Category: The Distillery

11.14.16

What’s the Difference?

There were very few craft whiskies when Amanda and I decided to make one in Texas. I still remember pulling the bottle out of a Texas flag felt bag only to turn it over and see “Product of Canada.” We were horrified this was what local whiskey was becoming know for. There had to be a better way to make great tasting whiskey than to buy it from somewhere else…

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08.30.16

New Still!

Amanda & I learned more about distilling from the Yoichi Distillery than anywhere else in Japan. So, when it came time to add another still, we looked to them for inspiration…

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11.17.15

Bradley, Solstice Farm

With Thanksgiving approaching, I thought it’d be a good time to go visit Bradley’s farm. In exchanged for our cooked barley, he brings us fresh vegetables every week! Bradley takes our “spent grain” and winery grape pressings to make compost for his fields. Below you can see a picture of his free range chickens wandering over for a closer inspection…

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