Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

Want To Try Whiskey Blending? Timber Creek Can Help You There

Timber Creek Blending Kit

By Elizabeth Emmons Micro-barrels that allow for small experiments in home whiskey aging have been around for a while now, but, for the most part, those who wanted to try their hands at home blending could only improvise and do it themselves. Thanks to a micro-distillery in Florida, however, that is no longer the case. Timber Creek Distillery, the producers ...

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Widow Jane Chocolate Malt Whiskey Review

Widow Jane Chocolate Malt

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ Widow Jane is the micro-distillery out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. Their spirit expressions are largely not distilled at their distillery, but are instead sourced whiskey from other distilleries in Kentucky and maybe Indiana. Widow Jane Distillery has their own still, however, and are now beginning ...

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Black Button Distilling Barrel Strength Single Barrel Port Finished Bourbon Review

Black Button Distilling Single Barrel Cask Strength Port-Finished Bourbon

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ At Black Button Distilling in Rochester, NY, Jason Barrett began pursuing his dream in 2012, that of striving to make the fine art of distilled spirits his way of life. Coming from a family whose four-generation button-making business provided the moniker for his spirits company, he broke with family tradition and began his own distillery ...

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Barrell Bourbon Going From Bottler To Distiller

By Richard Thomas Barrell Craft Spirits, the independent bottler behind Barrell Bourbon, Barrell Whiskey and now Barrell Rum, announced yesterday that they would be getting into the business of making their own in-house spirits and opening a distillery. Their plant will be a production-oriented facility with few frills, stepping away from the tourist-friendly distilleries that have become the norm. Barrell ...

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Ten Not-Kentucky Bourbons You Need To Try

Colorado Gold Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Even though whiskey-making has spread to most states of the Union, and much of that whiskey being made is Bourbon, Kentucky still dominates the industry. If you discount Tennessee Whiskey (admittedly a major exception, since Jack Daniel’s is the world’s second largest whiskey brand), 95% of the world’s Bourbon is made in Commonwealth of Kentucky. Although several ...

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