Homegrown, Handcrafted Homegrown, Handcrafted

In the Thousand Islands

10/12/21 UPDATE:
We will be OPEN Wednesday—Saturday 11am—5pm. Please check back for updates as our construction may impact our store hours again over the next few weeks. THANK YOU!

Clayton Distillery's Story

Clayton Distillery is a farm-based distillery located in the beautiful Thousand Islands region of Northern New York, the first of its kind in the area. Our philosophy is simple: Homegrown. Handcrafted. Start with locally grown raw materials, learn from your mistakes, and improve every batch.

We opened in April 2013 and continue to work with this mindset. Our products begin on our fifth generation family farm in Cape Vincent, New York. The four hundred acre farm was an active dairy farm until 2006 and is now used for growing corn, rye, and alfalfa. Additional ingredients are purchased from other local producers. Our spirits are double distilled in a two hundred fifty gallon copper pot still made in Louisville, Kentucky by Vendome Copper and Brass. Everything is distilled, blended, and bottled on site.

Our products are available to sample at our tasting room and retail store in Clayton. They can also be purchased in a number of retail stores across New York. We welcome you to join us and discover for yourself that the proof is in the product.


OPEN: Wednesday—Saturday 11am5pm


40164 New York State Route 12
Clayton, New York 13624

Our products can be shipped to most states by calling:
Arsenal Wine & Liquor, Watertown NY
Phone: (315) 777-8707

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40164 New York State Route 12, Clayton, New York 13624

(315) 285-5004

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