Wollersheim Winery & Distillery has produced its first bourbon, which is only the second “bottled in bond” bourbon in the state.  Its single-origin ethic is very 2019 Read more


Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. of Galea, Illinois, is producing its first barrel-aged bourbons and ryes. Read more

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Todd Hubler

The rise of local distilleries is hard to miss, across the east side of Madison — and statewide. While deregulation made it possible, it’s word of mouth that’s making the scene thrive. Read more

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Two engineering graduates from UW-Madison are putting their science smarts into a new distillery business based in Sun Prairie. Read more



Mark Anunson

Madison’s east side is home to a growing distillery district. Two of the newest players talk about the industry, which is gearing up for a boom. Read more

Isthmus Drinks

The east side of Madison adds another business to its growing beverage production district. Imaginary Factory, from longtime Madison bartender Hastings Cameron, will produce its own line of spirits and provide contract production. Read more

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Justin Sprecher

Distill America at the Edgewater Hotel on February 18, 2017. Read more

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Accusations of over-imbibing in the Badger State are just another assault by the Fun Police. Read more

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