Big Spring Spirits is located in the Match Factory Building in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Our distillery and tasting room are just down the road from downtown Bellefonte and a short drive from State College.
Drop by for a visit in the tasting room and order up a specialty cocktail while you enjoy open views of beautiful Tallyrand Park, or come by for a tasting of our spirits, a bite to eat, and/or a guided tour.
We look forward to welcoming you to Big Spring Spirits!
Tasting Room: Thursday: 5pm-9pm, Friday: 4pm-10pm, Saturday: 12pm-10pm, Sunday: 2pm-8pm
Bottle Sales: Monday thru Friday, 10AM to 5PM - If the door is locked, please ring the door bell. (Please be patient as our staff might be temporarily delayed tending to other tasks in the distillery.)
Both the Distillery and the Tasting Room is closed on the following major holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
We will be open on Christmas Eve 2015 for Bottle Sales from 11am-3pm.
Big Spring Spirits is pleased to offer tours of the facility. During the 30- minute tour, visitors will learn about how our products are made, including what ingredients we use, from where they are sourced and the complete "grain to glass" process.
Big Spring Spirits is the first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) distillery in the country. As such, our tours highlight how the facility has been engineered to be energy efficient, environmentally friendly, and how our reduce-recycle-reuse policy is implemented. After the tour, guests are encouraged to enjoy a tasting of our spirits and/or a cocktail in the Tasting Room.
Tours are $15 per person and include a cocktail/non-alcoholic beverage upon arrival, the tour, and a tasting of three of our spirits. Select the date for your tour simply by clicking the "Book Now" button below. Large groups or private tours are asked to contact us in advance by phone at 814-353-4478 or by sending an email to Lucy@bigspringspirits.com.
Visitors over 21 years of age can legally try three samples from our full product line for a $2.50 fee, or taste six spirits for $5. If a tasting is purchased, $2.50 will be credited toward the purchase of a bottle. We also offer a variety of cocktails and mixers including tonic, seltzer, locally-produced fruit shrubs, freshly-squeezed fruit juices, as well as a wide range of house-made syrups and infusions.
From the Tasting Room you can see our production area including our stills and blending tanks, bottling line, as well as assorted barrels of aging spirits. Our staff members are always happy to talk to you about the distillery, products, and process, and any other things you may be curious about in our growing business.
Purchases of our bottled spirits, as well as branded Big Spring Spirits merchandise, local artisanal food products, and a variety of cocktail-related items can be made right in the Tasting Room. (Shipping to anywhere in Pennsylvania is free).
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198 Match Factory Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823