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ABOUT

ABOUT

OUR STORY

Monica Pearce founder and owner of woman-owned distillery, Tenth Ward

We are Tenth Ward Distilling Company. We are proud to be a woman-owned distillery. Founded in 2016 and located in what used to be the Tenth Ward of downtown Frederick, Maryland. Specializing in a variety of spirits and canned cocktails, everything we make is non-traditional and unconventional, which is why we live fearlessly by our slogan – #wardoffordinary.

Our uniquely delicious product lineup includes Absinthe Nouvelle, Genever Gin, Maryland Rye Whiskey, Smoked Bourbon, seasonal liqueurs and the best canned cocktails around. Each item has its own fun twist so we can guarantee you’ll try something you’ve never had before! Lastly, our whiskey selection is all distilled in house, aged right here in Frederick, MD and the grain base is 100% sourced from local farms.

Visit and experience some good vibes in our Cocktail Bar and Tasting Room for spirit tastings, cocktails and live music. Consider hosting your wedding in our event venue, the Whiskey Hall! Find our canned cocktails and spirits at a store near you or if you’re looking for things to do, come see us slinging Tenth Ward at an offsite event.


 


 


 

MEET THE TEAM

Monica

FOUNDER & BOSS LADY   @monica_pearce_

Whiskey style
With one ice cube

Favorite Cocktail
Rye Old Fashioned

Christene

SALES MANAGER
cthomas@tenthwarddistilling.com  
@christene75

Whiskey style
On the rocks with a touch of ginger ale

Favorite Cocktail
Evening Shade – whiskey and peaches! Yum

Phil

MANAGER

Whiskey style

Neat

Favorite Cocktail

Maryland BouleWARDier

Francie

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE

Whiskey style
On the rocks

Favorite Cocktail
Gimlet

Kachentha (aka Kay)

DISTILLER
@ohkay_sure

Whiskey style
On the rocks

Favorite Cocktail
Gin + tonic

Genevieve

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSOCIATE

Whiskey style
Neat or in a Manhattan

Favorite Cocktail
Genevieve Swizzle…duh!!

Nova

BARTENDER

Whiskey style
On the rocks

Favorite cocktail
Jalapeno Margarita

Sarah

EVENTS/SERVER/BARBACK

Whiskey style
Neat

Favorite cocktail

Corpse Reviver

Noah

OFFSITE

Whiskey style
In a smoked glass on the rocks

Favorite Cocktail

rum and coke

Nick

OFFSITE 

Whiskey style
Chilled

Favorite Cocktail

Francis Scotch Key

Shannon

BARTENDER

Whiskey style
Invisible! But I’ll taste it for the sake of the team

Favorite Cocktail
Anything girly and fruity! Love anything with rum and pineapple

Erica

BARBACK

Whiskey style
Neat

Favorite Cocktail
Absinthe Frappe

Rikki

OFFSITE TASTINGS

Whiskey style
Straight

Favorite Cocktail

Espresso Martini

Nico

OFFSITE TASTINGS

Whiskey style
Straight, unless it’s scotch

Favorite Cocktail

Dresdent’s Blood and Sand

Kim

OFFSITE/EVENTS

Whiskey style

Neat

Favorite Cocktail

Queen Bee’s Knees

Mary

EVENTS

Whiskey style

On the rocks or neat

Favorite Cocktail

Whiskey Sour

Aaron

OFFSITE

Whiskey style

 

Favorite Cocktail

 

Shannon

OFFSITE

Whiskey style

 

Favorite Cocktail

 

Jake

OFFSITE

Whiskey style

On the rocks

Favorite Cocktail

Alabama Slammer

Onyx

OFFSITE/PRIVATE EVENTS

Whiskey style

Prefers Absinthe over whiskey!

Favorite Cocktail

Espresso Martini or Absinthe Mojito

Verbal

#kittysoze

Whiskey style
In a Saucer

Favorite Coctail
Whisker Sour