Spirits

Big Bottom Distilling

Hillsboro, Oregon

Inspired by the craft spirit movement in Oregon, Ted Pappas opened the doors to Big Bottom Whiskey in 2010 as the premier independent bottler of whiskeys located in Hillsboro, Oregon. In the initial years, the company primarily focused on merchant bottling of bourbons along with specialty finished bourbons such as the multiple awards winning Port Cask Finished Bourbon. As of 2015 they began releasing their own line of distilled products including gins, rums, brandies and whiskeys.

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Cognac Park

Cognac, France

Indifferent to clichés and wary of received wisdoms, the many fans of Cognacs Park are connoisseurs in the truest sense of the word: admirers of authentic quality, for whom nothing beats that precious, shared moment of enjoyment when the time finally comes to savour the intense flavours of a Park Cognac – the delicacy of the Borderies, the complexity of the XO, the rich power of the Vieille Grande Champagne...

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JVR Spirits

Portland, Oregon

JVR Spirits, based in Portland, Oregon, makes Krupnik in small batches, by hand, using organic spices and citrus, wildflower honey, and fine spirits from grain. Inspired by his father’s family recipe, Vince Radostitz resurrected this spiced honey liqueur that has its origins in Poland and Lithuania dating back to the 15th century. Neat, on the rocks, in a Hot Toddy, or as a delightful twist on a Manhattan cocktail, Krupnik is a serendipitous confluence of bees and booze.

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Mikkeller Spirits

Copenhagen, Denmark

It’s no secret that world-famous Mikkeller Brewery is inspired by American beer, hops, and culture. And curious by nature, they have never been one to shy away from a new challenge. In teaming up with Braunstein Distillery in Koge, DK, they are now producing another US favorite, craft spirits. Their experimental approach is evident in the distilling of one of their most famous beers, Black, as well as hopped gins and vodkas. Beer drinkers and spirits drinkers alike will find them intriguing.

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New Deal Distiller

Portland, Oregon

All New Deal Distillery products are made locally and in small batches using natural and organic ingredients, including local Bull Run water and grain from Bob’s Red Mill, a local employee-owned co-op. New Deal takes an authentic approach in its spirits production and in its community involvement. “Think global, act local” is at the center of New Deal Distillery’s mission, which fosters relationships with local organic farmers, supports the DIY spirit of Portland, and promotes the Slow Food Movement, all in an effort to be both environmentally sustainable and socially responsible.

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