8 Shires Distillery is a small craft distillery in the Historic Triangle of Williamsburg Virginia. Our mission at 8 Shires Coloniale Distillery is to research, preserve, teach, and present the history of distillation from the Colonial American Period, the years 1578 – 1797.
Our spirits are hand-crafted using historic recipes and ingredients of the 17th and 18th century.
This award winning limited edition single malt whiskey is a reproduction of the first whiskey brought to America, possibly also made by the Jamestown settlers. 1608 is the pride and joy of Eight Shires and Jamestown Rediscovery; Hand crafted to perfection using only the most period accurate ingredients and methods. Research and dedication was poured into bringing this special piece of history to life. Jamestowne 1608 is now available for in-store purchases as well as online ordering! Order yours today, when they are gone they are gone.