A family owned & operated distillery that started from scratch. We built our copper pot stills in-house by hand. Resonating from our travels to the Caribbean islands, our spirits are all a blend of Caribbean flavor with an old school mix of Appalachian style. We distill our spirits in a 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, crafted in small batches closely tended to meet our high quality standards 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 in a pot still to yield a distillate with an even higher concentration of alcohol.