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altered State Tours and tastings

For private parties, tours and tastings, please contact the distillery directly via email at info@alteredstatedistillery.com 

We do our best  to accommodate private tours and tastings whenever possible. It is best if you contact us in advance to schedule, but if you are visiting and the owner is available, he would be happy to take you on a tour of our production space. Tastings are available during open hours and can be conducted by any of our front of house staff. You are always welcome to try our spirits before purchase. Pairing menus are available to enhance your experience. Please ask our staff about current selections. 

SUMMER HOURS

Tues 4-10

Wed 4-10

Thur 4-11

Fri 4-Midnight

Sat 12-Midnight

Sun 12-5

altered State EVENTS

(Event dates listed below)

We host more live local and regional music than anyone in Erie !!!

Altered State Distillery is a strong supporter of  local and regional musicians, food trucks, breweries, artists, even animal shelters .

We host a happy hour Tuesday through Thursday  and live local and regional music every Friday and Saturday night year round.  Sunday afternoons in the summer months we host our Sunday Sessions from 1-4 complete with live music and bloody mary bar, reserving one Sunday/month for our Arts and Casks Handmade Vendor Fairs .  

Food Trucks and Pop-Ups are also a big part of what we do.  You will often find your favorites parked around back or popping-up inside our production space.  For the most up to date information on Food Trucks, check out the calendar on our dining page. 

recurring EVENTS 

Happy Hour New

JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR  

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights 4-6

Weekly drink specials and discounts on one to ones and shrubs

 

 

Upcoming EVENTS 

Rockstead  

Thursday,  July 11th  7-10pm

Rockstead brings their high energy rock/reggae music back to Erie, PA on Thursday July 11th at Altered State Distillery!
Free show! 7pm - 10pm!

Nester (Bass-driven funk)

Friday,  July 12th  7-10

We love these guys! Truly, if you have not made it here for one of their gigs, do yourself a favor! Don't miss it!!
With a unique ability to fuse technical prowess with a keen sense of groove, Nester's unconventional bass-driven stylings range from funky psychedelia to up-tempo electronica.
**THIS IS A ROAD TO FIRE LIGHTS SHOW!!! COME OUT & ENTER TO WIN 2 FREE WEEKEND PASSES TO THE FIRE LIGHTS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, AUG 16-18 AT THE GREAT BLUE HERON GROUNDS IN SHERMAN, NY**
*Drawing to be held on August 1st

Familiar Spirit

Saturday,  July 13th  7-10

An Erie (and national) favorite, they hit all the right notes in Motown, R&B and more!
This show will be outside weather-permitting. Bring a chair for a guaranteed place to sit, but your dancing shoes will work just fine.
We hope to see you!

Arts & Casks/Docksider Reunion 

Sunday,  July  14th 1 2-5 

On Sunday July 14th, we'll be hosting one of four Arts and Casks Handmade Vendor Fairs organized by ChyDezign alongside our annual Docksider Reunion featuring musical guests, 420 State
420 State is an amalgamation of musicians from back in the old Docksider days lead by keyboardist/vocalist Randy Baumann
Randy Baumann, Craig Stevens,  Randy Hetherington  &  Doug Phillips *wsg sit-ins
You won't want to miss this one!
Indoor/outdoor seating available
Music will be outside weather-permitting
As always, we'll be featuring our full cocktail menu including bloody marys and our award-winning slushies.
Can't decide? Try a cocktail flight!
Music 1-4 pm
Vending 12-5 pm
Come for the cocktails and music, and browse our wonderful vendors while you are here.
Vendors TBA
We hope to see you! 

Charcuterie Building Class w/The Whole Darn Thing 

Wednesday,  July  17th   6-9

Join The Whole Darn Thing Sub Shop at Altered State Distillery and learn the art of creating your own a luxury charcuterie board!
Everything you need to create your board and your first craft cocktail will be included with your reservation! You can stay and eat your creation after class or pack it up and take it with you. Space is limited! Reserve your spot now!

Loose Connection 

Friday,  July  19th   7-10

Help us welcome this multi genre 5 piece from North Carolina, that blends funk, classic rock, folk and reggae. Aside from their original music they love to cover familiar bands like Grateful Dead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink Floyd and Sublime.
*We hope to host music outdoors whenever possible. So if the weather is nice, feel free to bring a chair!

Norside Organ Trio 

Saturday ,  July  20th   7-10

With elements of blues, jazz, funk and rock & roll, Norside is out to honor the great American tradition of the organ trio sound while forging their own creative space in the music. Guitarist Glenn Strother (420 State) defines the band’s sound as “Rust Belt Funk”, a phrase that gives homage to their Western PA roots. The band has seen great success in their short time together, playing packed shows at local venues around the greater Pittsburgh region.
Open 12-midnight
Music 7-10 pm
Skip Sanders : Hammond organ
Steve Ippolito :Drums
Glenn Strother : Guitar
We hope to host music outside as often as possible. If he weather is nice feel free to bring a chair for a guaranteed place to sit.

SUnday Session: Touch of Grey Trio 

Sunday,  July  21st   1-4

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
July 21st Touch of Grey Trio joins us at the distillery for a Sunday sesh
We're open 12-5 pm
Music 1-4 pm
Bottle Sales, cocktails and tastings all day
As always, we'll be featuring our full cocktail menu including bloody marys and our award-winning slushies.
Can't decide? Try a cocktail flight!
Music will be outside weather permitting
Bring a chair for a guaranteed place to sit
We hope to see you!

BArry King Blues Band 

Friday ,  July 26th   7-10

Blues Based Party Band lead by Blues Man Barry King originally from Chicago Illinois, playing familiar favorites you can dance to.

Small Town ROllers 

Saturday,  July  27th  7-10

Acoustic versions of the songs you love! Come on out! We hope to host music outside whenever possible.
Outdoor seating is limited. Please feel free to bring a chair.

Chaffee after party with Eric Brewer & Friends 

Sunday,  July  28th  1-4

Erie PA's celebrated rock/funk/jam powerhouse, with guitarist Eric Brewer piloting a group of the region's most versatile and capable musicians. Now in their 15th year together, the band punctuates originals &covers with a healthy dose of improvisation!
**THIS IS A ROAD TO FIRE LIGHTS SHOW!!! COME OUT & ENTER TO WIN 2 FREE WEEKEND PASSES TO THE FIRE LIGHTS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, AUG 16-18 AT THE GREAT BLUE HERON GROUNDS IN SHERMAN, NY**
*Drawing to be held on Aug 1st

BLUES AND JAZZ FEST (UNOFFICIAL) PREPARTY WITH PHUNKADEMIC 

Friday, August 2nd  7-10

Before the park is filled with the sweet sounds of Blues and Jazz, we're gonna go ahead and FUNK IT UP! Join us for Erie's Blues and Jazz Fest (unofficial) Pre-party August 2nd from 7-10 right accross the street from the park!!!
Voted Erie Reader's best new band of 2020, Phunkademic is Erie's premier party funk group. Consisting of Eric Brewer, Ralph Reitinger, Sam Edwards, and John Feighner (all winners of multiple REMA & Erie's top player awards) the group banded together during the pandemic to bring a new, high energy and uplifting vibe to the scene. Influences ranging from P-Funk and The Meters to new-age bands such as Lettuce and Cory Wong drive Phunkademic's desire to get the crowd on their feet.
Eric Brewer- Guitar
Sam Edwards- Drums
Ralph Reitinger- Bass
John Feighner- Keys
Michael Hibbler- Percussion
Nick Hoh - Keys

BLUES AND JAZZ FEST (UNOFFICIAL) AFTERPARTY WITH NATASK 

Saturday, August  3rd  9p-12a

Not ready for the party to end?
Join us up the hill Saturday night after Blues and Jazz for a Vinyl DJ set by Natask : curating jazz/blues and liquid/ atmospheric dnb

Altered State Band Cafe playlists

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