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Craft Spirits

The world of craft spirits is varied and vast, so it’s time to ensure the spirits you’re drinking are too! That means asking for local, craft spirits when you’re enjoying a drink…there are too many amazing spirits out there for generic vodka-sodas anymore.

What is the Best American Whiskey | Find Yours Now

What is the Best American Whiskey | Find Yours Now

It’s fascinating that so many people ask me, friends or their trusty “siri” or “ok google” for that everyday. That, and “best bourbon,” “best rye,” and so many other similar requests for this ever elusive answer. Why is it fascinating? Well because “best” is subjective, of course! Yet there are thousands of resources out there espousing what is “best” when whomever is making that decision doesn’t have your palate! They might not have even remotely the same preferences as you.

Whiskey 101: How That Liquid Gold Gets Into Your Glass

Whiskey 101: How That Liquid Gold Gets Into Your Glass

Whiskey; we sip it slowly, we mix it into cocktails, some of us toss it back, and some of us don’t go near the stuff. But if you’re down with that cold hard brown, then you may not realize the scientific miracle that resides in your glass. The Crafty Cask is here to give you a simple rundown of how whiskey comes to be.

The Untold History of Women in Craft  Alcohol

The Untold History of Women in Craft Alcohol

It may seem unusual now to conceive of the bearded and mustachioed world of craft alcohol as something inherently feminine. In part, this is because general western knowledge of beer, wine and spirits extends only as far back as 100 years, with the formation of the major commercial labels we drink today. Yet, prior to the Industrial Revolution, the crafts of brewing and distilling were globally predominated by women. Today, our guest writer from Town Under Black Distillery gives us a beautiful and compelling history lesson as we close out Women’s History Month.

Peruvian Pisco vs. Chilean Pisco: The Rivalry Continues

Peruvian Pisco vs. Chilean Pisco: The Rivalry Continues

There are never-ending rivalries such as Boston Red Sox versus the New York Yankees, Dunkin’ Donuts versus Starbucks, and Star Trek versus Star Wars.  However, there is a rivalry that predates all these examples: Peruvian Pisco versus Chilean Pisco. This feud is...

Pisco 101: So Much More Than Pisco Sours

Pisco 101: So Much More Than Pisco Sours

Pisco is a spirit you've likely heard of, especially as a Pisco Sour, but maybe don't know much about otherwise. Believe it or not, the U.S. is the second biggest importer of Pisco in the world, and its popularity is only growing as mixologists and drinkers discover...

Our Favorite, Easy Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

Our Favorite, Easy Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

National Hot Buttered Rum Day is almost upon us. This year it is being celebrated on the 17th of January...who says we have to stop drinking festive drinks just because the holidays are over?! Now, we hardly need an excuse to sip on this delicious tipple, especially...

Our Gift Guide for the Craft Booze Lover in your Life

Our Gift Guide for the Craft Booze Lover in your Life

I swear it was just summer yesterday, wasn't it? Yet all of a sudden it's time to figure out what I'm getting everyone (and asking for, let's be honest!) for the holidays this year. I mean Thanksgiving is next week people...next week! And we all know that time passes...

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