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Episode 184 – Eda Rhyne Distilling Company – Chris Bower

This episode features Chris Bower of⁠ Eda Rhyne Distilling Company⁠.

Chris had been looking into doing a distillery for a number of years. He had been working on some home made projects. One day a mutual friend Rett Murphy came to Chris and shared that he’s been looking to create a distillery. Rett has been a farmer for 15 plus years and wanted to stay in agriculture but with something more towards providing the fruits of his labor. The conversation turned towards making Fernet and the relationship was sealed. Chris has a family history about learning about plants and botanicals. The distillery launched in 2017 with the Appalachian Fernet and laying down barrels or Rare Grain Rye Whiskey. They provide these special grains and plants a place to shine and show off their specialness. 

101 Fairview Rd suite a, Asheville, NC 28803 – (828) 412-5441 – www.EdaRhyne.com – ⁠Facebook⁠

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Highlights From our Discussion:

⁠Seashore Black Rye⁠

⁠Drew Mayville⁠

⁠Ovo Vodka⁠

⁠Delaware Valley Fields Foundation⁠

⁠Gin de Las Californias

Episode 178 – BOTLD – Andrew Auwerda and Drew Perry

This episode features ⁠Andrew Auwerda⁠ and ⁠Drew Perry⁠ of ⁠BOTLD⁠.

The idea for BOTLD came during covid. Andrew was running ⁠Philadelphia Distilling⁠. The ⁠PLCB⁠ was closed for 12 weeks during the lockdown. That was their number one purchaser of ⁠Bluecoat American Dry Gin⁠. They quickly pivoted to direct to consumer sales. This practice became a huge success. Today BOTLD’s mission is to bring a more adventurous, wider, deeper selection of spirits to consumers, as well as, bars and restaurants. They curate brands and spirits that can’t get into the PLCB. BOTLD partners with those brands and brings them to the shelves in Pennsylvania. Distinction… Discovery… Delivery

www.BOTLD.com – 190 Town Center Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406 – 445-776-7000 – ⁠Facebook⁠

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Highlights From our Discussion:

⁠Kyrö Distillery Company⁠

⁠Catoctin Creek Distilling⁠

⁠Pigeon Foot Bourbon⁠

⁠Bird Gang Bourbon Whiskey⁠

⁠Philadelphia Eagles⁠

⁠Salta Montes Tequila⁠

⁠2SP Brewing Company⁠

⁠Hershey⁠

⁠Wawa

Episode 176 – Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery – Christian Ryan

This episode feature ⁠Christian Ryan⁠ of ⁠Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery⁠.

This ten year journey began as a hobby for the founders of Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery. They are lovers of bourbon and whiskey. The idea of opening a winery didn’t appeal to them as much as starting a distillery. The timing fell in line with New York’s changing its farm distillery laws. Christian came on board three years ago as the head distiller. He has had his hand in brewing since 2007, so the transition to distilling was a comfortable move. They have recently expanded and moved into a new space to give their guests an even more fabulous experience. The added room provided for much needed production and barrel storage area. Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery offers consumers a chance to experience the flavor and character of the Adirondacks.

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www.SpringbrookHollow.com – 10047 NY-149, Fort Ann, NY 12827 –  ⁠(518) 338-3130⁠ – ⁠Facebook

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Highlights From our Discussion:

⁠Sono 1420 America’s Maritime Distillery⁠

⁠Lake George, NY⁠

⁠Kru Coffee⁠

⁠Eda Rhine Distilling Company⁠

⁠Tenth Ward Distilling Company⁠

⁠Speyside Cooperage⁠

⁠Arcane Distilling⁠

⁠Scott’s Mini Woodshop⁠

⁠Adirondack Brewery⁠

⁠New York Sate Distillers Guild

Whiskey Tangents/Scotland – Laura Fields

This episode features ⁠Laura Fields⁠ with ⁠The Seed Spark Project⁠.

Laura is back to discuss her journey to Scotland and update us on Rosen Rye. Laura blind tastes 2 expressions as we catch up on our favorite subject… whiskey history.

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Highlights From our Discussion:

⁠The Whiskey Exchange⁠

⁠Edinburgh⁠

⁠Cohiba Lanceros⁠

⁠Neeley Family Distillery⁠

⁠Old Overholt⁠

⁠Eight Oaks Distillery⁠

⁠Bluebird Distilling⁠

⁠McLaughlin Distillery⁠

⁠Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey⁠

⁠Scotts Mini Woodshop⁠

⁠Roger Wilco⁠

⁠Delaware Valley Fields Foundation⁠

⁠Iron City Distilling⁠

⁠Stoll & Wolfe Distillery⁠

⁠Liberty Pole Spirits⁠

⁠Dancing Star Farm⁠

⁠Siwani Spirits

Episode 172 – Wildfether Distilling – Tommy Alfinito

This episode features ⁠Tommy Alfinito⁠ of ⁠Wildfether Distilling⁠.

Tommy is a former gym owner who had a dream to open a brewery. His experiences got him into Japanese Whiskey. He got deeper and deeper into whiskey which led him to the idea of opening a distillery. His hometown of Haddonfield was seeking to have someone open a distillery. Tommy is very hands on and he got started learning the ropes of distilling. Wildfether opened in May of 2023. They have exploded onto the scene making 1500 cocktails a week for their raving customers. They are working hard to keep up with production and already have expansion plans in the works. They’re a meeting spot in the community. You’ll be amazed and delighted by the craft spirits and cocktails. 

236 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 –⁠ Instagram⁠

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Highlights From our Discussion:

⁠Specific Mechanical Systems⁠

⁠Haddonfield, NJ⁠

⁠Lenape High School⁠

⁠Sunflour Bake Shop⁠

⁠Rabbit Hill Malt⁠

⁠Bob McDonald – Dancing Star Farm⁠

⁠Tree House Brewing Company⁠

⁠Kozuba & Sons Distillery⁠

⁠Sonja Hunt – ABV Jobs

Episode 148 – Liberty Pole Spirits Grand Opening

This special episode features ⁠Jim⁠⁠Ellen⁠, Rob and ⁠Kevin Hough⁠ of ⁠Liberty Pole Spirits⁠.

On July 15th Liberty Pole Spirits entered a new chapter in the history of their whiskey distillery. Friends, family and new fans joined the celebration and filled their new campus to capacity. It was an amazing experience to be part of the festivities and tour this state of the art distillery. The crowned jewel is the largest rickhouse in all of Pennsylvania. This expansive structure provides so much room now to fill and age barrels. 

The tasting room and bottle shop are full of history which is befitting to the distilled spirits that are being produced. It’s a comfortable space to sit, relax, sip and enjoy the sights, sounds and the conversations all around. The cocktails are amazing. A perfect balanced and well rounded compliment to the base whiskey being used. We got see the production space from the seating area overlooking the distillery itself. 

⁠Episode 31⁠ featured Jim and there you can learn about the history and the humble beginnings of Liberty Pole. This episode provides a glimpse into the excitement of opening day, the experiences leading up to it and some never told stories about the beginning of the distillery. 

This is certainly a destination that must be on your bucket list.

800 Adios DriveWashington, PA –724-503-4014 – www.LibertyPoleSpirits.com – Facebook⁠⁠

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⁠Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends

Episode 133 – Catoctin Creek Distilling Company – Becky Harris

This episode features Becky Harris of Catoctin Creek Distilling Company .

Becky and Scott founded Catoctin Creek in 2009. At the time there were about 200 distilleries in the United Sates and 6 in Virginia. They began with a vision of making rye whiskey which was “the whiskey” up until prohibition in the Mid-Atlantic States. At Cotoctin they use batch pot still distillation. This is the key to deriving the most flavor from the rye grain. In the beginning it was difficult to get farmers to take a chance on this little craft distillery. Today those farmers are glad that they did. Catoctin produces some of the finest rye whiskey’s. Combine that with the delicious cocktails in the tasting room and you have a recipe for continued growth and success. We enjoyed our fascinating conversation about history, the spirits industry and Catoctin Creek Distilling.  

120 W Main St, Purcellville, VA 20132 – ⁠⁠⁠⁠(540) 751-8404⁠ – www.CatoctinCreekDistilling.com – Facebook

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Highlights from our discussion:

Every Home a Distillery

American Craft Spirit Association

Mt. Defiance Distillery

⁠Jack Rose Dining Saloon⁠

MGP

Sagamore Spirit

New Riff Distilling

Eight Oaks Farm Distillery

Gwar

Leopold Brothers

Diageo Brands

George Dickel

Bulleit Bourbon

Du Nord Social Spirits

Distilled Spirits Council

Purcellville, VA

Episode 132 – Kyrö Distillery Company – Miika Lipiäinen

This episode features Miika Lipiäinen of Kyrö Distillery Company.

5 Friends in a sauna were passing around a bottle of U.S. Rye Whiskey.  They started to ask themselves… “Why isn’t anybody making whiskey out of Rye in Finland?”  The idea stuck and they began reaching out to those in the distilling industry to help and to determine if this was a viable concept.  Two and a half years later found them opening Kyrö Distillery Company. Today they see themselves as pioneers in the rye whisky space.  Since opening they have won the best gin for a gin & tonic at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in London.  They’re winning hearts, minds and spirit enjoying palates of those that are giving Kyrö a try.  Don’t miss the chance to enjoy some of their wonderful gin or whiskys.  As they say in Finland… Kippis!

www.KyroDistillery.com – Facebook

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Highlights from our discussion:

International Wine and Spirits Competition

Koval Distillery

Northeast Barrel Company 

Mid-August Distillery Festival

Bar Convent Brooklyn

Episode 131 – Widow’s Peak Distilling Company – Josh Douglas

This episode features Josh Douglas of Widow’s Peak Distilling Company.

Mike and Mark Ilg were on a ski trip when they devised a plan for a distillery.  Mark had been an avid home brewer for 15 years so the challenge of distilling intrigued him.  2 weeks later, after reading a book, he professed to Mike that he was ready to distill vodka.  They set up shop distilling their spirits in Peach Bottom, PA.   The doors to the cocktail bar and tasting room opened in Ambler, PA in July of 2022.  What you will discover here are spirits layered with flavor and a nuanced sipping experience.  They provide a wide variety of cocktails to highlight they’re handcrafted in PA spirits.    

10 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002(267) 209-0551 – www.WidowsPeakDistilling.com – Facebook

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Highlights from our discussion:

Sorrentino Pasta and Provisions

Michelle Cudia

Forrest & Main

Painted Stave Distilling

Philadelphia Distilling

Bees Knees Cocktail

MGP

Ambler, PA

Whiskey Tangents with Laura Fields

This episode features Laura Fields of The Delaware Valley Fields Foundation.

In this episode Laura and I go down a number of whiskey history tangents.  We hope that you enjoy this fascinating journey into some little discussed stories of our past.

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Highlights From our Conversation:

Jefferson’s Bourbon

Stoll and Wolfe

Jack Sullivan

Michters

Wild Turkey

Leopold Brothers

Alan Bishop

Judson and Moore

Whiskey Trust

Quantum Spirits

Koval Distillery

Laird & Company

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