There’s Something About Brandy

For all the excitement about local small-batch spirits, why is brandy lagging behind? Somewhere in Wisconsin at this very moment, a cherry and an orange slice are being muddled in a glass. They’re being pulverized with a sugar cube and a dash of bitters. A few ice cubes get added, then a slug of rail brandy … [ Read more]

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Five Distillery Updates in the Midwest

Things are happening in the Midwest’s distilling scene. Here’s a few notable updates from the past weeks. Wollersheim Winery of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, opened the doors to its new distillery. The distillery is making all-Wisconsin brandy, apple brandy, gin, and absinthe. Read more at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Distillery startups including Green Door Distilling Co … [ Read more]