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Distiller infuses history into authentic, hand-crafted moonshine

John Trump | Posted 04.25.2016 | Taste
John Trump

Infusing white whiskey with blueberries seems a bit unconventional. Strange, even. Not at all, says George Smith of Copper Barrel Distillery in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Tuthilltown Spirits: Redefining Agricultural Regions and Products

Leah Mayor | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York
Leah Mayor

Agriculture is extremely difficult business. It requires passion and hard work as well as a steady vision. It's what one of my colleagues calls a "rea...

Making Booze With The Amish

Zester Daily | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Zester Daily

It is this devotion to nostalgia and religious attachment to the past that I can't help but think about every time I work with my Amish friend Ervin, a farmer of sweet sorghum whose crop is produced exclusively for my newly minted liquor: Sorgrhum: America's First Sweet Sorghum Spirit.

Brooklyn Micro-Distillery 'Breuckelen' Makes Gin From Scratch with Local Grains (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Earlier this year, we posted a story on a young man who ditched his Wall Street job to open his own gin distillery in Brooklyn. Last week, we went...

Distilleries Expand In Brooklyn, Offering Gin And Moonshine | By Ben Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Borough of Kings soon will be awash in its own homegrown hard alcohol when three new distilleries open this spring and summer - adding to the boro...

Bruichladdich Secrets to a More Empowered Workforce: Try a Wee Dram

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

Bruichladdich is not throwback. It is a modern, impressive distillery that has learned to put pride back in the workplace and a spirit of empowerment that makes it as special as its products.

Cheryl Lins' Absinthe Distillery Revives Green Fairy | ALICE FEIRING | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Since 2007, when the Treasury Department relaxed its position on the sale of absinthe, 13 American distilleries have begun producing the spirit legall...

Moonshine In Williamsburg: Liquor Goes Locavore

Grub Street New York | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

David Haskell and Colin Spoelman are planning to start making and selling double-distilled whiskey, bourbon, and (oh yes!) moonshine, right in East Wi...

Make Your Own Hard Cider

Daniel Shumski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Shumski

Any idiot can do this. Because, really, I'm nothing if not any idiot.