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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...

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...

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...

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.