Month: June 2016

Interview – David Szlam, founder of Virgil Kaine Lowcountry Whiskey Company

Small batches are created by more than just distillers with a still – there are distillers who blend, add ingredients and barrel spirits without ever distilling a drop. They are just as passionate about their products and innovations as any other distiller in the marketplace. This week we feature an interview with David Szlam, founder of…



Treaty Oak Distilling Company’s Graham’s Texas Tea Review

Summer is here and to cool off I have a review of one perfect summer libation – Graham’s Texas Tea by Treaty Oak Distilling in Dripping Springs, Texas. Vodka, sweetness and tea all in one bottle – wonderful! Read the review here: http://bit.ly/28LebDy. Watch the video review of three of Treaty Oak Distilling’s products that we…



Interview with Rim Vilgalys of The Vilgalys Brothers Spirits Company

This Monday we have an interview with Rim Vilgalys who is the founder of The Vilgalys Brothers Spirits Company in Durham, North Carolina. Last week I posted a distillery tour of their facilities, so this makes a nice compliment to that story. Read on and leave a comment – thanks!


Spirit Review – Treaty Oak Distilling Company’s Waterloo Antique Barrel Reserve Gin

Gin day was last Saturday, but do you feel you need some more gin for this weekend? Looking for a great gin that is aged and unique? Look no further than Treaty Oak Distilling Company’s Waterloo Antique Barrel Reserve Gin and the review on this special spirit. Check it out and leave a comment!


Distillery Tour – The Brothers Vilgalys Spirits Company

Craving a distillery tour that serves some spicy honey liquor at the end? Then the tour of The Brothers Vilgalys Spirits Company is for you! Check out our distillery tour write up of the first distilleries in America to make Krupnikas – a Polish-Lithuanian liquor.


Event – Fair Game Beverage Company Rum Release and 2nd Birthday Tiki Party

Happy 2nd birthday Fair Game Beverage Company! I stopped by to blow some candles out and for their release of their Amber Rum! 


Spirit Review – Treaty Oak Distilling Company’s Barrel Reserve Rum

It’s Wednesday and hump day! Do you need a recommendation for a spirit that will whisk you away to the islands? How about a spirit that will make whiskey drinkers take a second look at a bottle of rum? Look no further than our Treaty Oak Distilling Company’s Barrel Reserve Rum Review. We’ll actually be reviewing three…



Interview with Jeff Duncan, Chief Crafter at Pebble Brook Craft Spirits

I was lucky enough to meet Jeff Duncan and chat with him for a bit at the Asheville Southeast Distilling Expo and he gave me a few minutes of his time for an interview. Jeff is a one man band who runs Pebble Brook and creates a wonderful Apple Pie Craft Spirit. Check out what…



Book Review – Dead Distillers: A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits

Over Memorial Day I had the opportunity to finish Dead Distillers: A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits is a book written by Colin Spoelman and David Haskell. I found it a fascinating read and wrote a review on it you can check out at the link provided. Their book is available…