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Dictador Rums: A Dictador you’ll gladly serve

By Wyatt / June 6, 2016 / Comments Off on Dictador Rums: A Dictador you’ll gladly serve

Although infamous for other endeavors, Columbia has a burgeoning distilling industry. One company in particular, Dictador, has started to invade the Colorado region with two particularly mouthwatering products. Dictador Colombian rums are made from the fermentation of virgin sugar cane honey, distilled partly in copper alembic and partly in steel continuous column stills to achieve…

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Are you a Feisty drinker?

By Wyatt / April 18, 2016 / Comments Off on Are you a Feisty drinker?

In early 2012, Feisty Spirits became the first craft distillery in Fort Collins. They specialize in single barrel whiskies made with diverse organic grains that are aged in charred American oak barrels. The folks at Feisty believe producing craft whiskey is an art form and they are passionate about creating unique, flavorful spirits for people…

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New Products: Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

By Wyatt / March 21, 2016 / Comments Off on New Products: Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

Bourbon Barrel Aging Trend Spreads to Wine Before the advent of stainless steel storage tanks and kegs, the makers of alcoholic beverages used barrels out of necessity. If you produced rum, you simply reused rum barrels. If you made whiskey, you used whiskey barrels, and so forth. Cross flavoring with barrels, using one type of…

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New Products: Boomsma Claerkampster Cloosterbitter

By Wyatt / February 28, 2016 / Comments Off on New Products: Boomsma Claerkampster Cloosterbitter

Cloosterbitter is based on a 15th century recipe from the Monastry Claerkamp, where the monks embraced the medicinal properties of this unique bitter. Long ago, Brother Jacob would collect all kinds of natural ingredients during his walks around the monastery. These included nettles, cloverleaf, daisies, mint, dandelion, and milfoil. He used these to make a…

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