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cas
12-22-2010, 05:13
I see my alma mater enters into this discussion. Of course I did get 2 credit hours my senior year for the intro to wines and spirits class.

Anyway, this is an informative short article with a focus on upstate NY area.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/22/dining/22Distill.html?_r=1

Doe anybody have a running tally of the craft distillers that are cropping up and their current product lines?
Craig

sku
12-22-2010, 08:21
I try to keep a running tally of all American whiskey distilleries and brands that are currently in production, though there are so many that I add to it every few weeks or so.

http://recenteats.blogspot.com/2009/05/complete-list-of-american-whiskey.html

cowdery
12-22-2010, 14:12
In the NYT article, Frank Coleman of DISCUS says there are 220 U.S. distilleries. Roughly counting the major bourbon and NGS distilleries as about 20, that would mean about 200 microdistilleries. I think the ADI quotes a higher number, closer to 300, but I trust DISCUS more than ADI when it comes to facts.