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    Aug 2002

    Why haven't beer makers also been whiskey distillers?

    It seems like a natural extension of the base product into a distilled spirit....

    Wow, a quick Google search turned up this story:


    Brewer, distiller concoct a joint venture
    Berkshires company to use Sam Adams beer to create a pair of premium whiskeys
    By Dan Adams | Globe Correspondent June 18, 2012

    A trend developing? Certainly if the product is successful it could spawn imitators.

    JIm Koch says it nicely:

    "When you distill, you’re taking little slices of the essential flavors in beer,” said Jim Koch, Boston Beer founder. “To me, it’s just a continuation of learning and understanding beer.”
    Last edited by Jono; 04-01-2013 at 21:50.



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