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Finding a Place in the Craft Spirits Boom

Finding a Place in the Craft Spirits Boom

Following in the footsteps of craft beer, there has been an incredible growth in craft distilling of late. The Philadelphia region went from one local craft distillery a few years ago to about a dozen in the region with dozens ...

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Row House Spirits

Row House Spirits

It seems to be a common story of sorts in any industry that revolves around an artisanal product. An individual has a passion for something and a career which they are much less passionate about. Years pass. Then one day, ...

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It’s All About the Wood

It’s All About the Wood

Getting his start in restoring old American barns into homes (a career he’s still very much involved in), Sean Tracy discovered an adoration for wood. One year for Christmas, he received a home still to make his own spirits. Though ...

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Distilling in Pottstown

Distilling in Pottstown

Recently being promoted to the ranking of “regional craft brewery,” you would think Sly Fox Brewing Company owner, John Giannopoulos, would have enough on his plate to keep him busy for a while. The brewery is now producing beer in their Phoenixville, PA brewpub, as well as their ...

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Reviving Farm Distilling

Reviving Farm Distilling

Prior to 1919, in New York State it was common for distillers to have their home on a farm. In fact, over 1,000 farm distillers were in existence prior to that time, best known for kicking off Prohibition. In 1933, ...

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A New Kick on Wine

A New Kick on Wine

What does one do when Prohibition has ended and one wants to start legally drinking again; but thanks to The Depression setting in, can’t really afford to do so with the variety they prefer? One takes homemade country wine and ...

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Breckenridge Distillery

Breckenridge Distillery

For those reading this magazine, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Breckenridge is most likely that dessert-like Vanilla Porter from Colorado’s third craft brewery. The Breckenridge name, however, also refers to a very well-respected Colorado ...

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