Tours and Retail Shop

Experience Durham Distillery Spirits with Tours, Cocktail Classes and Retail 

Our tasting room is open for our walk in Quick Tour option on Fridays and Saturdays from 2 - 8 PM and Sundays from 12 - 5 PM, Behind the Scenes Tours are available on Fridays at 6 PM, Saturdays at 4 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM.  Private tours are also an option. 

Behind the scenes tour

Behind the Scenes Tour

Behind the Scenes Tours are back with a few different options! 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 6 PM on Friday, 4 PM on Saturdays and 3 PM on Sundays.  We are still limiting tour capacities to 10 people per tour and they do tend to sell out fast.   

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. 

Durham County currently has a mask mandate in effect.  In accordance with local mandates, we require all guests to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.  

Private Tours

Private Tours

Sample Durham Distillery spirits while learning about how they are made on a private 1-hour behind-the-scenes tour. Tours include a branded shot glass and a complimentary draft cocktail. Private tours are for up to 15 people, additional guests may be added up to 20 people total.

Monday - Thursday: $500 + $25 per additional guest
Friday: $600 + $30 per additional guest
Saturday (7pm tour time only): $750 + $35 per additional guest

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

2022 Cocktail Classes Available!

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 2022 series, we'll explore the basic building blocks of classic cocktails and then expand into the modern twist spins. 

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