Posts Tagged:Industry

What is Bourbon? Part 3: “…from a fermented mash of not less than 51 percent corn…”

Check out Parts 1 and 2 of the “What is Bourbon?” Series here and here. For Part 3 of our “What is Bourbon” series, we look at the ingredients that make bourbon bourbon. It may seem straight forward, but when you really dig into the Code of Federal Regulations (and the Beverage Alcohol Manual from…

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Press Release: International Flavored Vodka Tasting Event Awards Grand Rapids Distillery with Double Gold

International Flavored Vodka Tasting Event Awards Grand Rapids Distillery with Double Gold Long Road’s Wendy Peppercorn Vodka stands out from a crowded field of flavored spirits. Grand Rapids, Michigan – Internationally recognized Grand Rapids distillery, Long Road Distillers, announced more top honors for their line-up of spirits, this time coming from a competition in New…

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Distillers grapple with truth in advertising (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

With craft distilling on the rise, some are cashing in without even making their own product. By Pat Evans and Jesse O’Brien for the Grand Rapids Business Journal The story behind a bottle of spirits sitting on the shelf might be murkier than its contents. Look closely at that bottle and the label can be…

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Learn the craft or hire for experience? West Michigan craft distilleries take two paths to ramp up production (MiBiz)

When the founders of Long Road Distillers LLC decided to bring in an experienced professional to manage the launch of its spirits production later this year, they realized they needed to look beyond the local talent pool for help. That realization led partners Kyle Van Strien and Jon O’Connor to recruit Brian Pribyl as the…

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