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Craft Distilling’s Next Big Thing: Direct-to-Consumer Liquor Sales

Since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 federal and state governments have held a tight rein over the US liquor market. Only in limited...

New Release Roundup for February 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, standout, new or trending in...

Explosion at Colorado distillery

Update: A GoFundMe page has been set up here to help defray expenses for the injured employees. Video — An explosion and fire at Estes...

New Release Roundup for January 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, new or trending in spirits...

New Release Roundup for December 2020

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, new or trending in spirits...

Interview with James Downs

Moving from Detroit to Cleveland and San Francisco, then back home to Detroit, James Downs first fell in love with cocktails and spirits working...