A family owned & operated distillery that started from scratch. We hand-built our copper pot still in-house by hand, & thus we know every aspect of how to use them inside & out. Resonating from our travels to the Caribbean islands, our spirits are all a blend of Caribbean style with an old school mix of copper pot open flame Appalaician style distillation. We distill our spirits in 300 gallon open flame copper pot still for two days. We then give them a second round of distillation in a 50 gallon still until they are up to our top quality standards. Our spirits are hand crafted top shelf liquors, distilled in small batches closely tended to meet our dedication to high quality and amazing taste.
We use pot stills to distill our liquors. A pot still is a type of distillation apparatus used to distill alcoholic spirits. Pot stills operate on a batch distillation basis as opposed to column stills which operate on a continuous basis. Our pot stills are constructed from copper based off Appalachian tradition. During first distillation, the pot still (or "wash still") is filled about two-thirds full of a fermented liquid (or wash). The pot still is then heated so that the liquid boils. The liquid being distilled evaporates & a concentration of alcohol in the vapor phase travels up the swan neck at the top of the pot still & down the lyne arm, after which it travels through the condenser, where it is cooled to yield a distillate with a higher concentration of alcohol than the original liquid. This liquor is further distilled a second time in a pot still to yield a distillate with a higher concentration of alcohol.