Q&A With Troy Ball of Troy & Sons

Troy Ball

Chatting With The Founder of Asheville Distilling Company By Richard Thomas Asheville, North Carolina is fast becoming the new “it” town in America, and part of its draw is its location. Situated just across the state line from Smokey Mountain National Park, Asheville is surrounded with outdoor beauty and activities, a feature that has drawn plenty of people with a ...

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Lyon Distilling: Getting Maryland Back Into The Rye Whiskey Game

Lyon Distilling

By Jake Emen It took just a few months of operation for Lyon Distilling Company of St. Michaels, Maryland to break a 42-year streak which stood as a stain against a state with ties to whiskey distilling dating to the colonial days. When they introduced Maryland Free State Rye Whiskey, it became the first rye made in Maryland since 1972, ...

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Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost Review

Jim Beam Jacob's Ghost White Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- Although the white whiskey trend started several years ago in the then-nascent craft whiskey sector, that hasn’t stopped the big boys getting in on the act. Hence, Jim Beam’s introduction Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey. Billed as a throwback to what the historic founder of the Beam dynasty, Jacob Beam, was making in the late 18th ...

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