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Contact Us

  • Split Rock Distilling
  • 207.563.2669
  • 16 Osprey Pt Newcastle, ME 04553

About us

We named Split Rock Distillery for a dirt road we travel often—the shortcut between our two homes. It’s the only shortcut we’ve ever taken to bring you Maine’s first organic spirits. When we founded Split Rock, we promised ourselves we would handcraft our spirits the right way. That meant the long way: authentic, small batch grain to glass, selling no spirit not our own. We spent evenings and weekends building a distillery and tasting room by hand in an old barn on historic Route One. We sourced organic grains and fruits from the fields of farmers we count as friends. We demanded organic sugars and drew waters so pure locals still harvest winter ice. We refined our fermentations again and again to showcase the unique signatures of our still. And through it all, we gathered knowledge, inspiration, a helping hand and an honest opinion from other distillers, family and friends, and every stranger fairly met. There is a real split rock on Split Rock Road and we still drive past it almost every day—a rough plug of granite, cracked open long ago by time or skill (or a little of both) to reveal an unexpected smoothness within. That is the spirit of Split Rock. —MATT AND TOPHER

Split Rock Vodka Cocktails

Mother In-Law Martini
2 oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
1/2 oz Dry Curaçao
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Royal Rose Organic Cranberry Spice Syrup
2 Dashes of Orange Bitters

 
Pear Rocket Maker
2 oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
Muddled Pear Slice
1/2 oz ginger syrup
1/2 oz lemon juice
 

Spiced Apple Martini
1 ½ oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
2 oz Apple Cider
¼ oz Lime Juice
¼ oz Maple Syrup
2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
Shake
Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Chill glass and dip rim in cinnamon & sugar

Vodka Citrus Mint
2 oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
¾ oz Apari
¼ oz grapefruit juice
½ oz simple syrup
½ oz lime
Shake until frosty
Simple wedge garnish lime

SRD Mule
2 oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
½ oz Lime Juice
4+ oz Ginger Beer
Pour Lime Juice into a glass
Add Ice
Add Vodka
Fill with Ginger Beer
Slight Stir
Serve garnished with a wedge of Lime and a Stirring Rod

Rocky Rose Espresso Martini

2 oz Split Rock Organic Vodka
1 oz Espresso
1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
1/2 Royal Rose Organic Cardamom-Clove Syrup

Mix all in shaker with ice. Shake hard and strain into martini glass