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Master Distiller
Becky Harris 

Becky Harris is a Chemical Engineer and Chief Distiller at Catoctin Creek Distillery. In 2009, she and her husband, Scott Harris, combined their engineering and business backgrounds to build a distillery focused on creating the finest Virginia Rye Whisky from grain to glass. Her passion is creating award-winning rye whisky, unique gin expressions, and locally-sourced brandies of the highest quality, with an emphasis on local and organic sourcing of grain, fruit and herbs.

Catoctin Creek has been featured in numerous publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, and Whisky Advocate. The Daily Beast, Forbes, and Men's Journal have highlighted the distillery as an example of great American craft distilleries making whisky from scratch. Becky has been featured in Food and Wine as one of “6 Women in Whiskey to Watch,” and sits on the Board of Directors of the American Craft Spirits Association.