About Us

Asylum Distillery is proud to be the first distillery in Fairfield county, and specifically Bridgeport, in over 96 years. We make Asylum Gin, Vodka & Corn Whiskey from Connecticut grown corn, creating a truly local product. Our small team is passionate about bringing you unique local spirits with bold flavors, meant for sharing with your friends and family. 

The Asylum Distillery Team Rob Schulten, Neil Doocy, Bridget Schulten

The Asylum Distillery Team
Rob Schulten, Neil Doocy, Bridget Schulten

 

 

What makes Asylum Distillery Different?

  • All our products come from locally grown, non-GMO Connecticut grains, and finally distilled and bottled in Fairfield County.
  • Supporting Connecticut farmers
  • Our actions support our motto "Distilling the Spirit of Connecticut"
  • Connecticut laws changed in 2015 allowing visitors to come for a tour and to buy our product on premises.
  • Creating exciting distilled products that are unique taste experiences for our customers

    News

    Events

    • 7/15/17 - Tasting at Putnam and Vine in Greenwic
    • 7/14/17 - Tasting at Mo’s in Fairfield
    • 7/9/17 - Ridgefield Playhouse Gala and Concert
    • 7/8/17 - Tasting at Kindred Spirits Westport
    • 7/1/17 - Tasting at Town Line in Stratford
    • 6/24/17 - Tasting at Harry’s in Fairfield
    • 6/24/17 - Tasting at Nicholas Roberts in Darien
    • 6/22/17 - Maritime With A Twist - Norwalk
    • 6/18/17 - Father’s Day Free Tour
    • 6/17/17 - Carriage Barn Arts Center in New Canaan
    • 6/10/17 - Ginfest U.S. - Hartford
    • 6/9/17 - Tasting at Val’s Putnam in Greenwich
    • 6/9/17 - Tasting at Stewart’s in New Canaan 
    • 6/3/17 - Gala on the Green - Fairfield Museum
    • 6/3/17 - Beardsley Zoo Wine Safari - Bridgeport, CT
    • 6/3/17 - Ninety Nine Bottles Beer Fest - Norwalk, CT
    • 6/2/17 - First Fridays Tasting - Aldrich Museum- Ridgefield
    • 5/28/17 - Milford Food and Artisan Festival - Day 2
    • 5/27/17 - Milford Food and Artisan Festival - Day 1
    • 5/20/17 - 1yr Anniversary Party!
    • 5/14/17 - Made in Connecticut Expo - Day 2
    • 5/13/17 - Made in Connecticut Expo - Day 1
    • 5/6/17 - Tasting at Stamford Wine & Liquor 
    • 5/6/17 - Tasting at Crazy Grapes in Stamford 
    • 5/5/17 - Tasting at Val's Glenville in Greenwich
    • 4/30/17 - Earth Day popup at Norden Club 
    • 4/30/17 - Fairfield Earth Day
    • 4/28/17 - Tasting at Max Wine & Spirits in Danbury
    • 4/26/17 - Guy's Night Out event at Mickey Blake's in Milford
    • 4/22/17 - Tasting event at Fayerweather Yacht Club
    • 4/21/17 - Tasting at Gaelic-American Club in Fairfield
    • 4/21/17 - Tasting at Dan's Liquors in Westport
    • 3/4/17 - Taste of Black Rock
    • 2/23/17 - Taste of Stamford
    • 2/7/17 - Tasting at Wines & More in Milford
    • 12/31/16 - Tasting at Windsor Package Store in Stratford
    • 12/30/16 - Tasting at Town Line in Stratford
    • 12/17/16 - Tasting at Brookside Package Store in Bridgeport
    • 12/17/16 - Tasting at Glenro Spirit Shoppe in Monroe
    • 12/16/16 - Tasting at Mo's Wine & Spirits in Fairfield
    • 12/14/16 - Tasting at Val's Putnam in Greenwich
    • 12/10/16 - Tasting at Kindred Spirits & Wine in Westport
    • 12/10/16 - Tasting at Val's Glenville in Greenwich
    • 12/9/16 - Tasting at Ninety 9 Bottles in Trumbull
    • 12/3/16 - Tasting at Castle Wine & Spirits in Westport
    • 12/2/16 - Tasting at Banner Wines & Liquor in Norwalk
    • 12/2/16 - Tasting at Wines & More! in Milford
    • 11/29/16 - Spirits of Hope to support The Center for Family Justice
    • 11/13/16 - Rooms with a View in Southport
      • samples in marketplace
      • Bloody Mary bar
    • 11/12/16 - Tasting at Rooms with a View in Southport
    • 11/12/16 - Tasting during Bridgeport Arts Trail event with WPKN
    • 11/11/16 - Rooms with a View in Southport
      • samples in marketplace
      • opening party
    • 11/10/16 - Bridgeport Art Trail Artists Party and Kick-off
    • 11/5/16 - Tasting at Harry's Wine & Liquor Market in Fairfield
    • 10/29/16 - Harvest Hootenanny at Black Rock Farmers Market
    • 10/28/16 - Hub & Spoke does: Halloween
    • 10/28/16 - Tasting at Greenfield Liquor Shop in Fairfield
    • 10/21/16 - Tasting at Mo's Wine & Spirits in Fairfield
    • 10/9/16 - Taste of Fairfield - townvibe.com/Taste-of-Fairfield
    • 10/9/16 - Brew At The Zoo - beardsleyzoo.com/brew-at-the-zoo
    • 10/8/16 - Harbor Brew Fest - harborbrewfest.com
    • 10/7/16 - Tasting at Brookside Liquor in Bridgeport
    • 10/6/16 - Tasting at TruNorth in Black Rock
    • 9/29/16 - Tasting at Eli's Tavern in Milford
    • 9/23/16 - Tasting at Saugatuck Grain & Grape in Westport
    • 9/9/16 - Tasting at Ninety 9 Bottles in Trumbull
    • 9/3/16 - Tasting at Wines & More! in Milford
    • 9/2/16 - Tasting at Bijou Square Liquor Store in Bridgeport
    • 7/30/16 - Tasting at Mo's Wine & Spirits in Fairfield
    • 7/21/16 - Miss Thelma's Tasting
    • 7/16/16 - Gala @ The Klein for After School At The Klein
    • 7/9/16 - Harry’s Wine & Liquor Market Tasting
    • 7/8/16 - Brookside Discount Wine & Liquor Tasting
    • 6/29/16 - The Horseshoe Cafe Tasting & Happy Hour Price Asylum Drinks
    • 6/17/16 - Bijou Square Wine Shop Tasting
    • 6/10/16 - Visit from Germania Schwaben Club
    • 6/4/16 - Visit from Mayor of Bridgeport at the distillery
    • 6/3/16 - Greenfield Liquor Shop in Fairfield Tasting

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