Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

Iowa’s Cedar Ridge Gets Tax Incentives, Plans Expansion

Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery, one of the top whiskey-makers in Iowa, will begin expansions to their plant over the next 18 to 36 months. Located in Swisher, they intend to spend approximately $2 million on expansions to the stillhouse and their production capacity and to construct a new warehouse. The state of Iowa as supported this plan by awarding ...

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Arizona’s Del Bac Starts New Annual Winter Release Series

Hamilton Distillers, makers of Whiskey Del Bac, launches its first ever limited-edition Winter Release on December 2nd, 2017. Available only once a year, the Winter Release is unique and fleeting, with this year’s limited run producing only 390 bottles at $60 apiece. Different casks and finishes are blended in harmony, solely by taste, yielding a one-of-a-kind single malt whiskey that ...

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North Carolina “Prison Distillery” Paroles Some Bourbon

Conviction Small Batch Bourbon has been released from prison, or rather, from Southern Grace Distilleries. Insofar as we know, it’s the first distillery in the United States to be located in a former prison, and this is their first Bourbon. “The hard time aging in oak barrels behind bars here at Whiskey Prison has created a cask strength bourbon that’s subtly sweet ...

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McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt Whiskey Review

McCarthy's Single Malt

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B Portland holds a proud little secret: in the world of American Craft Whiskey, Clear Creek Distillery is a true pioneer. After Steve McCarthy became enamored of peated Scotch, he decided to make his own variety right there in the Pacific northwest. The distillery has been making a fine peated single malt whiskey since the mid-1990’s, ...

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Union Horse Comes Out With A Four Grain Whiskey

Union Horse Distilling announced last week the release of their Rolling Standard Midwestern Four Grain Whiskey. Rolling Standard is the first in the company’s “Distiller Series,” a collection of the experimentals. This first installment is made from locally-sourced barley, wheat, corn and rye and bottled at 92 proof (46% ABV). This release is in the wake of the Colonel E.H. ...

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