The Whiskey Barrel in Port Jefferson

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There’s a new whiskey game in town called The Whiskey Barrel. It’s located in the charming and booming seaside village of Port Jefferson, and it wants to make a statement! The Whiskey Barrel opened it doors on Friday, May 28, 2021.

Their slogan is Barrel Strength, but this place is more than just a slogan. This is all about quality and delivering a unique product to Long Islanders. The Whiskey Barrel is also about making no compromises!

The Whiskey Barrel MO

This is a spot that is looking to bring something unique, not just to Port Jefferson, but really to Long Island in general. This place is all about the drink! They are also all about simple ingredients, great taste, fun experience, and…whiskey!

The Whiskey Barrel

The Drinks

These options are all offered as 1 oz pours, either neat, over ice or in a cocktail for you to enjoy!


Based on their menu, they are currently serving over 90 different types of bourbon served in 1 oz. pours! That’s a ridiculous amount of options right there. There’s something for everyone on this list, and that’s the point. They are all about showing their customers options and value in an approachable way for all.


In addition to bourbon, they offer close to 20 different varieties of Scotch, including Glenfiddich and Glenlivet.

Irish Whiskey

What list would be complete without Irish Whiskey?? The Whiskey Barrel offers about dozen or so bottles of Irish Whiskey to round out their 1 oz pour menu options.

The Whiskey Barrel


As any good whiskey loving establishment should offer, there are a number of great cocktail options to be had as well. It’s not just 1 oz pours here! Think Manhattans, Old Fashioned and Lemonades to quench your whiskey loving thirst.

While they love whiskey, they do have a fully stocked bar to create your favorite cocktail made with your favorite spirit! We would be happy to make it for you!

Wine and Beer

While whiskeys and cocktails are great, sometimes we all just want something a little easier to drink, right? There’s a great selection of red, white and rose wines available by the bottle, glass, or as part of a tasting flight.

The Food

Not only does The Whiskey Barrel offer a ton of high quality drink options, they also offer a really great menu that should be able to satisfy everyone in your party. The food is comforting yet creative and all about homemade

Check out the wings, coconut shrimp, charcuterie board, or pub pretzel to start. They even make their own Cajun Brown Sugar Potato Chips and Breaded Pickle Chips Served with Sriracha Aioli!! Enjoy a garden, seared tuna, or wedge salad, too.

If you are looking for something perhaps more filling to hold, check out their awesome list of sandwiches. A number of burger (including Impossible Burger) options look great. As do the chicken sandwiches. I would personally go with the fish and chips, Cuban, or Japanese pork Katsu sandwich. Is that a bacon Sriracha sandwich I see?

The Whiskey Barrel Port Jefferson


This awesome spot is not only about eating and drinking and offers something else I truly enjoy every now and again! They offer a great selection of cigars available for purchase to take and enjoy as you walk around the beautiful village of Port Jefferson!!

More Information

138 Main Street, Port Jefferson, L.I., NY 11777\

Find out more by calling 631-743-9418 or by visiting

Things To See and Do on the South Fork

While you are checking out this great spot and Port Jefferson, make sure to really see as much of the Island as possible!! You actually aren’t too are away from the World Famous North Fork and South Fork (The Hamptons)!!

The Hamptons and Montauk is a world-renowned beach resort destination for good reason! There is just so much to see, do, and enjoy! Here are just a few of them:

Check out this Guide to the Best Beaches in Montauk! Also check out this Guide to The Hamptons best beaches!!

Check out some luxury homes in The Hamptons!

Maybe you will love it so much, you’ll want to check out some Hamptons wedding venues!

Enjoy some of the world-class, amazing art in The Hamptons!

Check out Shelter Island! Shelter Island is only accessible by the Shelter Island Ferry. The South Ferry connects to North Haven on the South Fork. Find out more about Shelter Island, it’s different towns and more by checking out this page that includes a handy Shelter Island Map!!

Explore Long Island Wine

Long Island Wine Country is another great part of visiting the island. If you’re in the mood for great wine, be sure to check out our Complete List of Long Island Wineries and Long Island Vineyards.

Check out the absolute best Long Island Wine Tours!

If you can’t make it to a tour, why not do some wine tasting at home with Bedell Cellars!

I know you’re getting hungry, so be sure to also check out the best wineries on Long Island for some great food!

While you’re in the area, be sure to check out these 9 relaxing things to do in the North Fork!

When you’re done with all of this wine drinking and relaxing, how about making it a weekend? Here are 10 great North Fork Long Island hotels to enjoy as well.

Make It A Weekend

The East End of Long Island is a really special spot. If you think you’d want to check it out and maybe even stay a while…that wouldn’t be such a terrible idea.

If you wanted to consider different options for staying on Long Island, be sure to check out these great places to stay in Montauk, 11 Hamptons hotels, 10 North Fork Long Island hotels, and this Guide to Sag Harbor hotels! Enjoy reading up on and hopefully exploring these wonderful Shelter Island hotels and let me know if you decide to make it a vacation!

More From The Long Island Local

Maybe grab a freshly brewed beer at these Long Island breweries and when you’ve had your fill of vino!

The bounty of great food on Long Island seems endless! From great steakhouses on Long Island to great Shelter Island restaurants to Long Island lobster rolls and Long Island bagels, there’s so much to enjoy. Check out this Huge List of Restaurants on the Water Long Island!!!

And how about all the wonderful Wölffer Estate Vineyard events and tastings?! Or maybe check out some Long Island oyster farms! How about these guides to Long Island Coffee Shops and Long Island coffee roasters!! Check out these 16 Long Island Boardwalks! Take the ferry over and enjoy these Fire Island restaurants!

Be sure to find out about more things to do on Long Island as well as more great spots to eat and drink! Maybe take a stroll in one of these amazing Long Island arboretums and gardens! There’s even this great Long Island kayaks and paddleboard guide to explore!

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