Whisky from the heart of Germany

Who we are

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.

What we do

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.

Business hours

workdays:    10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sat.:             10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Su. + Mo.:    closed

Guided tours

daily Tuesday-Saturday

Guided tours in English

We love Whisky

...because a good whisky can be pure emotion. An emotion that cannot be seen, heard or read but with the power to change your life.