Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

WhistlePig Releases Its First (Partial) Farm To Bottle Whiskey

WhistlePig announced today the launch of FarmStock, the company’s much-anticipated estate release featuring whiskey distilled, aged, and bottled on its farm in Vermont. It is the culmination of the company’s founding vision to create a truly farm-to-bottle distillery, housing nearly every aspect of the whiskey-making process in one place. “FarmStock is our story,” said Raj Peter Bhakta, Founder of WhistlePig. ...

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Witherspoon Texas Bourbon Review

Witherspoon Texas Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Let’s hear it for the United States Marines: they’ve secured another beachhead in Lewisville, Texas, and secured it with (and for) whiskey! Some former US Marines found themselves living in the Dallas area after their discharge from service and sharing a love for bourbon started the Witherspoon Distillery in 2011. In addition to Witherspoon ...

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Connacht Whiskey Company Releases New Irish-American Blend

Connacht Whiskey Company Ltd. launches Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey, a unique blend of Irish and American whiskeys, highlighting the best of both spirits. Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey is an homage to the heritage of the company, which has roots in the U.S. and the West of Ireland, and will be available stateside just in time for St Patrick’s Day revelry. Connacht ...

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Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey Review

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B I used to refer to New York, Texas and Colorado as the three states contending to become “America’s Third Whiskey State.” I’m beginning to rethink if it’s still just those three, but a big part of why I originally put Colorado on the list was Stranahan’s, one of the early entrants in the micro-distillery movement. ...

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Crafty Bottled In Bond Whiskeys

Old Maysville Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Although most headlines about the American micro-distilling movement tend to focus on its explosive growth, a boom that now has well over 1,000 small distilleries in operation with more on the way, as a serious observer of the whiskey part of that movement I prefer to monitor a different aspect: the gaining maturity of craft whiskey. Seven ...

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