This week’s spotlight is on Nels Wroe, co-founder of Dry Land Distillers in Colorado. Dry Land Distillers is a small-batch craft distillery in the heart of downtown Longmont that produces unique spirits influenced and inspired by Colorado’s landscapes.
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Happy Hour Q&A with Archetype Distillery and Michael Chapyak
This week’s spotlight is on Archetype Distillery’s Michael Chapyak. Archetype Distillery was born from a passion for crafting one-of-a-kind, quality spirits. While bartending in New York and working in the healthcare industry, Michael decided he wanted a life change and moved to Colorado to begin his quest of owning and operating a bespoke distillery and social epicenter.
What’s Pouring: Outsiders Spirits from Eric Church unveils first whiskey plus El Mayor and Blue Note
Outsiders Spirits from Eric Church unveils new whiskey, first release plus El Mayor Tequila celebrates 25 years with special release and BR Distilling opens Memphis tasting room.
Happy Hour Q&A with Bushwacker Spirits and Michael Smith
This week’s spotlight is on Michael Smith, co-founder of Bushwacker Spirits. Smith and lifelong friend Carter Echols launched Bushwacker Spirits in May 2020 out of their office in Sarasota, Florida. Inspired by their love of the classic beach cocktail and the beautiful Gulf Coast, the rum-based cocktail was created to be poured directly over ice or blended into cocktail recipes.
What’s Pouring: Lux Row’s next Blood Oath Pact plus Michter’s and Lipton Hard Iced Tea
Lux Row Distillers' Blood Oath Pact 9 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey now arriving at retail. Plus, Michter's addresses shortages with capacity investments, announces new release of 10-year rye and Lipton Hard Ice Tea launches with four flavors.
Happy Hour Q&A with Wyoming Whiskey’s David DeFazio
This week's spotlight is on David DeFazio, co-founder of Wyoming Whiskey with Brad and Kate Mead. When Brad and Kate decided to make bourbon, they turned to “Faz” to figure out how to get it done and he’s been getting it done for Wyoming Whiskey ever since. To keep David’s bio from being too long, we’ll just make a list: lawyer, river guide, late night philosopher, angler, skier, wingman, Yankees fan, and whiskey man.
What’s Pouring: Chicken Cock debuts Double Oak whiskey plus Heaven’s Door heads to Kentucky and a Midnight Snack
Chicken Cock Whiskey debuts Double Oak Kentucky Whiskey plus Heaven's Door to open distillery in Kentucky and Elvis Whiskey debuts new ‘Midnight Snack’ flavored whiskey.
Happy Hour Q&A with the World Wine Guys
This week's spotlight is on the World Wine Guys, Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, and their follow-up to Red Wine with White Wine: The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential Varieties & Styles (on sale now). DeSimone and Jenssen bring their expertise to the world of Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio with profiles of all the must-known varieties and their styles. Each chapter surveys one grape or blend and a snapshot of what to expect in the glass, suggested food pairings, and more than 1,500 recommended wines.
What’s Pouring: Puncher’s Chance add new year-round release plus White Claw and Spindrift Spiked
Wolf Spirit heads into the fourth round with launch of Puncher’s Chance The Undisputed Bourbon plus White Claw Vodka hits shelves and Spindrift Spiked adds new flavor.
Happy Hour Q&A with SipScout’s Suzanne Henricksen
This week’s spotlight is on SipScout by The Crafty Cask and their founder Suzanne Henricksen. The Crafty Cask launched SipScout, a rotating alcohol subscription box created to introduce craft drink enthusiasts to beer, cider, wine, spirits, and cocktails from makers across the country. When people sign up for the SipScout monthly craft alcohol subscription box, they receive a collection of craft alcohol every month. Each box features different categories and styles from craft makers from all over the country.