Hey Milwaukee, the latest edition of “Alcoholmanac” is here! Lots of great stuff inside, including cool recipes, a feature I wrote on SE Wisconsin distilleries before Prohibition. Continue reading The latest edition of Alcoholmanac is here!
“The War on Alcohol” by Lisa McGirr retells the story of Prohibition with a cocktail of case studies, legal analysis, and a broad scope. Continue reading The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State, by Lisa McGirr @ NYJB
My collaborative article with Brian West is in the current issue of Alcoholmanac. You can find print copies at Milwaukee-area taverns and liquor stores. Continue reading Wisconsin Microdistilleries @ Alcoholmanac
Via 2018 South 1st Street Milwaukee, WI 53207 http://www.twistedpathdistillery.com On a sunny October afternoon I met Brian Sammons, the Founder/Distiller of Twisted Path Distillery. The micro-distillery, Milwaukee’s third, occupies warehouse space across the street from Horny Goat Brewery. Launched in December 2014, Twisted Path has been a passion project for Sammons. Changes in the state’s liquor laws has created a small but recognizable boom in the micro-distilling business. Of the 40-plus micro-distilleries in Wisconsin, Milwaukee has three: Great Lakes Distillery, The Central Standard Distillery, and Twisted Path Distillery. Great Lakes and Central Standard are in Walker’s Point while Twisted Path … Continue reading Milwaukee Distilled: Brian Sammons and Twisted Path Distillery
Milwaukee has become a foodie haven and is known for its food and beverages. Milwaukee is home to not only beer but spirits. And really good spirits at that. Continue reading The Spirits of Milwaukee: Great Lakes Distillery and Central Standard Craft Distillery