Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

Painted Stave Double TroubleD Whiskey Review

Double TroubleD Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Delaware’s Painted Stave Distilling and Fordham & Dominion Brewing Co. have gotten into the thing, not new but not altogether well-established either, in producing a whiskey distilled from beer, in this case an Imperial IPA. The result is Double TroubleD, initially released in 2015. My particular bottle came from the October 2016 release, bottle ...

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Texas’s Garrison Brothers Crosses 10,000th Barrel Threshold

Today, Garrison Brothers Distillery, one of the first small distilleries in America outside of Kentucky to authentically hand-produce straight bourbon whiskey, will fill its 10,000th bourbon barrel. The distillery first started operations in 2003 and first sold bourbon in Texas in 2010. Now, Garrison Brother’s Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distributed all across Texas, in 25 U.S. states and overseas in ...

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The Renaissance Of Nelson’s Greenbrier

Greenbrier still

By Richard Thomas A staple of the modern resurgence of American whiskey, and its attendant boom of bottling companies and small distilleries, is the story of a family reviving a moonshining or pre-Prohibition distilling tradition. Some of these tales are more authentic than others, and the cynicism that these tales are now met with is understandable. After all, nowadays it ...

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Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky Review

Braddock Oak Rye

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky (spelling is a nod to their Scottish heritage) is distilled and bottled by Catoctin Creek Distilling in Purcellville, Virginia. Scott and Becky Harris founded the distillery in 2009 and produce various ryes, brandies, gin and even an unusual rye white dog. They pride themselves on using all organic ...

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Top 5 Japanese Whiskies For Under $60

Hibiki Harmony

By Richard Thomas The two big stumbling blocks for anyone trying to get into Japanese whisky are the price tag and availability. Japanese whisky is as expensive or more expensive than comparable Scotch whiskies, and many key expressions are a damn sight harder to find. It’s not hard to see why. Japanese whisky has become wildly popular around the world ...

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