Tours and Retail Shop

Experience Durham Distillery Spirits with Tours, Cocktail Classes and Retail 

Our tasting room is open for our Quick Tours option for walk ins on Fridays and Saturdays from 2 - 7 PM, Behind the Scenes Tours on Saturdays at 4 PM, and private tours by appointment. 

Behind the scenes tour

Behind the Scenes Tour

Behind the Scenes Tours are back! Join us for an hour-long tour looking at the art and science behind how Conniption Gin, Conniption Cocktails, Cold Distilled Vodka and Damn Fine Liqueurs are made while tasting along the way.  Available at 4 PM on Saturdays with a limited tour capacity of 8 people per tour. 

We are mask-friendly, which means we do not have a mask requirement, but encourage everyone to wear a mask as fits their personal risk profile.   

Quick Tours

Quick Tours do not require any reservation. These are self-guided tastings of your choice of three of our spirits for $10 with our Durham Distillery branded shot glass to take home as a souvenir. 

We are mask-friendly, which means we do not have a mask requirement, but encourage everyone to wear a mask as fits with their personal risk profile. Tasting room occupancy will be limited to 15 guests at any one time. 

Groupon holders: Groupon vouchers for Quick Tours or Behind the Scenes Tours. All Groupon vouchers will be honored regardless of expiration date. 

Private Tours

Private Tours

Come join us for a safe and fun private tour. Sample Durham Distillery spirits while learning about how they are made on a private 1-hour behind-the-scenes tour.  Afterwards, we'll revive your spirits as you relax with complimentary cocktails and charcuterie at our onsite Corpse Reviver Bar & Lounge. 

Private tours are available for groups of 2 - 8 people on Thursdays and Fridays between 4 - 6 PM.  

2-4 people: $250
5-8 people: $500

Private tours include a 1-hour distillery tour with spirits sampling and a souvenir shot glass.  Post tour, you will receive a complimentary round from our menu of cocktails, beer or wine with a cheese & charcuterie board at Corpse Reviver Bar & Lounge.

Or email us at to book your tour.

*Groupon vouchers are not valid for private tours, but will be honored for quick tours or behind-the-scenes when they restart in summer. 

Crafting Cocktail Hour - Cocktail Clas

Crafting Cocktail Hour - Cocktail Class

2021 Cocktail Classes are sold out

Our Crafting Cocktail Hour, is a hands-on class where a novice and expert can learn about, mix up and sip on cocktails. Throughout our 2021 series, we'll explore the basic building blocks of classic cocktails and then expand into the modern twist spins. 

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