Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

Dad’s Hat Bottled In Bond Rye Whiskey Review

Dad's Hat Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Because Dad’s Hat is so firmly wedded to the ultra spicy Pennsylvania style of rye whiskey (rye and malted rye, but no corn), watching their development has been a boozy journey as interesting as it is tasty. As time has passed, this small distillery outside Philadelphia has steadily raised its maturation bar. First they released ...

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Timber Creek Florida Bourbon Review

Timber Creek Florida Bourobn

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Timber Creek was founded in May 2014, and sits near Destin, FL, a pretty city along Florida’s Emerald Coast, by Aaron Barnes and Camden Ford. Barnes and Ford were neighbors who bonded over their love of beer and quality ingredients, and they set up shop in (1,400-acre) backyard of one of their parents’ property in ...

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Breuckelen Distilling 77 Wheat Whiskey Review

Breuckelen 77 Wheat Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Just because you have an urban distillery doesn’t mean you can’t have a locovore’s, DIYer’s attitude towards running a micro-distillery. Breuckelen Distilling, located (no points for guessing) in Brookyn, New York is an example. They use New York State-grown grains, mill the grain themselves, and distill and age in-house. In case you were wondering, “Breuckelen” ...

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Constellation Buys Stake In Popular Northern Virginia Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distilling, a distillery operating in Loudoun County, Virginia, announced Friday that Constellation Brands acquired a minority stake in their company. This investment provides the company with new capital to grow production, marketing, and to provide more jobs in Virginia. Catoctin Creek is a craft distillery producing the well-appreciated Roundstone Rye whisky, among other products. “We created Catoctin Creek ...

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