Distillery Articles

Area Maps

We’ve put together up to date maps of all open distilleries in Northern California and Bay Area Distilleries, covering our home turn of San Francisco and the surrounding area. We’ve tried to link to reviews, and add hours and tour information wherever possible.

We’ve also put together a distillery map for LA.

Distillery Reviews

We’ve visited dozens of distilleries in the US and Europe and written up reviews of our travels. Here are some of our favorites:

Review #49: Laphroaig Triple Wood
Laphroaig was my gateway whisky – and also the way I discovered that I unequivocably love peat. We have been
Cocktail in front of a mirror with a lemon garnish, the mirror reflects the cocktail
Cocktails to Make with Cognac
What cocktails should you make with cognac? These are our top picks.
Blood & More Blood
One of the most famous scotch cocktails is the Blood and Sand. But to be quite honest, I’ve always found
Tire Fire Whiskey
Review #48: Tire Fire
This is our fifth and final review of the 5 whiskies we tried at the ASW Distillery in Atlanta, Georgia.
ASW Burns Night
Review #47: ASW Burns Night
This is our fourth review (out of 5) on whiskies released by ASW Distillery (Atlanta, Georgia). We originally visited Atlanta
Duality Double Malt ASW
Review #46: ASW Duality Double Malt
This is part 3 of our 5-post series on ASW Distillery located in Atlanta, Georgia. We originally visited Atlanta to
ASW Resurgens Rye
Review #45: ASW Resurgens Rye
As we mentioned in our previous post on ASW’s Fiddler Unison Bourbon (batch 4), we visited the gorgeous ASW tasting
Fiddler Unison Bourbon
Review #44: ASW Fiddler Unison Bourbon Batch 4
We recently visited the tasting room at ASW distillery in the heart of Atlanta, which to our delight, focuses exclusively
Bottle of Irish whiskey next to tasting glass.
Review #43: Lambay Whiskey Small Batch Blend
Unremarkable non-age statement Irish whiskey finished in Cognac casks.
Aperol Spritzmenot
The recent New York Times article on the Aperol Spritz has driven a wedge through our household. One of us