from the start has been to bring innovation to the industry and to invest in the community I grew up in. We are very thankful to the City of Frederick for being so supportive of our efforts to bring distilling back to Western Maryland.” –Tyler Hegamyer, Owner, McClintock Distilling

The distillers will launch with a craft gin using Appalachian-inspired botanicals as well as a sustainably sourced white whiskey. McClintock will also be producing a bourbon and Irish-style whiskey that will be barrel-aged on site and will be available for sale in several years.

The new distillery will feature an expansive tasting room and production area. The 5,000 square foot building will also be available for booking events and receptions. Local residents are looking forward to the launch and the owners are looking forward to contributing to Frederick’s thriving small business community.

“I can’t wait to have a distillery in our city. I love drinking all the craft beer that is made here and it will be nice to have another business that represents our city and offers something fun and interesting to do on the weekends.” – Kerry Johnson, Frederick Resident

The City of Frederick amended the city code in December of 2014 to allow small craft distilleries in the downtown area, paving the way for McClintock’s new location. McClintock Distilling will join other Maryland distilleries including Lyon Distilling, Blackwater Distilling and the Baltimore Distilling Company as some of the first distilleries in the state since prohibition.

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About McClintock Distilling

McClintock Distilling, a craft distillery located in Frederick, Maryland, will be offering certified organic gins, whiskeys and small batch specialty liquors. McClintock Distilling strives to maintain a sustainable and locally sourced business with a focus on product quality, environmental impact and community betterment. McClintock Distilling is committed to bringing the McClintock experience to all of our customers through every drop. For more information please visit