The distillery and manufacturer "Hammerschmiede" was established in 1985 as a micro company with just two staff members.
Today we are a team of 9 staff members.
We are producing fruit and herb based spirits, liqueurs, cordials, dry gin and of course the Harz Mountain Single Malt Whisky THE GLEN ELS (till September 2019), ELSBURN, WILLOWBURN, THE ALRIK and EMPEROR'S WAY.
workdays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Su. + Mo.: closed
CHANGES DURING COVID-19:
workdays: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sat.: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
All saturdays closed in November and December 2020.
Tours are not available at the moment due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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Hercynian Distilling Co. / Hammerschmiede
Elsbach 11A | 37445 Walkenried (vormals 37449 Zorge)
Wash Stills: Operating
Low Wines Still: Operating
Bottling Hall: Operating
Visitor Centre: Closed