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George Washington’s Distillery® and Gristmill

These fully-functioning reconstructions of George Washington's Distillery® and Gristmill are located 2.7 miles from the estate’s main entrance. Tours are offered Saturdays & Sundays, April – October and are included with your Mount Vernon grounds pass. Guests can arrive for a tour at any time during operating hours.Whiskey tastings are available on Saturdays in May, June and September.View Tour InformationView whiskey tastings



5513 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309


Included with Mount Vernon grounds pass; $10 without Mount Vernon admission

Street Address

5513 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309

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At our working mill, watch the water wheel turn the mighty gears as we grind Washington's grain.

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Visit a working reconstruction of Washington's distillery where we make his whiskey today.

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Purchase George Washington's Whiskey

Distilled spirits produced at Mount Vernon are available for purchase at the Shops at Mount Vernon and online.

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Taste Our Whiskey at the Restaurant

Try a sample of Washington's whiskey at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant.

Whiskey is served at the bar and in the restaurant.

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