Shady Knoll Orchards & Distillery


37 Brush Hill Road Millbrook, NY 12545

This small, family owned and operated craft distillery is located in Millbrook. Their orchard produces over 120 varieties of apples which are blended to produce a truly unique apple brandy in a French Calvados style. They also plant and harvest their own rye grain used in the production of a distinctive rye whiskey. 100% of the process to produce these spirits is done on their farm. Tastings are available by appointment via their website.

This is one of the participating establishments on the Dutchess Tourism Taste Finder Craft Beverage Trail, a digital passport that unlocks perks at some of the finest craft beverage tasting rooms and tap houses in the Hudson Valley. Obtain your pass now!

While in Millbrook, discover the hidden beauty of Dover Stone Church, the zen-like peace at Innisfree Garden, or continue the party at Millbrook Vineyard & Winery.