Blackstrap Molasses in Rum Production
Rum is a great portfolio spirit for both new and established craft distillers: it has a compelling history, it’s perennially popular with consumers, versatile in cocktails, and can be packaged as a white spirit as well as aged in wood. Plus, its production is fairly straightforward given the right raw materials. The Technical Sales team […]
The American Agave Spirit
Using the name of ‘Tequila’ for agave spirits is regulated, and can only be used for blue agave spirits produced in specific places in Mexico: the state of Jalisco, and parts of Guanajuato, Tamaulipas, Michoacán, and Nayarit. This leaves distillers outside of those regions, especially in the US, with the need to create alternative titles for their agave produced spirits.
Craft on Ice; The 6th Annual Distillers’ Convention & Vendor Trade Show
We are only a few weeks away from the largest gathering of licensed craft spirits producers in the country. The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) is putting on their sixth annual Distiller’s Convention & Vendor Trade Show, Craft on Ice. This is the first year the trade show will take place in Minneapolis, MN, and […]