SJ Island distillery offers free tours, tastings over the holiday weekend


You can add San Juan Island Distillery to your list of “to do” options for the upcoming holiday weekend.

The distillery, located on the waterfront of Westcott Bay and a stone’s throw from Roche Harbor Resort, and the birthplace of Westcott Bay Cider, will be open for tours and free tastings Friday through Monday, from 3 to 5 p.m., over the holiday weekend.

Chat with the owners, sample the distillery’s hard cider, or its botanical-infused gin and apple Eau de Vie, or grab a taste of its various other award-winning concoctions. The distillery, which began full-scale production in late January, is one of 32 “craft” distillery’s in Washington state.

For more information, visit or contact Suzy Pingree at or 360.378.2606.