With over 35 tasting rooms in a 20 mile radius, there is no shortage of craft beverage options in Frederick County, Maryland. Each and every venue offers it's own unique and special qualities, making it worthwhile to visit them all. Not sure where to start? Grab a wineries, breweries, distilleries guide and start your journey at these distinctive spots!

Wine Lovers

Man walking into the tasting room at Linganore Winery

Linganore Winecellars 

Fun Fact: This is the oldest family-owned Maryland winery.

Tastecamp in Frederick

Black Ankle Vineyard

Fun Fact: Everything on the property (including the tasting room) was built from materials found on the property. 

Patio tables and chairs on lawn with a ramada at Catoctin Breeze Vineyard

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard

Fun Fact: These wines have won Maryland's Comptroller's Cup Best In Show award multiple years in a row.

Sunflower field outside of Orchid Cellar Winery & Meadery

Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winery

Fun Fact: This is Maryland's first meadery, featuring a delicious sweet beverage made from honey.

 

Beer Drinkers

Bartender filling up beer flights at Flying Dog Brewery

Flying Dog Brewery *Temporarily closed, check the website for reopening information*

Fun Fact: This is Maryland's largest craft brewery and a label you'll see all over the country. Some of the beer in this tasting room can only be found in Frederick! 

Beer bottles with glasses of hops at Monocacy Brewing

Monocacy Brewing Company

Fun Fact: This brewery offers ice cream pairing events, a combo that's hard to beat!

Bar at Smoketown Brewing Station

Smoketown Brewing Station

Fun Fact: The renovated historic building that houses this brewery was once a regular host to legend Patsy Kline, they offer a beer in her memory called The Patsy.

 

Cocktail Cravers

Bartender with bottles of liquor at Dragon Distillery

Dragon Distillery

Fun Fact: The theme here will remind you of dungeons and dragons, they even offer axe throwing while you taste.

Exterior of the Springfield Manor Winery Distillery

Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery

Fun Fact: Their lavender gin, made from lavender grown right there on the farm, has won international awards and can only be found here in Frederick.

Tenth Ward smoked corn whiskey, ginger beer and fruit juice for a cocktail

Tenth Ward Distilling Company 

Fun Fact: This woman-owned distillery pays tribute to Frederick historic "tenth ward", the location of its first location. They have since expanded and are easier than ever to enjoy.