We are Barrelhouse 6 Distillery

Premium craft spirits made in the heart of the Finger Lakes region

Our Distillery and Tasting Room in Hammondsport, New York overlooks stunning Keuka Lake. Sample spirits that embody the passion, creativity, attention to detail and love of whiskey that are the heart and soul of Barrelhouse 6. Dive into the world of small-batch spirits, explore our creations, and experience the artistry behind every sip.

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Tours and Tastings

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Upcoming Events

Enjoy live music, delicious food, flights, and more at the Tasting Room.

Rich McFarlandRich McFarland
01:08 26 May 24
My wife,daughter and son-in-law arrived at Barrel House as Kara was putting out the "open" flag. We were greeted by our bartender and she explained some of the various spirits. We met Joe and Kara, the owners. Very nice and sociable people. They gave us a history of their journey to establish Barrel House. A great facility with fantastic spirits (Kara is also the Head Distiller). This was our first visit and it definitely has been added to the top of our list for return visits.
Trish McFarlandTrish McFarland
00:50 26 May 24
This is an awesome place, it was our first time here and we will definitely be going back.
William DobbinsWilliam Dobbins
01:26 25 May 24
Great view of the lake from a very nice deck. However for a distillery their offerings of whiskey (a bourbon and a rye) are too limited. Bees knees cocktail was way too small and prices too high - $43 for a flight (bourbon, rye, moonshine and gin), bees knees cocktail and chicken poppers. Probably not returning.
Autumn stoneAutumn stone
18:43 15 May 24
Cameron DopmanCameron Dopman
14:36 15 May 24
Christina DunayChristina Dunay
18:44 16 Apr 24
Gorgeous views! Great atmosphere and terrifically crafted liquors
Trina MartynowiczTrina Martynowicz
20:45 20 Nov 23
Amazing distillery with delicious drinks with an amazing view. Loved every drink we had and bought a few bottles of their amazing creams. Their bourbon is to die for. Can't wait to come back!
Amos MainvilleAmos Mainville
01:35 15 Nov 23
The owner has put her heart in creating a fantastic experience. Flavors, drinks, ambiance, she has nailed everything I want in a distillery. Great spot.
Lynn Van HineLynn Van Hine
11:17 14 Nov 23
Fun place for a relaxing time. The drinks are fantastic and the atmosphere is fun and welcoming. Love hanging out on the porch looking at the lake with friends. The crèmes are a favorite so I took a bunch home. Have gone back every-time I have been in the area. Love it!!!!
Daniel MarvinDaniel Marvin
02:42 14 Nov 23
Everything I’ve tried from Barrelhouse 6 has been excellent. The views from the porch are incredible and we enjoyed petting the ‘shop dog.’ The owners were welcoming and went out of their way to explain the background of each spirit we tried. If you’re out exploring the finger lakes, make a point of stopping by.
Stephen TigerStephen Tiger
02:41 14 Nov 23
Salvatore P PantanoSalvatore P Pantano
16:09 18 Oct 23
So when you had your fill of wine tasting go to Barrelhouse 6. They have a very good selection of their own distilled spirits. Go and try the Bourbon and be bold and try the Cream versions. They have a nice selection of mixed drinks. They also support local wineries with a nice selection of wines. They have snacks to go with your drinks. You need to make this a stop on your travels.
Timothy HeimbenderTimothy Heimbender
16:48 26 Aug 23
Really good bourbon and moonshine, views of the lake
Hayley EarhartHayley Earhart
22:46 15 Aug 23
Fantastic cocktails and gorgeous view from their back deck. Dog friendly too so we brought our pups to relax. Very enjoyable experience
Bobbie KingBobbie King
21:49 03 Aug 23
This place is amazing! The one owner loves explaining his story & how this place became. This is a definete stop!
Cody ACody A
21:30 27 Jul 23
In the area? Go here. Very cool space, great staff, the bourbon cream is top notch.We had a flight;, moonshine, bourbon, rye, chocolate bourbon cream. See above for the bourbon cream, we bought a bottle. We liked the moonshine but haven’t tried a lot other of others for comparison. Bourbon and rye are great for New York and have some serious potential with age. We didn’t have any cocktails this visit but they look good and will be trying them next time.
Nicholas RNicholas R
21:37 26 Jul 23
2nd time there and bought even more! Try all three of the creams...all incredible! Thank you Kara for taking such good care of us. We will return and probably buy even more!
Carolann WCarolann W
17:24 13 Nov 22
Shoutout to Maureen!!! Best bartender out there! Our group of 13 was taken in so kindly. We all ordered a variety of drinks and not a single one disappointed. Excellent beverages and service here, can’t recommend it enough. The views were great, too! This place is a hidden gem.
C WallaceC Wallace
23:31 23 May 21
We just found this awesome new distillery!!! This was their second day they were open and WOW!!! Very cool place and brand spanking new. Very cool atmosphere with belt driven fans and unique artwork on their labels. We enjoyed our visit there on a whim and what a great find. We will be back! The bartenders and owners were very friendly and gave us the history in how they came to start the business. Great drinks and a nice variety of options! Marcie was our bartender and she mixed up some great drinks! Tried their watermelon margarita among other things. And they are dog friendly and have a great deck with a views of Keuka Lake. Have foods trucks every weekend and music 🎶 what more can you ask for! And it's only a short distance from Bully Hill and Heron Hill!!
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Finger Lakes Distillery Wedding and Event Venue

There is no place more beautiful than the Finger Lakes, and we are excited to bring a destination to the community where people can come together to enjoy each other, laugh and experience our award-winning artisan spirits. Lofted above and overlooking beautiful Keuka Lake in the center of New York’s Finger Lakes Region, Barrelhouse 6 Distillery offers premium crafted spirits and cocktails in an inviting, welcoming and friendly environment.

Indoor Amenities

The Tasting Room seats 75 inside, and a wall of full glass accordion doors open to an outdoor deck with seating for 60.

Outdoor Lake Views

Our 3200 square foot Marquis tent with full Catherdral Window walls provides all the space you need no matter the weather.

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Choose from Indoor and Outdoor Reception, Beverage, and Ceremony packages to design your perfect day.

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