During Craft Beer Week, Celebrate With Booze

22 May
During Craft Beer Week, Celebrate With Booze

Pretty much everywhere you turn these days, craft beer fans are celebrating American Craft Beer Week.

So are we at Rogue Spirits, but not in the way you might think. We’re celebrating with our whiskey and vodka.

The connections between beer, whiskey and vodka are uncomplicated. They all begin as mash. Our mash is made in the Brewery by none other than legendary Brewmaster John Maier.

brewery john maier John (right) watching over the production of a Rogue Spirits mash.

When John is done mashing, lautering and fermenting the wort, the liquid he crafted is known in the business as distillers beer.

It gets the full Rogue treatment as we drive it across the parking lot from the Brewery to the Distillery.

Rogue Mash Transit (2)

Now another John takes over. John Wilcox is Rogue Spirits’ Distillasaurus Rex, master of the copper still and vodka column.

Like a mad scientist conducting a giant pipe organ, John guides the beer through the…

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