Illegal (for-profit) moonshine is heaving its dying breaths now that this misunderstood spirit is getting commercialized. While I'm guilty of that sin—I own a distillery—I'm still nostalgic for the old times growing up in Kentucky, when purchasing the illicit hooch was like paying a visit to the drug dealer.
With a growing number of dedicated gin bars and a small batch distillery intent on building the foundations of a “gin revolution,” Liverpool bartenders are making the classic gin and tonic their own.
In 2012, Highland Park—a remote distillery that was founded more than two centuries ago on northern Scotland’s windswept island of Orkney (once a favored Viking haunt)—created the Valhalla Collection, a limited-edition collection ofShow More Summary
It’s quite a path to follow: A dirt stock-car track to a Kentucky distillery to the assembly home of the Corvette Z06 to Daytona Beach to Kennedy Space Center to the Tesla P85D in insane mode. Only in America, on any given July, could all of those threads possibly connect. Read more...
Robust, grain-forward and creamy - meet the spirits that are reshaping Ireland's whiskey landscape, and the single distillery behind them.
A framed poster, "The Periodic Table of Scotch Whisky," sits behind the counter at Independent Spirits in Edgewater. For proprietor Scott Crestodina, the squares of pseudo-chemical data - malt, grain and blended whisky distilleries color-coded by owner - is a visual reminder of who controls what.
A new collaboration between CH and Atlas called Ginbock debuts this week just in time for Atlas' 3rd Anniversary celebration. [ more › ]
A new proposed tax bill aimed at helping small and large distilleries grow, could mean that the price of cocktails at bars and bottles at liquor stores could drop. [ more › ]
Black Bear Distillery is opening up this summer in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado. Green Mountain Falls was once a thriving center of tourism, but over the past several years, the town has had a run of bad luck. Fire destroyed the Town Hall in 2012 taking many historical documents with it according to the Gazette. Show More Summary
-The Distillery Project launched “mmmMeat” for midwestern supermarket chain Meijer (video above). -Adweek predicts “20 Campaigns That Will Win Lions in Cannes.” -AdAge explores “How Allstate’s Mayhem Disrupted the Chatter Around Insurance.” -Jeb...Show More Summary
Music fans milling around at the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg, TN on Tuesday got quite a treat. As Firewater Junction was performing, country superstar Dierks Bentley joined them on stage for a couple of bluegrass classics. Serious bluegrass fans (and Bentley lovers) know that Dierks […]
Single-malt whisky aficionado, are you? Think you know what a peaty Islay tastes like? Well we hate to burst your bubble, but you don’t. Sure, you’ve likely sipped your way through the whisky lineups from distilleries such as Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, Lagavulin, and Laphroaig. Show More Summary
25-28 Jun Famed whisky distillery Balvenie are flying the flag for craftsmanship and inviting local artisans to display their skills at a four festival popping...
The designers behind this Best in Class Award winning product distill their creative process and offer their top design advice.
When Patrón invited me to their distillery in Mexico last month, I was hesitant. I didn’t think I’d see anything new. I’d heard the company talk up its centuries-old “tahona” method of production, but wrote it off as yet another brand trying to get in on the craft distilling trend. But I agreed to go anyway. Because tequila. Read more...
India, Taiwan, South Africa and Australia make great whisky, too. Wine aficionados have long debated hot climate versus cold climate wines. And this same dispute is emerging in the whisky world as distilleries from warmer zones like Australia, India, Taiwan and South Africa continue to rack up awards, challenging the old guard of the whisky world. Show More Summary
Limitting a tasting to one specific distillery is like reading something you like and then picking up every book the author ever wrote. Becoming familiar with one distillery's whiskeys gives you the chance to talk about their body of work as a whole.
Image Credit: Cambridge Distillery Looking for something unusual to put on your bar cart? Then check out Anty Gin, a collaboration between The Nordic Food Lab and the Cambridge Distillery ("the world's first Gin Tailor"), which is made from...Show More Summary
CH Distillery says Drink Your Fruit with an event to kick off the new line of Eau de Vies, a European fruit brandy. Here's the story of how it came to fruition. [ more › ]
Tired of paying $14 for just one lousy cocktail? Then you might like the bill that Representatives Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Yarmuth (D-Ken.) introduced to the House this week. In the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act...Show More Summary