Distilling in Action

  • Details

    Take a VIP tour of Mount Vernon's Distillery and Gristmill and observe Mount Vernon's tradesmen make whiskey using the same recipe and methods as George Washington. Experience up-close and personal access to the distilling process that occurs at the Distillery only twice a year. See the mash fermented in barrels before running through the stills to make whiskey.

    Watch the water-powered mill stones grind wheat used in the mash, and follow the grain through the fascinating Oliver Evans automated mill system within the building. Enjoy a special tasting of George Washington's whiskey at the conclusion of the event!

  • Recurring weekly on Saturday until Nov 11, 2017
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Phone:
  • 703-780-2000
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  • Times:
  • From: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Price:
  • $90 per person
  • Details

    Take a VIP tour of Mount Vernon's Distillery and Gristmill and observe Mount Vernon's tradesmen make whiskey using the same recipe and methods as George Washington. Experience up-close and personal access to the distilling process that occurs at the Distillery only twice a year. See the mash fermented in barrels before running through the stills to make whiskey.

    Watch the water-powered mill stones grind wheat used in the mash, and follow the grain through the fascinating Oliver Evans automated mill system within the building. Enjoy a special tasting of George Washington's whiskey at the conclusion of the event!

Distilling in Action
  • November 4, 2017 to November 11, 2017
  • George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill
  • $90 per person
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday