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Come visit and tour our craft distillery, the first legal distillery on the North Shore since Prohibition! See firsthand how fine hand crafted spirits are made in our beautiful copper pot Still. Learn how we ferment, distill, barrel age and bottle...more
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I stopped in here on my way to Rockport for supper out of curiosity. Tour days are mainly weekends this time of year but the manager received me warmly, gave tasting sips of each products, and full explanations of their approach to each one. Good...More
My family and I showed on a non-tour day without knowing but the owner was happy to give us a quick tour. He was very welcoming, knowledgeable, and engaging. We loved chatting with him and learning more about his family and business. Thank you again...More
Date of experience: October 2018
follycovekath, Owner at Ryan & Wood Distilleries, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018
Thanks for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed learning about the making of our "Spirit of Cape Ann" products!
We stopped by and Kathy took the time to give us a personal tour (there were only two of us.) Learned so much at this small distillery and fell in love with their Knockabout Gin. Shiny equipment and clean work areas, even got to see...More
Visiting friends in Cape Ann and had opportunity to tour this local distillery. We were met by Kathy, who gave a thorough explanation as to how she and her husband went into the "spirits" business. Enjoyed hearing the history of distilling as well as the...More
Date of experience: June 2018
follycovekath, Owner at Ryan & Wood Distilleries, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018
So glad you enjoyed your tour of Ryan & Wood Distillery. Thanks for stopping in and for the kind words!
Cheers, Kathy and Bob Ryan
My husband and I stopped in on our way to Hammond Castle for a quick tour. Kathy wasn't available that day but her husband Bob stepped up to the plate. Four hours later we realized we were keeping him from his work! He was unbelievably...More
We were planning on taking a tour but didn't get there in time. Kathy gladly accommodated us by giving us an impromptu tour, telling us all about how the whiskeys and gins are made. We were able to sample their products and got a few...More
We called ahead to check they were open and for better directions. We arrived. Welcomed by Kathy Ryan of the ownership family. She showed us a few things but explained a great many more. What a depth of knowledge and passion for the family business....More
Had a wonderful visit to this distillery with friends that were visiting from Scotland. The tour is wonderful! Kathy is so knowledgeable and gave us a great history lesson and so much information on the distillery business. If you are in the area do not...More
A very informative tour from Kath. Great little find which didn't disappoint. If your in the area it's a must visit. Family run business which has the personal touch. Passionate, descriptive and informative tour. Highly recommended.