Month: April 2016

Distillery Tour – Broad Branch Distillery

A couple weeks ago I made a trip out to Winston-Salem North Carolina to take a tour of Broad Branch Distillery. Winston-Salem is in the middle of a renaissance with all the new shops and businesses opening up and Broad Branch distillery is right in the middle of all the hubbub. Check it out and leave a comment!


Spirit Review – Balcones Distilling “1” Texas Single Malt Review

It’s hump day, and as a reward most people think about a nice glass of whiskey. So we have an award winning whiskey for our review this we are featuring Balcones Distilling “1” Texas Single Malt. Enjoy and cheers!


Interview with JoAnn Elardo, founder and Dan Termini, distiller at of Cape Spirits Inc. (Wicked Dolphin Rum)

Fresh off their wins at the Miami Rum Festival we have an interview with JoAnn Elardo and Dan Termini who are the creators of award winning Wicked Dolphin Rum. Enjoy the interview and have a great week!


Defiant Whisky Flash Mob Tasting Event

Saturday I traveled to Defiant Whisky to take place in their flash mob/hall of fame tasting event – check out my experience and look for other opportunities from Defiant Whisky to join their Hall of Fame!


Interview with Carl Bender, Co-Owner at Bender’s Whiskey Company

On our site this week we are featuring an interview with Carl Bender – Co-Owner at Bender’s Whiskey Company and the creator of Bender’s aged whiskey. Unlike most of the small craft artisans on this site Carl and his partner Christopher source their alcohol and blend it – but do not distill it themselves. However,…



American Distilling Institute’s 10th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits Awards List

American Distilling Institute’s 10th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits Awards List       Best of Class – Certified Craft Distilled Spirits Brandy: Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery Jepson Old Stock Brandy Gin: Heritage Distilling Company Elk Rider Gin International Brandy: Chateau de Laubade Extra Single Estate Bas Armagnac International Vodka:  Rodionov and Sons Polugar Caraway Vodka International…



Spirit Review – Heart of Mystic Bourbon

Wednesday sounds like a good day for a bourbon review – and we have reviewed Heart of Mystic by Barrister and Brewer in Durham, NC. If you want to learn how to make a cocktail called a “Scofflaw” we also have a video review.


Interview with John Benefiel, Co-Owner and Distiller at Raleigh Rum Company

For this first Monday in April we have a great interview with John Benefiel, Co-Owner and Distiller at Raleigh Rum Company. If you are able to find some of their white and spiced rum I would definitely pick some up. Enjoy!