Celebrating the People, Stories & Art of Craft Alcohol

Welcome to The Crafty Cask, a place for craft alcohol enthusiasts to learn, discover and enjoy their passion. A place that’s dedicated to telling the stories behind the craft, up and coming innovations, lesser known drinks and, of course, the incredible people and places behind it all.

The Botanical Journey of How Gin is Made

If you’ve read our Simple History of Gin and Kick Off Your Gin Love Affair you likely already have a fairly decent grasp of what gin is and a few of our favorite bottles to get you started. But, before we get into the grit of how this fabulous botanical-infused staple...

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VIDEO: Natural Wine 101

Natural wine is hot these days, but they can also be confusing and hard to find. In today's video we're sitting down with Jenny Eagleton of The Punchdown Natural Wine Bar & Kitchen to get informed! What does natural wine really mean? Do they all taste a bit funky? How...

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Sake Styles: How To Order Like a Pro

You've made it! We're finishing up our journey into the Japanese tradition of sake making with this third piece in our series. In our first piece we talked about the four critical components of premium sake...rice, water, koji and yeast. Then we dove into how sake is...

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The Art of Making Sake

In our previous romp with Sake, we explored what sake is. Now let's move on to the how. While sake's ingredients are simple and pure the process tends to be a bit more, shall we say, involved. If you are drinking sake, you are drinking something that has been made...

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Sake 101: The Four Key Components

Like many Americans, we have to admit we've taken part in the cheap thrill of “sake bombing.” For a lot of people it's the first, and sometimes only, introduction they have to sake. You know, yelling the only Japanese word one may know, while simultaneously pouring...

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We are all about celebrating amazing artisan and craft alcohol producers here at The Crafty Cask, so we’d love to hear from you if you’re interested in working with us.

Cheers to craft alcohol!

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