Looking to finish your holiday shopping with something local. Then Pennsylvania spirits are what you are looking for. Whether it is a last stocking stuffer or the centerpiece to a new bar setup, there’s something for just about everyone.
Art in the Age (Philadelphia) – This beautiful store sells everything you could need for the well appointed home bar, from cocktail books to glassware, to shakers and tins. Of course you can also leave with a bottle of a variety of spirits.
Philadelphia Distilling (Philadelphia) – Have a Bluecoat Gin super fan on your shopping list? Then this pack is right up their alley. It contains a hoody, t-shirt, candle, two tin cups, bar mat and face mask for $120.
Boardroom Spirits – Asher’s Chocolate Gift Bundle ($60), includes 750 ml bottle of Nutty Russian ready-to-drink cocktail, two rocks glasses, four Asher’s Figaro Truffle and four Espresso Truffles. Available for pickup or delivery.
Boyd & Blair (Glenshaw) – Pick any two full sized cocktails in a bottle or get a set of stocking stuffer flask bottles and play Saint Nick yourself. Shipping is a flat $10 across the state.
Eight Oaks Distillers (Tripoli) – A bottle from this farm distillery is always a worthy purchase, but we are suckers for flask bottles of to-go cocktails and these are among the most attractive out there.
Market Street Grocery (Pittsburgh) – It’s collaboration on top of collaboration! Get a box of four winter cocktails, each featuring a spirit from a Pittsburgh area distillery.
Virtual Cocktail Classes
Manatawny Still Works (Pottstown) – All of this social isolation sucks, but a virtual zoom cocktail class with Manatawny Still Works is a great way to get together safely.
Boardroom Spirits (Lansdale) – As Philadelphia magazine noted, substitute Boardroom’s Nocino for vermouth in your Negroni or Manhattan. Bottles are $39.99 and available for pickup, local delivery and shipping across Pennsylvania.
Reading Distilling Guild (Reading) – Snag a bottle of Reading’s Christmas Rum ($32.99). It’s a variation on their spiced rum with extra cinnamon and a hint of tart cherries. The tasting room is open Monday through Saturday through Christmas or you can find the rum in one of 32 Fine Wine and Good Spirits Shops across the state.
Lancaster Distilling (Lancaster) – The distillery in the Zoetropolis Cinema is offering Holiday Booze Boxes and Totes. Prices range from $45 to $118. You can pick up your purchase at the distillery or check and see if you’re in delivery range of the Booze Van.
Midstate Distillery (Harrisburg) – Get all the fixins for your favorite cocktail, whether it is a Bloody Mary, Iced Coffee with vanilla vodka and coffee liqueur, Mule or Straight Bourbon. Kits range from $26 to $44 and are available for pickup at the distillery.
New Liberty Distilling (Philadelphia) – Get the super-sexy Kinsey bottle gift pack. $59.99 for three 375 ml bottles.
Nomad Distilling Co. (Williamsport) – “Mini-nipps” is our new favorite term. These 50 ml bottles are perfect for those who like variety (or undecisive shoppers). Individual bottles are $4, four packs start at $13. Six of the ten flavors remain in stock. So order today.
Quantum Spirits (Carnegie) – Quantum’s Bridge Boxes include everything you need for some cocktails including a Quantum Spirits bottle and mixers. Boxes range from $32 to $43 and can be picked up at the distillery or shipped across PA.
Wigle Whiskey (Pittsburgh) – It’s the Quarantine Solution in a box. Get three limited edition flasks of Wigle spirits in an attractive box for $65. Get it for pickup or delivery. Also check out all of Wigle’s many holiday releases.
Made with PA Spirits
Dad’s Hat Rye (Bristol) – Pennsylvania maple syrup aged in used Dad’s Hat Rye barrels. $20 a bottle, available via Dad’s Hat’s online store.
Maggie’s Farm Rum (Pittsburgh) – Celebrate the morning sun with Commonplace Coffee’s Maggie’s Farm Blend, a custom blend we created for their Coffee Liqueur; and Paul Family Farms Rum Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup. A great combination for $30.