Hudson Whiskey’s Refreshing Evolution

The cult favorite from Upstate New York undergoes a multi-sensory upgrade

It’s hard to keep track of the many ways the team behind Hudson Whiskey has pioneered the craft distillery movement. Of course, there’s the well-known tale of founder Ralph Erenzo lobbying in New York State for the brand’s very existence and carefully changing archaic laws. There’s the liquor’s devout following, inside and outside of the state, of consumers desiring something delectable. And then there’s the …

Interview: High West Master Distiller Brendan Coyle on The Future of American Single Malt Whiskey

Utah’s pioneering liquor producer rises above cult status with no signs of slowing

Park City’s Main Street serves as a quaint, historic backdrop for locals and visitors alike, and the great outdoors that surround the mountain town are full of adventure and breathtaking panoramas year long. Perhaps less expected, in a state with some of the strictest alcohol regulations, is the steady rise of Park City’s homegrown whiskey. Since its 2006 debut, with a 250-gallon still and saloon …

Touring Ancram, New York’s Hillrock Estate Distillery

The home of authentic, delicious "field-to-glass" whiskies from the Hudson Valley

Stretching along 100 acres of sloping farmland, Hillrock Estate Distillery produces some of the finest whiskies to come from the Hudson Valley, the entire state of New York, and arguably the country. Beyond this plot in the town of Ancram (which houses the distillery, barrel house, visitor center and an elegant Georgian home dating back to 1806), Hillrock owns and leases another 850 acres nearby—a …