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.

Magical, Misunderstood Mezcal

Let me guess, when I say mezcal you think smoke bomb. We’ve all had one too many craft cocktails featuring mezcal that sound delicious, but deliver a smoky BBQ pit in your mouth. Where’s the grapefruit? The thyme? All of those other ingredients that made this drink so...

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Tequila Talks. Beyond the Margarita

Making memories over handcrafted drinks opens the door to a whole new world of fascination with the elements  used to create them. Over time, I’ve learned that sipping a margarita lakeside warms my heart as much a tequila served neat after a long, hard day. In central...

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VIDEO: Rum from New England

We're finishing up our rumr series with this week's video all about New England rum history and a few of our favorites from the region. sours? Check out the rest of our rum series here to get you ready to jump on the rum train and expand your horizons to this...

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Rummy Rum Rum 101

Let me be the first to say, rum is going to be the next whiskey! Ok, maybe I'm not the first to say that. But I've been saying it a lot lately and plan to continue to say it a lot more. If your last impression of rum was spring break piña coladas, daiquiris or...

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VIDEO: A Sampling of American Sour Beers

We're finishing up our sour beer series with this week's video as we dive into American Sour Beers. American sours, like many things we do here in the states, tend to break a lot of the classic rules and approaches. We're innovators here and it's no different for...

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