Month: December 2015

Distillery Tour – Call Family Distillers

Over the holiday I had a chance to drop in and check out Call Family Distillers in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Brad Call (an eighth generation moonshiner) was our gracious host and we had a great time touring the distillery – check out my write up here.

SPEAKeasy Spirits interviewed by The Tennessean for the holidays

SPEAKeasy Spirits got a write up in The Tennessean for some gift ideas this holiday. Stop by and pick up some of their fine products for holiday parties!

Interview with Robbie Delaney, Co-Owner of Muddy River Distillery

I was fortunate enough to interview Robbie Delaney at Muddy River Distillery in Belmont, NC. Looking for a last minute gift idea? Grab a couple bottles of their Spiced Rum or Queen Charlotte’s barrel rested rum. The person who receives either of these will raise a toast to you!

Recipes for Damn Fine Chocolate Liqueur From Swig

Looking for a couple unique recipes to server your guests at a holiday party? Look no farther than Swig for some tasty suggestions for using Durham Distillery’s Damn Fine Chocolate Liqueur. 

The Tasting Table Features High Wire Distilling

The Tasting Table has a wonderful article on Charleston distiller High Wire Distilling. They mention a new spirit they are working on – a four grain whiskey featuring Carolina Gold grain.

TOPO Organic Spirits Featured on Mashable

Mashable has posted 68 local gifts you can give for that special person in your life. The article mentions that you should consider giving a distillery tour to TOPO Organic Spirits – always a great gift! I’ll have a write-up on this distillery tour in early 2016.

Distillery Tour – Doc Porters Distillery

Doc Porters is a new distillery in Charlotte that just started offering tours in November and we we lucky enough to visit them a few weeks ago. Follow the link to check it out. Andrew Porter gave me a few minutes of his time for an interview also.

USA Today Features Striped Pig As One of Charleston’s 10 Best Things To Drink

Striped Pig makes the national news in USA Today. They have featured their Striped Spice Rum in a recent edition as something to pick up for your holiday shopping!

Several South Carolina Distillers Featured in “The State” Newspaper

South Carolina is a budding distillery state and are getting some press in “The State” newspaper. Distilleries featured are Crouch Distilling and Copper Horse Distilling.

Know a “Foodie”? Give Them Conniption Gin!

WRAL recommends that if you have a foodie on your gift list you should give them a gift from the Durham Distillery. Want to know of other liquid refreshments they offer? Visit their website.