Tag Archives: Micro-Distilling

Clyde May Announces Plan To Build Alabama Distillery

Conecuh Ridge Distillery, makers of the popular Clyde May’s Whiskey, announced plans to consolidate operations in Alabama last week. The company will build an artisan distillery, rackhouses and a bottling hub in Troy, Alabama, approximately 50 miles southwest of Montgomery, alongside a tasting and experience center and a replica of the original still that Clyde May used when first distilling ...

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Old Potrero Releasing Two New, California-Only Cask Finishes

First released in 1996, Old Potrero is the oldest American craft whiskey in the U.S. post prohibition. While rye enthusiasts have indulged in Old Potrero Straight Rye, 18th Century and Hotaling’s expressions, today, Anchor Distillery introduces two new special cask finishes to its range, Port and Stout, available exclusively in the spirit’s home state of California. “The selection of barrels ...

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Timber Creek Florida Reserve Bourbon Review

Timber Creek Reserve Florida Bourbon

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Timber Creek was founded in 2014 near Destin, FL, along Florida’s Emerald Coast (or the “Redneck Riviera,” as it is sometimes known). It was founded by Aaron Barnes and Camden Ford, neighbors who bonded over their love of beer and quality ingredients. Timber Creek uses a “gentle approach” with the grain during the distilling processes. ...

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Bardstown Bourbon Company To Launch Collaboration Whiskey With Copper & Kings

The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) and Copper & Kings American Brandy Company (“C&K”) announced today the release of “Collabor&tion,” two distinct products made with 10-year-old straight bourbon whiskey – one finished in Copper & Kings’ American Brandy barrels and the other in Muscat Mistelle barrels, for more than 18 months in the Copper & Kings basement maturation cellar. The project ...

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Iowa Legendary Aged Rye Whiskey Review

Iowa Legendary Aged Rye Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: B- Although my preference is to have my whiskey neat at room temperature and without anything added, not everyone else is after that same experience. Tastes are varied and, at times, totally opposite of mine. Not only are consumers subject to their biases and preferences, but producers are as well. For instance, some distilleries want ...

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