Lyon Distilling Company is a micro distillery located in Saint Michaels, Maryland, steps from the Chesapeake Bay. Founded in 2012, the distillery launched with a signature line of rums paying tribute to the rich, spirited traditions of the Eastern Shore. Hand-crafted from start to finish, Lyon spirits begin as intentionally-sourced raw ingredients, and are hand-crafted – mashed, fermented, and double-distilled in small pot stills – every step of the way, resulting in a superior and unique final product. The goal is to create distinctly American spirits – working to define the category of new American rum, and perfecting Maryland Rye Whiskey & American Malt Whiskey, while experimenting with obscure grains… Read more »
What do you get when you combine local markets, craft distilling, premium products and fantastic customer experiences? – a knockout small business known as KO Distilling. Co-founded by college classmates and long-time friends Bill Karlson and John O’Mara in 2013, this new craft distillery in historic Manassas, VA is both a manufacturing plant and a destination. They make, store, bottle and ship both high-quality clear (unaged) and brown (aged) distilled spirits. Their products include gin, white whiskey, small batch bourbon, rye whiskey, and other spirits. They are proud to be the 19th operating distillery in Virginia and one of roughly 1,200 (and growing) craft distilleries in the United States.
Mark McLaughlin and Arch Watkins, former Naval Flight Officers with a lifelong love of whiskey met Bob Stilnovich, a founder of Golden Distillery, while on a trip to Seattle. Bob, a fellow veteran, was ready to retire, so a deal was struck to pass on his recipes—and more importantly, his extensive whiskey-making knowledge. Come try the duo’s flagship spirits and more with us on Thursday evening!
Join us tonight for a special tasting of Woodford Reserve’s Rye Whiskey and Bourbon. The perfectly balanced taste of their Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is comprised of more than 200 detectable flavor notes, from bold grain and wood, to sweet aromatics, spice, and fruit & floral notes. Made in the traditional style of Kentucky Ryes, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey delivers bold flavors of pepper and tobacco with a long fruit and sweetly spiced finish.
Join us this Thursday as we sample Evan Williams signature bourbons. The Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon is a five-time Whiskey of the Year award winner. White Label is their signature 100 proof, Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon. To be labeled as Bottled-in-Bond,” a spirit must be the product of one distillation season and one distiller at one distillery, bottled at 100 proof and aged for at least four years under U.S. government supervision. You won’t want to miss them!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and why not celebrate early? Join us on Thirsty Thursday to sample through a line-up of delicious Irish whiskey from West Cork Distillers. Using equipment they have hand-crafted on site, the folks at West Cork are intimately involved in the production of their whiskeys. Distilling only using fresh spring water, Irish grains, and even some of their own home-grown barley, West Cork is passionate about creating hand-crafted, high quality Irish whiskey. Join us on Thursdaynight for a sample and class-up your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year with a bottle of West Cork!