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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 

JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR  

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights 4-6

$2 off
PA Craft Beers
One to Ones 
Craft Cocktails 

 

 

Upcoming EVENTS 

Kev ROwe and Friends 

Saturday , May  25th 7-10 pm

Kev Rowe & Friends is the culmination of over 30 years playing Americana music in western, NY. In essence a brand new project, K&F is steeped in musical history and expertise. Hand-chosen band members from Kev Rowe’s dream lineup the band is now taking storm in both the regional and national Americana music scenes with it’s upbeat, vibrant, colorful, and endearing performances. In just a short few months since forming they’ve already built a loyal, enthusiastic community of die-hard music lovers online.
Kev Rowe & Friends:
Kev Rowe (5 Cubic Feet and Big Leg Emma ) – Lead Singer/Guitar
Adam Gould – Keyboards/Vocals
Bill Burke – Bass
Jack Flynn – Drums/Vocals
Kev Rowe has shared the stage with America, The Wailers, 10,000 Maniacs, Trey Anastasio Band, Gov’t Mule, Derek Trucks Band, and Allman Brothers Band just to name a few.

SUnday Session: DOug Phillips, Eric Brewer, Ralph Reitinger

Sunday, May  26th  1-4pm

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
May 26th Doug, Eric and Ralphie join 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
Our Bloody Mary Bar will be in full effect as will our full cocktail menu and 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! 

Disco Risque 

Friday , May  31st 7-10 pm

Disco Risque is bringing back it's funky, rock & roll dance party from Charlottesville, VA to Erie on Friday May 31st!
Come experience the high energy progressive pop-funk rock band whose aggressive riffs, danceable beats and catchy lyrics can take any listener to a sonic party in their minds with their exciting compositions and melodic riffs that toes the line between metal, jazz, funk and dance.
The boys are back in town!!

Sunday at the Station

Saturday, June 1st  7-10 pm

SAS is an Americana four piece from Northwest PA. We always have a great time when these guys come up!

SUnday Session: Eric Brewer Trio 

Sunday, June 2nd   1-4

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
June 2nd Eric Brewer 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
Our Bloody Mary Bar will be in full effect as will our full cocktail menu and 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!

TOuch of GrEy

Friday, June 7th  7-10 pm

Touch of Grey is a classic rock cover band from Meadville, PA specializing in music by the Grateful Dead, but covering a wide variety of classics, spanning from the 60’s to today.
We hope to host music outside as much as possible, so if the weather is nice, please bring a chair

Phunkademic

Saturday,  June 8th  7-10 pm

Eric Brewer- Guitar
Sam Edwards- Drums
Ralph Reitinger- Bass
John Feighner- Keys
Michael Hibbler- Percussion
Nick Hoh - Keys
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.
**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

Arts and Casks HandMade Vendor fair with Saturn to Brazil 

Sunday,  June 9th  12- 5

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
On June 9th we'll be hosting one of four Arts and Casks Handmade Vendor Fairs organized by ChyDezign benefitting City Gallery (vendors TBA)
Steve Trohoske's Saturn to Brazil will be here to entertain you throughout the afternoon
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 get a little shopping in while you are here. Vend0rs TBA
We hope to see you!

Familiar Spirit

Friday, June 14th  7-10 pm

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!

Minka

Saturday,  June 15th  7-10 pm

Join us at Altered State for the return of Minka- featuring front man Ari Rubin, Pennsylvania's own "Jewish James Brown"!
If you missed our pajama party last winter, we're very sorry. We can't help you with your past life choices, but what we CAN do is bring these guys back for an OUTDOOR show, and you can try again.
Who is Minka?
MINKA is a funky synth/rock/dance/jazz Japanese-inspired, Philly-based band out here doing the thing while dripping with sex-appeal (think Bowie meets Prince meets Larry David and then sprinkle in some Talking Heads, Marvin Gaye and 2Pac).
Can't picture it? Well then you must come see for yourself and DANCE WITH MINKA!
No Cover
21+

Father's DAy Sunday Session with Jeff Fetterman Band 

Sunday,  June 16th  1-4 

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
June 16th Jeff Fetterman Band 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! 

Camel Butter 

Friday,  June  21st   7-10

Help us welcome Camel Butter back to the distillery! 
Camel Butter is a smooth, funky and dance-able psychedelic rock from Northeast Ohio.
We plan to host music outside whenever possible, so if the weather is nice, please feel free to bring a chair!
**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 August 1st

Cosmic Rhythm

Saturday,  June 22nd   7-10

Erie's premier jam cover band
*We hope to host music outside as much as possible, so if the weather is nice, please bring a chair!

Lopaka Rootz

Sunday,  June  23rd  1-4 

Join us Sundays this summer for some great music, refreshing cocktails and good times!
June 23rd Lopaka Rootz joins us at the distillery for a Reggae Loop 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!

CRAWDAD Joe

Friday,  June  28th  7-10

Come experience this intriguing fusion of genres that will catch your ear and stir your soul immediately: Blues, Soul and Rock 'n' Roll with an enchanting Southern Louisiana flavor they call SWAMP ROCK!
The band's founder, Joseph Dedon, grew up in southern Louisiana where he was heavily influenced by southern rock, blues, southern gospel, hard rock, metal, jazz, and country music. You can hear the mix in his performances where he plays a wide range of covers and originals for fans in his new home of central Pennsylvania and abroad.
*We hope to host music outside as often as possible! Feel free to bring a chair! 

Northern Accents

Saturday,  June 29th 7-10

Northern Accents is a band from Northwestern Pennsylvania celebrating the music of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.
We hope to host music outside as often as possible. If the weather is nice feel free to bring a chair for a guaranteed place to sit.

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